OBC Current Affairs, GK & News

Justice Rohini Commission

On June 24, 2020, the Union Cabinet under PM Modi approved extension of Justice Rohini Commission to examine the issue of sub categorization of OBCs. The commission has been extended till October 31, 2021. Highlights The commission is to look into the anomalies arising from spelling of caste names. The communities that are currently listed ..




OBC Sub-Categorization Comission

The Union Government had, in October 2017, constituted a special Commission under article 340 which was to examine the issues of the sub-categorization of the Other Backward Classes who are granted 27% reservation as part of India’s affirmative action program. What was the commission supposed to do? The commission was to examine the alleged inequitable ..


Validity of UP Governments Order to List OBC as SC

The order of the Uttar Pradesh government to issue Scheduled Castecertificates to those belonging 17 castes from Other Backward Castes (OBC) is termed as unconstitutional. Constitutional Procedure for listing any caste as Scheduled Caste Article 341 of the constitution lists the following provisions: (1)The President after consultation with the Governor is empowered to specify the ..