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BJP's pro-OBC agenda comes up against caste census demand

A BJP source admitted that a census will inevitably reconfirm the numerical majority of the OBCs. 'That will overturn social equations and consign the upper castes to a twilight zone of......

In LS replay, govt, oppn unite to pass states OBC quota bill in Rajya Sabha

A constitutional amendment bill to restore the powers of the states to make their own OBC lists was passed by Parliament on Wednesday, with the opposition and treasury benches joining hands in the......

Govt, Oppn join hands to pass state OBC bill in RS too

The Parliament on Tuesday unanimously passed the bill to restore the power of states and union territories to prepare and maintain their own list of socially and educationally backward classes......

BJP, Opposition join hands to get quota bill passed in LS

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Constitution amendment bill to restore the power of states to make their own OBC lists after a thaw in the logjam as Opposition parties backed the legislation......

Govt introduces bill in LS to restore states' rights on OBC list

Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Virendra Kumar introduced the Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha on Monday. The bill seeks to restore the states' power to make......

Unemployment rises across religions, social groups

The problem of unemployment is spread across the economy.Somesh Jha reports. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com There was a jump in the unemployment rate across major religions and social......

Fugitive Economic Offenders bill may take ordinance route

Even existing cases might come under the proposed law, including those of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choski. But, the law would not cover earlier cases.  The government plans to......

'The government would want to privatise the railways'

'For the first time railway passenger figures have fallen by 150 million.'Who is taking over the railways? It is the airlines and Volvo buses.''I think governments -- whether this one or the ones......

'The change from pessimism to confidence is a major achievement'

'This has to be seen in the context not only of the legacy we inherited, but also of global economic weakness.''If after inheriting the very bad situation we have reached this level despite......

Mrinal Sen: 'I wish I could start from scratch'

'How do you expect me to tone down my anger when the most prominent culture in India today is the culture of corruption, in every sphere of life?'Mrinal Sen, who passed into the ages on December 30......

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