BJP to piggyback on RSS for OBC support
Monday, September 24, 2018, 9:19 AM
The state BJP-leadership is hoping that PM Modi will address a couple of campaign meetings in Telangana state preferably before the election-notification is announced. If that materalises, it will be a show of strength for the OBC as the BJP is reaching out to BCs and OBCs to shed its upper-caste image. Mr Modi’s meet could be a “OBC-Sammelan” in Telangana-state, a leader said.
Jobs meant for OBCs won't go to other categories: Maha CM
Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 5:23 PM
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today that in no way jobs meant for the OBCs would go to the candidates belonging to other categories. Fadnavis' assurance came against the backdrop of reports that the Other Backward Classes are opposing likely inclusion of the Marathas in the OBC category for quota benefits.
IAS officers in Telangana allege caste discrimination
Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 8:05 AM
IAS officers from SC, ST and OBC groups in the state feel discriminated against by the TS government in the matter of postings. A few of these officers held a meeting on Monday to discuss their future course of action. Their contention was that the government is giving prominent postings to IAS officers from the upper castes and that they are being ignored.