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More castes included in backward list

social justice department has made 21 changes in the list of backward castes on the recommendations ofand determines whether a particular caste should be included or excluded from the list of backward castes on receiving a plea or request.The changes have been made in the list of castes recognized as Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Nomadic Tribes (NT). Four castes and 14 sub-castes have been included...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : City | City : Nagpur

Ensure representation of minorities in civil services

Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Friday called upon the academic fraternity to ensure adequate representation in civil services for minorities, the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, and backward classes...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

Social organisation seeks constitutional status for Minority Commission

Aligarh: A social organisation for minorities on Saturday demanded that the National Minorities Commission be granted constitutional status such as that enjoyed by the National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Tribes.The All India Tanzeem-e-Insaaf (AITI) also demanded setting up of a central body for monitoring the performance of all social and economic welfare schemes for minorities in different...
Source : Zeenews |
Category : National | City : Aligarh

Chidambaram reaches out to minorities, increases allocation by 12% to Rs. 3,511 crore

reached out to minorities by increasing the allocation to the minority affairs ministry by 12% to3,511 crore and listed the steps the UPA had taken to improve their condition. He also increased the allocation for scheduled castes and tribals toThe Sachar panel, set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to probe disadvantages faced by Muslims, had pointed out in its report that a vast majority of Muslims...
Source : Hindustan Times |
Category : Business | City : Delhi

Essar Energy's Ruia Brothers Make Minority Investors Offer

India's Billionaire Ruia Brothers Offer £900 Million to Buy Out Minority Investors.LONDON—Essar Energy PLC, controlled by India's billionaire Ruia brothers, said Sunday the pair has offered to pay £900 million to buy out minority investors of the London-listed, India-focused electricity company.Essar Global Fund Ltd., the Ruia family's investment vehicle, has proposed an offer of 70 pence a share ($1.17)...
Source : WSJ |
Category : Others

Troubles for listed MNCs to increase in India

recent fracas between Maruti Suzuki and its minority shareholders has blown the lid off the tension that has been steadily building between minority shareholders and listed multinational corporations in India.This is despite the fact that many of the listed multinationals have delivered better financial performance as well as stock returns to shareholders.Compared to their Indian peers, multinationals...
Source : Rediff |
Category : Business

Left Front releases list of candidates for LS polls

Left Front Chairman Biman Bose today announced a list of 42 Left Front candidates for the coming Parliamentary election. Mr Bose said, Out of 42 candidates, five of the candidates are medical practioners, 26 are new candidates, there are six women, and 12 representing minority communities. Thirteen of the candidates are from scheduled caste/scheduled tribe. The list of Left Front candidates...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : Headlines

Cabinet nod to changes in OBC list

Government gave its go-ahead to the amendment of the central list of Other Backwards Castes to ensure reservation benefits to about 60 castes and communities which have not been able to avail of these so far.Based on the recommendations of the National Commission for Backward Classes, the Union Cabinet gave its approval for making amendments in the Central List of OBCs in respect of 60 castes in 13...
Source : DDINews |
Category : National | City : National

Hasina assures India on minority protection

Prime Minister tells India's national security advisor of firm measures to protect religious minorities...
Source : bdnews24 |
Category : Others

Minority community status to Jains will help their growth: PM Manmohan Singh

FallsAfter the government included Jains in the list of minority communities, PM expressed hope that the status would help them to grow at a faster rateNEW DELHI: After the government included Jains in the list of minority communities,community members led by Acharya Lokesh Muni, he said the community has been demanding minority status at national level since long and he is "happy that it has got this...
Source : The Economic Times |
Category : National