The counselling for NEET-PG has been put on hold. This will remain postponed until the Supreme Court decides the validity of the Centre's decision for introducing reservation for OBC (Other Backward Classes) and EWS (Economically Weaker Sections) in the All India Quota (AIQ).
New Delhi: The CBI has registered a fresh bank fraud case amounting to Rs 155.21 crore which was sanctioned by Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) to avail credit facility to Haryana’s Karnal-based timber firm Mahesh Timber Private Limited (MTPL). The central agency registered the FIR against MTPL, its Director Ashok Kumar Mittal and his wife […]
New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday raised the ‘creamy layer’ ceiling for OBC reservation for securing government jobs to Rs 8 lakh from the existing Rs 6 lakh per year, said an official order. “It has now been decided to raise the income limit from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 8 lakh per annum […]
New Delhi: The government on Wednesday hiked the creamy layer ceiling for the Other Backward Classes to Rs 8 lakh per annum from the existing Rs 6 lakh for central government jobs, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced. Those in the OBC category earning upto Rs 8 lakh annually will now be included in reservation benefits.
New Delhi: The government has put on hold recruitment for teaching positions in universities and colleges pending a decision on the special leave petition it has filed against a court order curtailing reservation for SC/ST and OBCs, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said today. He said the government is committed to 50 per cent reservation to […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday requested Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Other Backward Classes (OBC) quota in government jobs and educational institutions. In a letter, Pradhan requested the Chief Minister to implement reservation provisions for OBCs and Social and Economically Backward Classes (SEBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions in […]
Bhubaneswar: The big bang consolidation of banks in public sector announced by Finance Minister N Sitharaman on Friday is likely to see shut down of nearly 300 ATMs in the State. “The immediate goal of the mega merger of banks is to rationalise the operations and boost the capital base. Since one in two ATMs […]
Mumbai: The board of Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Thursday gave an “in-principle approval” to merger with itself of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) and United Bank of India (UBI). The board also approved the Rs 18,000 crore capital infusion, as announced by the government last week. On Wednesday Moody’ Investors Service updated its outlook […]
Kolkata: The amalgamated entity of United Bank of India (UBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) will come into effect from April 1 next year, a top official said on Saturday. The merged unit, likely to have a new name, will be the second largest bank in the country after State […]
Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has questioned the Odisha government’s move to pass a resolution seeking enumeration of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) and Castes alongside the upcoming general census in 2021 while denying State-wide reservation for the said categories. In a letter to State Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, Pradhan termed the move to […]
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an extension of six months in the tenure of a commission set up to examine the issue of sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List. Now the term of the panel will be till July 31 2020. This is the 8th extension given to […]
Bhubaneswar: National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) chairperson, Bhagwan Lal Sahni on Tuesday came down heavily on Odisha government for not reserving 27 percent quota for the people of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the State. The NCBC chief’s comments came after he met several OBC representatives from the State. “It is unfortunate that […]