Desertion of OBC Ministers, MLAs Will Have No Impact on BJP's UP Poll Prospects: Keshav Maurya

Desertion of OBC Ministers, MLAs Will Have No Impact on BJP’s UP Poll Prospects: Keshav Maurya

They have left to fulfil their “self-interest” and not for “any ideology”, the BJP leader said.(PTI/File) Recently, Swami Prasad Maurya, Dara Singh Chauhan and Dharam Singh Saini quit the state cabinet and the BJP to join the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) along with some legislators. PTI Lucknow Last Updated:January 23, 2022, 18:10 IST FOLLOW […]

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UP Polls: Will the Exodus of Leaders Hurt the BJP, Or Can It Still Count on Its Caste Arithmetic?

UP Polls: Will the Exodus of Leaders Hurt the BJP, Or Can It Still Count on Its Caste Arithmetic?

Three Uttar Pradesh ministers and 11 MLAs have quit the Bharatiya Janata Party. Most of them are ‘other backward class’ (OBC) leaders. Swami Prasad Maurya, a former minister, is said to have a good hold on Maurya, Kushwaha, Shakya and Saini votes of the state. Another minister who resigned from the BJP is Dara Singh […]

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UP Elections 2022: Another BJP Leader Quits Yogi Cabinet; Akhilesh Yadav 'Welcomes' Him

UP Elections 2022: Another BJP Leader Quits Yogi Cabinet; Akhilesh Yadav ‘Welcomes’ Him

In another jolt to the ruling BJP in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, OBC leader Dara Singh Chauhan resigned Wednesday from the Yogi Adityanath cabinet and appeared to be headed towards the Samajwadi Party. A day earlier as BJP leaders brainstormed in Delhi on the UP assembly polls state Labour Minister Swami Prasad Maurya quit. Three other […]

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After NEET, Now Demand to Have 27% Reservation for OBCs in CLAT

After NEET, Now Demand to Have 27% Reservation for OBCs in CLAT

After the government has approved 27 per cent of reservations in medical colleges for students belonging to OBC background, now there is a demand to have the same for law colleges. While several LLB and LLM colleges offer OBC quota,  the All India OBC Students Association (AIOBCSA) claims that it is not properly implemented. Highlighting […]

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OBC Quota Stir: Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad, Others Detained in Bhopal

OBC Reservation Cauldron Simmers Again as Mahasangh Hints at 3rd Front Ahead of 2023 Polls

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and several other people were detained at the Bhopal airport amid protest in Madhya Pradesh’s capital over reservation for Other Backward Classes. They have also hinted at a third political front comprising Other Backward Castes, Scheduled Castes, and Scheduled Tribes ahead of the 2023 Madhya Pradesh assembly elections. The protesters […]

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