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BSP urges government to redefine creamy layer for OBCs
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati Thursday demanded redefining of the 'creamy layer' among OBCs in the light of rising prices.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 8:08:28 PM

Old applications cleared by Kerala chief minister
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan cleared a large number of applications for assistance from the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund (CMDRF) two years after they were received by his predecessor Oomen Chandy of the Congress.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 7:18:27 PM

UPA government's flagship law for 27 percent quotas for OBC students upheld (Second Lead)
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the law providing 27 percent quota for other backward classes (OBCs) students in government-run institutes of higher learning but said the 'creamy layer' or the elite would be kept out.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:51:35 PM

No directive to Tibetan schools on anti-China protests
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) No directive has been issued to Tibetan schools to keep students away from anti-China protests, an official of the Central Tibetan School Administration (CTSA) said here Thursday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:35:48 PM

BJP wants quotas in minority institutions too
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court judgement upholding 27 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in institutions of higher education, but with a rider.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:35:22 PM

Indo-Nepal border sealed for Nepali polls
Rupaidiha (Indo-Nepal Border), April 10 (IANS) The usually bustling Indo-Nepal border post in this Uttar Pradesh town wore a deserted look Thursday as the 700-km long border were sealed for the Himalayan kingdom's crucial polls.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:21:13 PM

PM meets President Patil ahead of her foreign tour
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met President Pratibha Patil ahead of her official visit to three Latin American countries beginning Saturday.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 6:09:13 PM

Educational institutions ready to implement backward class quotas
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Educational institutions Thursday said they would implement the quotas for backward class students but their acquiescence was reserved in some cases.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 5:11:54 PM

Poll panel stays home guards recruitment in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has stayed recruitment to Home Guards in Madhya Pradesh and has sought clarification from the director general of police for advertising the posts in districts where parliamentary by-elections are scheduled.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 4:46:12 PM

Health minister disappointed with creamy layer exclusion
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) While welcoming the Supreme Court upholding the 27 percent quota for other backward classes (OBCs) in institutes of higher learning, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Thursday expressed disappointment at the exclusion of the creamy layer among the community.

Thursday, April 10, 2008 4:45:42 PM

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