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    Supreme Court upholds law for 27% OBC quota
    But creamy layer among OBCs to be excluded

    Nepal votes in historic election
    The turnout was over 60 per cent and there was no major incident of violence

    Creamy layer issue for Cabinet: Arjun
    Describes judgment as historic

    40 injured in market blast
    Diphu (Assam): At least 40 people were injured, 18 of them seriously, when a cycle bomb ripped through a market in Howraghat town in central Assam’s hill district of Karbi Anglong on Thursday. The bomb was allegedly detonated by ...

    We fully support China on Tibet: Hugo Chavez
    Says the U.S. wants to derail the Beijing Olympics

    Caste can be the basis to determine backwardness, rules Supreme Court
    “OBC should be deemed to mean SEBC after exclusion of creamy layer”

    Only way to bridge chasm in our society, says Gowda
    BANGALORE: The former Prime Minister and national president of the Janata Dal (Secular), H.D. Deve Gowda, has welcomed the Supreme Court order on reservation for the Other Backward Classes in central educational institutions. Mr. ...

    Mixed response to exclusion of creamy layer
    NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court order on reservation for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in central educational institutions drew appreciation from across the political spectrum on Thursday. However, the decision to exclude the creamy layer ...

    After judgment, IIM admission schedules deferred
    NEW DELHI: Within hours of Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling, the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) decided to defer their admission schedules for 2008-09. A notice posted on the website of IIM-Bangalore – which conducted ...

    Mayawati urges quota for poor among FCs
    NEW DELHI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati told journalists here that the government should redefine the concept of creamy layer in view of the runaway prices so that the Other Backward Classes, who were ...

    The creamy layer
    New Delhi: The following are among the list of persons who will fall within the ambit of creamy layer as per the Office Memorandum dated September 8, 1993: (1) Group A/Class I Officers of the All India Central and State Services ...

    Time for India to redeem itself
    Dry and cracked pitch is the centre of attention

    Bopanna to open against Nishikori
    Prakash Amritraj plays Go Soeda in the second singles match

    Evolutionary pointer in an amphibian
    Frog without lungs discovered in remote part of Indonesia

    Steps for Hogenakkal project under way
    Timetable was drawn up even as talks were in progress, says Chief Minister

    Facelift for heritage buildings in Chennai
    CHENNAI: The Chepauk Palace and the office of the Deputy Inspector-General of Registration on Rajaji Salai are among the heritage buildings in the city to be rehabilitated, according Public Works Minister Durai Murugan. Estimates are being ...

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