Karnataka: Reservation for Muslims under the OBC category

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: TH  Context: The Karnataka government’s recent decisions on the reservation have come under intense political debate.   Reservation to religious minorities: At present, there is no reservation in Civil Posts and Services under the …

National Commission for Minorities

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   Context: Former IPS officer Iqbal Singh Lalpura, has been chosen as chairman of National Commission for Minorities.   About the NCM: National Commission for Minorities (NCM) was set up under the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992. It Monitor the working of the safeguards …