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Jan 08, 2019
Narendra Modi govt banks on 10% reservation with eye on 2019, but does it risk alienating Dalit votebank?While the BJP has traditionally enjoyed support from upper castes such as Brahmins, Banias, Rajputs, Jats, Patels and Marathas, that was not enough to fend off challenges from the Congress in the three Hindi heartland states that bankrolled Modi's success in 2014.
Jan 08, 2019
BJP's 10 percent reservation for upper castes unlikely to be a winner even among members of the communityWhat the BJP's sudden decision to provide reservation for the poor people among the forward castes conceals is its fallacious nature and the potentially complicated aftermath
Jan 07, 2019
Centre's move to give 10% reservation to economically-backward upper castes puts Opposition on back footThe meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House on Monday was short — lasting barely half an hour, but it included a monumental decision that will impact the lives and mobility of crores of Indians.
Jan 04, 2019
At Prayagraj Kumbh Mela, sadhus urge Modi govt to destroy Pakistan's nukes, end caste-based reservationSadhus gathered in Prayagraj for the Kumbh Mela 2019 have urged the Narendra Modi government to take decisive steps to remove caste-based reservation as it is spreading hatred in the society while stressing on the need to destroy nuclear weapons of Pakistan for peace in the region
Aug 07, 2018
Nitin Gadkari’s reservation gaffe: NDA government must convert it into an opportunity by eliminating creamy layerThe govt must weave economic criteria into the caste-based reservation system. That could be the harbinger for full-fledged economic-criteria based reservation.
Feb 28, 2018
Logical to consider farmers as category for reservations, says Sharad Pawar and promises to discuss issue with experts, lawyersNCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said some people suggested him the idea to have reservation in jobs and education for "farmers".
Dec 04, 2017
AAP distances itself from Kumar Vishwas' remarks on reservations; says they are his individual opinionThe Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday raised the issue of Dalit struggles in the country and expressed displeasure so as to clarify that Kumar Vishwas' views against caste-based reservation were personal and should not be taken as the party's stand.
Feb 07, 2017
UP Election 2017: Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law opposes quota, BJP fumesSamajwadi Party mentor Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav has courted controversy by reportedly saying she is opposed to caste-based reservation, with the opposition BJP jumping at the opportunity to corner the ruling party.