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Feb 16, 2019
The many reservations about the 'upper caste' quotaRegional outfits favour expansion of the reservation pool because they view quota as a battle for hegemony between elite and non-elite social groups.
Nov 17, 2018
Maratha quota row: Reservation unwarranted; several past panels concluded community is not 'backward'As far as the Maratha community is concerned, the findings of many commissions are that Marathas are forward classes, with many Marathas in top political ranks and heading businesses.
Dec 21, 2017
In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, 2019 election will witness shift from regional to caste identity"Social Engineering" may replace regional sentiment in the 2019 election in Andhra, Telangana. The upcoming 2019 general election is poised to witness a paradigm shift.
Jul 26, 2017
Chandrababu Naidu in a bind over quota for powerful Kapu community in Andhra PradeshWith passions rising among the Kapu community (27 per cent of Andhra's population), it is a risk Chandrababu Naidu cannot afford to take.
Feb 01, 2016
Kapu agitation: A politics of discontent and affirmative actionOn a silent Sunday, Tuni, a small town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh witnessed a massive agitation by the Kapu community for 'reservation' that turned violent leading to destruction of public property and caused grievous injuries to the police and railway personnel.
Feb 01, 2016
After Gurjars and Patidars, it's Kapus: India will continue to burn while netas play mischief with quotasThe violence in the East Godavari district by Kapus demanding reservation on Sunday is a tragic farce that is unfortunately played out in Indian politics with alarming regularity
Sep 04, 2014
By picking Vijayawada, Naidu just got a capital advantage in AndhraChandrababu Naidu's choice of the new capital will aid him in the state's politics that is driven by caste considerations.