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Aug 10, 2018
Rajya Sabha rejects resolution to ensure SC, ST community members avail benefits of reservation across countryThe resolution sought amending the Constitution to ensure that persons belonging to SCs and STs in one state should be regarded the same across the country to avail the benefits of reservation.
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.
Jul 18, 2018
Rahul Gandhi’s grand ‘I am the Congress’ tweet fools nobody, people know politics is not a game for the piousThe Congress’ political trajectory since the 70s followed a course that tapped the social fault lines.
Jul 13, 2018
AMU should provide quota if it can't prove minority status, says SC/ST panel: Varsity walks tightrope between minority character, reservationsAdding a new twist to the ongoing controversy over minority status of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the National Commission for Scheduled Castes is planning to order the university to implement the reservation policy or submit documents supporting its claim to prove the university's minority status.
May 11, 2018
Hardik Patel extends 'full support' to Gujjar community's demand for 5% OBC reservation in RajasthanGujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel announced his full support for the agitation called by the Gujjar community to press for their demand of 5 percent reservation within the 21 percent reservation for OBCs
May 09, 2018
Democracy In India Part 10: Scourge of casteism in slow retreat as more and more youth marry for loveThere are two contrary trends in Indian democracy: While caste remains alive in politics and society, it is also giving way to more democratisation in some regions, most notably in Gujarat.
May 04, 2018
BJP's Dalit outreach is like the great Indian laughter challenge: Quick fixes cannot cure internalised social illsThe BJP is in a right royal fix over Dalits. The portends are deeply worrying for the party in an election season.
May 03, 2018
Democracy In India Part 8: Strong democratic process engendering surplus of free speech, empowering communitiesIn Indian democracy, free speech is empowering communities as well as individuals, a fact that can be gleaned from recent Dalit protests or Jat upheaval.
Apr 27, 2018
Democracy In India Part 7: Country's polity vastly unaccountable to citizens despite relative success of democratic processRecent farmer protests show that those making policies do not represent them, or those ruling democracy are far removed from the masses and their issues.
Apr 24, 2018
Democracy In India Part 6: Despite caste and religious divisions, our democratic journey reflects silent revolutionPast 70 years of Indian democracy saw a gradual erosion of caste, spread of women's education, independence of judiciary and EC, among others achievements.