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There is valid ground for reservation in private sector: BJP
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There is valid ground for reservation in private sector: BJP

The recommendations of a central panel for 27 percent reservation for OBCs in private sector jobs on Tuesday evoked favourable reactions from parties.

Making caste census data public will hit the likes of Lalu, Nitish the hardest, says Ram Vilas Paswan
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Making caste census data public will hit the likes of Lalu, Nitish the hardest, says Ram Vilas Paswan

Pitching for a comprehensive classification of caste data before its release, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday said once in public domain it will hit leaders like Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar the most.

UPSC civil services main examination results declared
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UPSC civil services main examination results declared

The results of civil services (main) examination, 2014 were declared on Sunday by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Quota in medical, dental PG courses: SC rejects plea of Jat students
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Quota in medical, dental PG courses: SC rejects plea of Jat students

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea of Jat students seeking benefits of reservation under Other Backward Class (OBC) in the ongoing process of admission in post-graduate (PG) medical and dental courses.

SC sets aside notification to include Jats as OBCs
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SC sets aside notification to include Jats as OBCs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the notification issued by the erstwhile UPA government to include Jats in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for according benefits of reservation to them.

India was a Buddhist country: Maharashtra OBCs plan 'ghar wapsi' from Hinduism
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India was a Buddhist country: Maharashtra OBCs plan 'ghar wapsi' from Hinduism

several groups of Hindus in Maharashtra are mulling converting to Buddhism.

The man who implemented Mandal VP Singh deserves Bharat Ratna more than Vajpayee
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The man who implemented Mandal VP Singh deserves Bharat Ratna more than Vajpayee

The name which didn’t figure on the Bharat Ratna wish-list was of former Prime Minister VP Singh.

Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on untouchability
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Brahminism and bigotry: Decoding the NCAER data on untouchability

An NCAER survey talks of a high level of untouchability among Indians - with one in four admitting to such attitudes. But there is more to it that just this. The data need a more nuanced reading to draw the right conclusions.

Bihar bypolls: Jitters for Nitish, Lalu as early results show BJP ahead in six constituencies
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Bihar bypolls: Jitters for Nitish, Lalu as early results show BJP ahead in six constituencies

Dubbed as a semi-final to the Bihar assembly polls next year, these polls are expected to give all political stakeholders a sense of the people’s mood in the state.

Will Bihar buy the grand Lalu-Nitish marriage? Here is what the numbers say
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Will Bihar buy the grand Lalu-Nitish marriage? Here is what the numbers say

The Lalu-Nitish combine is one of arithmetic common sense and electoral expediency. But if their caste math does not work out, each has much at stake.

Not just upper castes: OBCs, Dalits turning to BJP too
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Not just upper castes: OBCs, Dalits turning to BJP too

The party's efforts to shed its upper caste image appears to have had some impact in critical states such as UP and Bihar

Muzaffarnagar impact? BJP ahead in Western UP too, Muslim vote divided
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Muzaffarnagar impact? BJP ahead in Western UP too, Muslim vote divided

In the absence of a consolidation of the Muslim vote in favour of any one party or alliance, the Muslim voter will be choosing from among the Congress, SP, BSP and even the Aam Aadmi Party.

Lok Sabha polls: Don't write us off yet, says Congress
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Lok Sabha polls: Don't write us off yet, says Congress

As the Congress launched the first major consultations for preparing the party's manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the party declared that Gandhi has opened the closed doors of politics by ensuring grassroot participation in policy making.

Bracing for Modi's OBC card, will UPA announce Jat quota?
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Bracing for Modi's OBC card, will UPA announce Jat quota?

The Congress, possibly rattled by Modi's fairly successful use of their own 'secular' card, is now trying to make sure that they have suitably prepared for any other move that the BJP is likely to make. In an exclusive report, The Indian Express says that the UPA is now planning to announce reservations for Jats in the OBC quota for government jobs.

If Modi goes to the Centre, it may not be via UP and Bihar: Survey
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If Modi goes to the Centre, it may not be via UP and Bihar: Survey

The BJP could win 27 seats in UP and 17 in Bihar, but that's still only a third of the 120 seats in the Hindi heartland -- the wave of support for Modi is not the tsunami he needs.

Minority sub-quotas will make all reservations farcical
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Minority sub-quotas will make all reservations farcical

The creation of Muslim sub-quotas within the OBC quota will inevitably lead to the reduction of all quotas into very small sub-quotas for community.