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May 28, 2012
HC quashes Centre's 4.5 percent minorities sub-quotaIn a setback to the Centre over the sub-quota issue, the Court said the Office Memorandum(OM) creating the sub-quota was based on religious grounds and not on any other intelligible consideration.
May 18, 2012
Mamata says no to religion-based reservationWest Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday rubbished demands of reservation for Muslims on the basis of religion and said the idea cannot work as it is not permitted by the Indian Constitution.
Jan 10, 2012
Nothing wrong in Khurshid's sub-quota promise for UP: CongressCongress today saw nothing wrong in Union Minister Salman Khurshid's assertion that the party would provide nine per cent sub-quota for backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh.
Dec 17, 2011
Does corruption have a caste? Lokpal quotas are a lunacyThe Lokpal panel will likely have quotas on caste and communal basis. Ironically, corruption itself has no caste or religious bias. It is the ultimate equal-opportunity enterprise.
Sep 27, 2011
Reservations for Muslims: Good politics or good sense?Now that elections are around the corner in UP, both Mayawati and UPA are proposing reservations for Muslims. A debate that inevitably raises thorny questions about the definition of 'Hindu' and the significance of caste.
Aug 18, 2011
SC upholds cut-off percentage for OBC studentsThe Supreme Court today held that the minimum eligibility percentage for admission in central universities for OBC category should be at most 10 per cent less than that of general category students.