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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.
Feb 06, 2019
Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, membersThe government has sought applications for chairman and members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, nearly five years after the Lokpal Act came into force, officials said Wednesday.
Feb 04, 2018
BJP asks leaders to focus on Budget welfare schemes ahead of key state Assembly pollsThe BJP believes that the Union Budget's thrust on welfare schemes such as free LPG connection and health insurance for the poor will resonate with the masses and help the party electorally ahead of Assembly polls in a number of key states.
Jan 28, 2018
Acid attack victims and people with autism, mental illnesses to get reserved seats in central govt jobsPeople with autism, mental illnesses, intellectual disability and victims of acid attacks will now get quota in central government jobs
Dec 11, 2017
Gujarat Election: In Kalol, Rahul Gandhi says 'Modiji talked about Modiji 90% of the time', accuses him of dumping development agendaCongress vice-president Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of dumping the development agenda and talking only about himself during campaigning for the Gujarat polls
Dec 05, 2017
India's wrongfully imprisoned get little relief as country lacks proper legal remedyA rehabilitative scheme for the wrongfully imprisoned without examining intersectional issues such as economic, social and communal divides will be futile.
Oct 26, 2017
Rajasthan Assembly passes bill raising reservation for OBCs to 26 percent; move to benefit GujjarsRajasthan Assembly passed a bill to raise reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) from 21 percent to 26 percent with a voice vote
Sep 24, 2017
Gujjar scholars demand inclusion of Gojri in Eighth Schedule, seek research centres for development of languageGojri, a tribal language spoken by nearly two million Gujjars, should be included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, scholars from the community said
Sep 17, 2017
Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale says reservation should be extended to uppers castesRamdas Athawale said reservations in jobs should go up from the present 49.5 percent to 75 percent on economic criteria and higher castes must also benefit
Aug 23, 2017
Amit Shah says OBC sub-categorisation shows BJP's commitment to backward classesBJP chief Amit Shah cited the Modi government's announcements on benefits for backward classes as evidence of his party's commitment to the development of marginalised sections.