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Jun 28, 2019
Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pieMarathas are the latest addition to a list of communities in India who have demanded reservation (or quota) in jobs and education, but many have debated that offering quota to communities without going over its merits dilutes the purpose of having a quota system for backward castes.
Mar 05, 2019
Narendra Modi makes Patidars pledge to end female foeticide; dismal sex ratio figures point to Gujarat's 'missing brides'Despite being an industrially developed state, Gujarat’s sex ratio was 890 girls per 1,000 boys in the 0-6 age group (sex ratio: 919/1000), according to the 2011 Census. This sex ratio is lower, compared with the national average of 933. The state’s bias against the girl child was first exposed in the 2001 Census figures, which showed the child sex ratio to be 883 girls per 1,000 boys.
Feb 02, 2019
Budget 2019 example of Modi's governance style, stresses push for neo-middle class striving to realise urban dreamThe 2019 Interim Budget presented on Friday is a clear example of a Narendra Modi who plans for a decade, even when he is set to face an uncertainty three months down the line in the general elections.
Dec 03, 2018
In Madhya Pradesh, Congress may sink for ignoring Patidars over ticket distribution as community shifts loyalty to BJPAfter the final list of candidates was declared for the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha election 2018, Patidars swore allegiance to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
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.
Sep 12, 2018
Hardik Patel ends hunger strike after 19 days, says fight for Patidar quota and farm loan waiver will continueHardik Patel broke the fast by having lemonade from the hands of Patidar community leaders Naresh Patel and CK Patel.
Aug 20, 2018
BRTS buses set ablaze, bus stands vandalised in Surat after arrest of Hardik Patel's aide, Alpesh Kathiriya, in old sedition caseTension gripped Gujarat's Surat city as mobs set ablaze a BRTS bus and vandalised a bus stand on Sunday night, apparently in protest against the arrest of Patidar quota agitation leader Alpesh Kathiriya, a close aide of Hardik Patel, by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch in an old sedition case.
Jun 06, 2018
Mandsaur agitation: Poppy husk smuggling, lack of technical knowledge plague opium farmers in Madhya PradeshA farmers' union in the district has written to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, highlighting their grievances of opium farmers in Mandsaur.
Jan 04, 2018
Dalit protests shake BJP's fort as rise in casteism challenges party's politics of Hindutva-laced nationalismIf Dalits continue to clash with upper-caste Hindus, it would destroy its dream of a 'virat' Hindu 'parivar' that votes just for the BJP.
Dec 24, 2017
Rajeev Chandrasekhar says Rahul Gandhi's charm will not spell magic in Karnataka Assembly electionNDA Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar said AICC president Rahul Gandhi's charm would not spell magic in next year's Karnataka Assembly polls and Congress would taste defeat as it did it in Gujarat polls for playing caste politics.