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May 20, 2019
SC verdict upholding quotas in promotions welcome, but top court must also address low representation of SCs, STs in judiciaryArray
Jan 25, 2019
Nitish Kumar calls for caste-based census in 2021, says SC/ST and OBC populations have increasedNitish Kumar called for a caste-based census in 2021, citing that the population of the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes had gone up. He said the caste-based census will help update data estimates recorded in the last census in 1931.
Jan 08, 2019
Modi govt's decision on 'economically backward' quota unlikely to withstand judicial scrutiny, may also be politically counterproductiveThe timing of the Narendra Modi government's announcement of the proposed quota formula is certainly a matter of suspicion.
Aug 03, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis bows to quota demand from Marathas: Country needs transition from community-based to income-based reservationsIt is time the country looked past community-based reservations and at least moved to income-based reservations in education and government jobs.
May 18, 2016
Tina Dabi's fake Facebook accounts reveal internet warriors' blinkered mindsetBarely had the news of Tina Dabi topping the civil services examinations broken that internet gladiators began a political war over her success.
Apr 12, 2016
Quota conundrum: Nitish Kumar's demand on increasing reservations may not lead to empowermentWhere has this quota politics, which Nitish Kumar is practicing, taken us? Quality and efficiency have become big casualties.
Mar 22, 2016
Ahead of election heat in 5 states, Modi talks quotas again: 'No change in reservation policy for Dalits'Making it clear that there will be no change in the reservation policy for Dalits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that nobody can snatch their right even as he accused his opponents of spreading “untruths” on the issue.
Feb 22, 2016
Jat quota stir: Modi government tries to follow in UPA's footsteps, but it won't be easyIt is an uphill task for the Modi government to quell the rising upsurge among the Jat population in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi for demanding reservation
Jan 07, 2016
Delhi private school quotas: It's easy to hate Kejriwal, but here are 62 reasons to love himIn a far-reaching reform initiative, Delhi government scrapped management and all other quotas except for the economically weaker sections in private schools for nursery admissions, putting 75 per cent of total seats in the open.
Oct 12, 2015
Quotas, Art 370: Why BR Ambedkar would not recognise our Constitution todayIndia's Constitution, with 100 amendments to date, is a poor shadow of the liberal document Ambedkar gave us. Ambedkar's reason for making amendments easy have ended up subverting its fundamental values.