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Sep 05, 2012
Why SC/ST promotions quota puts India on the road to disasterAlthough it is packaged as an affirmative action proposal intended to uplift the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the measure is regressive.
Aug 22, 2012
Quotas in promotions: No party is willing to say 'no'Many parties see a danger in introducing quotas in job promotions, but no one is willing to antagonise the Dalit votebank.
Dec 24, 2011
Quota for minorities is worst of slice-and-dice politicsAnna's campaign for a Lokpal saw India unite across caste and religious divisions. The politics of sub-quotas for religious minorities, on the other hand, represents 'divide and rule' cynicism at its worst.
Aug 12, 2011
Why discuss Aarakshan with an immoral upper class?The upper caste are opposed to the idea of reservation. But it is worth recalling that in the late 19th century, Tamil Brahmins pleaded with the British to introduce a Third Class for their children who were not able to cross the minimum pass percentage of 45 percent.
Aug 11, 2011
10 questions we need to ask after Aarakshan brouhahaThe heat and dust raised by the film Aarakshan shows that we are not even ready to look at better options on how to improve the conditions of our most victimised sections.