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Apr 08, 2019
Tejashwi Yadav releases RJD manifesto; promises helpline to Biharis outside state, reservation proportionate to SC/STThe RJD released its manifesto, titled 'Pratibadhta Patra', promising reservation for SCs, STs, EBC and OBCs in proportion of their population in the private sector and the higher judiciary
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 13, 2019
Excuse of upper caste poverty may not help Modi govt get away with 10% quota if it's legally challengedThe Supreme Court has ground to quash the 10 percent quota law it if it is challenged before it as there has been no mention of any inadequate representation of poorer sections of the society.
Dec 18, 2018
Maratha quota row: Maharashtra govt facing substantive legal hurdles in SC, change of strategy crucial for successOn 3 December, the Maharashtra government filed a caveat application — to ensure they are heard in any matter concerning reservations for the Maratha community — in the Supreme Court.
Nov 25, 2018
Amit Shah slams KCR's plan to give 12 percent quota to Muslims, says BJP will never allow religion-based reservationAmit Shah hit out at Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao over the issue during campaign rallies at Parkal and Nirmal.
Nov 19, 2018
Maratha quota row in Maharashtra: Why do politically powerful and relatively rich communities need reservations?The Maharashtra government’s decision to grant reservations to the Maratha community is more in keeping with the political expediency of the time.
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 08, 2018
Hardik Patel takes fast into 15th day from hospital; Sharad Yadav says fight requires strength after meeting Patidar leaderHardik Patel, who is on a hunger strike from 25 August, was admitted to a hospital on Friday after his health deteriorated.
Aug 07, 2018
Nitin Gadkari’s reservation gaffe: NDA government must convert it into an opportunity by eliminating creamy layerThe govt must weave economic criteria into the caste-based reservation system. That could be the harbinger for full-fledged economic-criteria based reservation.
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.