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Sep 06, 2012
SC/ST quotas in promotions, and the coming 'caste wars'The political atmospherics over quotas in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes bears an eerie echo of post-Mandal politics. This won't end nicely.
Aug 24, 2012
Mulayam moves centrestage; may trigger realignmentsAs the Congress tried to humour Mayawati's reservations in promotions demand, Mulayam Singh is sending warning signals to the UPA.
Aug 23, 2012
Why quotas for promotions are a bad, bad ideaSixty years after promising job reservations, we are extending this bad idea even further - to job promotions. It's time to abandon it.
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.
Mar 07, 2012
As Jats demand reservation, Hisar in Haryana remains tenseThe Jat community has been protesting seeking reservations for the community in the Other Backward Castes category.
Feb 13, 2012
Will Salman Khurshid be sacked today for defying EC?The Congress raps the Law Minister for shooting his mouth off against the Election Commission, but Khurshid is still gloriously defiant.
Sep 27, 2011
Reservations for Muslims: Good politics or good sense?Now that elections are around the corner in UP, both Mayawati and UPA are proposing reservations for Muslims. A debate that inevitably raises thorny questions about the definition of 'Hindu' and the significance of caste.
Aug 24, 2011
How 'creamy layer' Dalits have betrayed Ambedkar's visionAn important question arises in the wake of a PIL filed by a Dalit seeking to exclude "creamy layer" Dalits from reservations. Are Dalits their own worst enemies?
Aug 18, 2011
SC upholds cut-off percentage for OBC studentsThe Supreme Court today held that the minimum eligibility percentage for admission in central universities for OBC category should be at most 10 per cent less than that of general category students.
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.