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May 17, 2019
Look Beyond Quotas for EqualityReservations bring with them the charge of unfair equality and this leads to further acrimony between groups. It’s time we looked at new solutions
Jan 08, 2019
Narendra Modi govt banks on 10% reservation with eye on 2019, but does it risk alienating Dalit votebank?While the BJP has traditionally enjoyed support from upper castes such as Brahmins, Banias, Rajputs, Jats, Patels and Marathas, that was not enough to fend off challenges from the Congress in the three Hindi heartland states that bankrolled Modi's success in 2014.
Jan 08, 2019
BJP's 10 percent reservation for upper castes unlikely to be a winner even among members of the communityWhat the BJP's sudden decision to provide reservation for the poor people among the forward castes conceals is its fallacious nature and the potentially complicated aftermath
Jan 19, 2018
As teen pregnancies fall across India, three northeastern states report increase: Hindus, SC/STs see maximum dropAt a time when teenage pregnancy – share of women aged 15-19 years who had begun childbearing – fell in the rest of the country, with some of India's poorest states registering the highest drops, three states in the northeast registered an increase
Nov 25, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind expresses concern over low representation of SC, ST, OBCs in higher judiciaryRam Nath Kovindexpressed concern over "unacceptably low" representation of women, OBCs, SC/STs in higher judiciary and called for steps to remedy situation
Jul 15, 2013
GTA decides to reserve 28% jobs for SC/STsThe Gorkha Territorial Administration has passed a resolution to reserve 22 per cent jobs for Scheduled Castes and 6 per cent for Scheduled Tribes.
Jan 27, 2013
'Ashis Nandy's remark at JLF indirect attack on Muslims'Newly-formed Azmat-E-Rasool foundation alleged here that the author's comment, in which he purportedly said that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", is an "indirect attack" on the Muslim community.
Nov 23, 2012
Winter session: After a stormy day over FDI, will Parliament function today?Parliament's winter session began on a stormy note Thursday with the row over FDI in trade and reservation for Dalits as well as tribals in promotions crippling the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
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.