The BJP is faced with a serious dilemma on this issue.
Reservation in public educational institutions and government jobs is usually, at most, 50 per cent.
The request for access will now have to be okayed only by the PMO — which, sources said, will be done on a case-by-case basis.
There was controversy in the Maha Assembly as the Fadnavis govt won trust by voice vote, and 5 Cong MLAs were suspended for manhandling the Governor. IE explains the issues involved.
Digvijay believes the Congress lost the chance to fix itself between 2004 and 2014 when its leadership was not in the government.
Congress MP Digvijaya Singh analyses what is hurting the Congress.
The government at the Centre... has set a record of working exclusively for big industrialists and dhan seths.
CAPITAL CONUNDRUM: President gives nod for calling largest party but Jung has to leave door ajar for AAP too.
Sheila Dikshit was quick to add that it remained to be seen how this vision “would be practically implemented”.
In 1999, it was only when the NDA was able to break away parties from other groupings and draw them on its side.
In this Idea Exchange Hamid Mir, Shafqat Mahmood talk about why the army won’t intervene against Nawaz Sharif.
Urdu’s revival on the small screen and at festivals indicates resurgent popularity of the language
While even a decade ago students here would have been loathe to talk about watching television, or serials.
Sachin and Khadija's case is now cited in almost every court in the state by inter-religious couples seeking to stay together.
In August this year, a local court declared Pushpa and Nur “major”, and hence free to make own decisions.
Bhardwaj has written a book on India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, titled Nehru: Gazing at Tomorrow.
As a writer, Sardar brings lightness and humour to thorny issues.
BJP spokesperson M.J. Akbar has lauded “the roadmap for economic development and promotion of moral values among the people prepared by PM”.
Akhtar-Ul-Wasey, former director of Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies spoke to Seema Chishti.
The Constitution accords as much primacy to linguistic minorities as it does to religious minorities.
Rajiv Satav, Youth Congress president and MP, hits back against attacks on ‘the family’
On Friday morning, prominent historians from all over India and academics threw their weight behind Rezavi.
Jung however, said he “could not comment” on the Congress and BJP’s statements that it was upto him to call fresh elections.
Najeeb Jung describes his role and challenges as Delhi’s L-G to Seema Chishti.
In 1984, the last time a single party secured a majority in Lok Sabha, the Congress had 415 MPs.
In her letter to Gadkari, Raje said that some issues in the Act need a rethink.
Who is the South Asian Muslim? This book has some fascinating answers
Author says ‘perverse and illogical’ to assume work wants to cause trouble between communities
Natgrid: CEO Raghu Raman sounded out by UPA for 2-year extension, NDA says sorry; grid making little progress.
Writer Megha Kumar contests Orient’s claim of its decision being a “pre-release” move, noting that the book has been on sale since April 15.
In the past 25 years, whether because of coalition compulsions or the need to appear representative of India’s diversity, Cabinets have been swelling.
The polity appeared to have adjusted to coalition governments which, in V P Singh’s famous words, mirrored the fact that “India was a coalition”.
In Bihar, Shahnawaz Husain, the only sitting Muslim MP the BJP has had since the mid-1990s, lost from Bhagalpur.
What hobbled the YSRCP was the 12.1 per cent votes won by the Congress, eating into its share.
Why it will be necessary to watch Andhra Pradesh on May 16.
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj V Kishore Chandra Deo, is recontesting from Arakku (ST) in Andhra Pradesh.