March 02, 2019 3:27 am
There are substantial inequalities even within Dalits. In addition to the 15 per cent quota, the community should also have reservation based on socioeconomic criteria.
February 02, 2019 4:27 am
The state government had two options - to implement it through an executive quota or through a bill. It chose the latter.
January 28, 2019 3:27 am
The Deputy CM said the 2011 social and caste survey report was not published because it had been full of “mistakes and inaccuracies. “There would be a fresh caste census by 2021. There was no point publishing it since it was grossly inadequate.
January 26, 2019 7:15 am
According to one petitioner, the quota push was done with an eye on the vote bank, and the changes were “manifestly arbitrary” as it “imposes” reservation on unaided institutions which do not receive any aid from the state.
January 16, 2019 5:55 pm
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% quota for EWS in the general category across all higher education institutions from July 2019. He said it would not affect existing reservations for candidates.