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Caste-based reservation


Imposition of reserved category quota may lead to more vacant positions, believe IIT professors

December 07, 2021 9:38 am

Earlier, IITs could de-reserve the positions if reserved category candidates could not fill them up after a couple of advertisements. But now, the IIT boards do not have that liberty. In the current scenario, if the positions are not being taken up, they will continue to remain vacant until a suitable candidate applies for the job.

Reservation delayed, justice denied

August 13, 2021 8:24 pm

Quotas in medical colleges for OBCs has been long pending. Someone must answer for the suffering this delay has caused

RSS strong supporter of reservation; should continue as long as inequality exists in society: Hosabale

August 10, 2021 6:44 pm

Stating that reservation is a "historical necessity" for India, Dattatreya Hosabale said, "It should continue as long as there is inequality being experienced by a particular section of society."

Reservation needs fresh approach to align with times, empower marginalised

December 17, 2019 10:51 am

The debate on reservation is highly polarised and, usually, brings out the worst in us. Arguments made by all the sides are logical and extremely passionate. It can be challenging to evolve a middle path that includes opposing perspectives.

Refer SC/ST creamy layer matter to larger bench: Govt

December 03, 2019 4:10 am

Attorney General K K Venugopal told a bench of Chief Justice of India S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant that the question decided by a five-judge bench in the Jarnail Singh case last year must be sent to a seven-judge bench.

Commission on OBC sub-categorisation: Recommendations on quota within quota based on 1931 census

May 10, 2019 3:40 am

According to sources, the 8 to 10 per cent fixed quota has been decided upon, based on the total population of these groups as per the 1931 census.

Barring stray ruckus, all quiet on Bharat bandh front

April 11, 2018 2:50 am

In Madhya Pradesh, where seven people had lost their lives during the bandh on April 2, solitary incidents were reported from Seedhi town, in the tribal district of the same name.

Against job reservation in private sector, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

October 17, 2017 4:59 pm

The Lok Janshakti Party led by Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has recently demanded job reservations in private firms. Similar demand has been made in the past by other political outfits as well.

For an equitable society, reservations must be extended to private sector

October 23, 2015 9:31 am

We have allowed the unholy nexus between the upper castes and the rich to continue for long and keep the backward classes, SCs and STs suppressed.

Review of quota system: Govt must call special session of Parliament if it is serious, says Sharad Yadav

October 28, 2015 8:31 am

While speaking to the media, Yadav said, "If the Centre is serious, it should call a special session of Parliament only to discuss the issue of eradication of the caste system in India.