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Caste-based reservation


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.

Misuse of reservation by elite class mulled

April 30, 2012 2:18 am

The Haryana Insaf Society organised a discussion on ‘Caste-based reservation-A menace to the society’ on Sunday.

Shabana Azmi,Mahesh Bhatt slam protests against 'Aarakshan'

August 07, 2011 11:43 pm

The movie is based on caste-based reservation in the Indian education system.