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Friday, February 21, 2020

Kalaiyarasan A

Kalaiyarasan is faculty at Institute for Studies in Industrial Development, New Delhi

On socio-economic indicators, Muslim youth fare worse than SCs and OBCs
Fri, Nov 01, 2019

The percentage of youth who are currently enrolled in educational institutions is the lowest among Muslims. Only 39% of the community in the age group of 15-24 are enrolled against 44% for SCs, 51% for Hindu OBCs and 59% for Hindu upper castes.

Quota, old plus new
Sat, Mar 02, 2019

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.

Quota and bad faith
Mon, Jan 14, 2019

UP government’s bid to revisit reservation model is as debatable as Centre’s move on upper caste quotas

Margins of New India
Tue, Nov 27, 2018

Adivasis in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh are doing poorly, economically and educationally.

The myth of appeasement
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Muslims face rapid socio-economic decline. Yet, any move in their favour is made to look illegitimate

The Karnataka model
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

The state offers an alternative trajectory based on growth, and closing of social, religious gaps.

Anxieties of the dominant
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

At the root of the insecurities of Marathas, Jats and Patels lies lack of education and employability

Alienation of the Patels
Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Will they vote as a caste bloc in Gujarat, or will class play a role — for BJP, that’s the question

Quota is the wrong answer
Wed, May 03, 2017

Marathas in Maharashtra experience a sense of relative deprivation. Reservation is not the solution

Jats in wonderlessland
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

Crisis of Haryana’s dominant castes mirrors India’s challenge: Lack of good jobs.

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