Implement OBC sub-quota if you want to challenge SP-BSP alliance

Lucknow, Jan 14 The fight for the BJP will get a “little tough” in Uttar Pradesh after the SP-BSP alliance if the Yogi Adityanath government does not implement the report on sub-categorization... Read more »

Sheila Dikshit Gets Muslim, OBC and Dalit Deputies in Delhi Congress, But Will the Experiment Work?

After appointing former chief minister Sheila Dikshit as Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president, the grand old party has brought on board three working presidents – each from Muslim, Dalit and OBC communities... Read more »

Ramdas Athawale: Extend OBC quota by 10%, overall quota up to 75% is fine

The Centre and states should both consider raising reservation in jobs and education for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) by 10 per cent to tackle the backlash from these groups to the new... Read more »

Former Bihar CM calls on govt to make caste census public

Former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha national president, Jitan Ram Manjhi Saturday demanded that the report of the caste census be made public and reservation for all categories be increased... Read more »

10 pc quota for economically backward upper castes: Dalit-OBC thinkers weigh in

The Union cabinet’s introduction of a controversial bill to provide 10% reservation for economically backward upper caste people in government higher education institutes and jobs has sparked dissent. That includes opposition from... Read more »

Upper Caste Reservation: Has BJP given up on Dalits and OBCs?

Job reservations like the proverbial cat are finally out of the bag. And indications are that the step is going to be flaunted as a virtual magic wand through the months to... Read more »

Mrinal Pande’s open letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Respected Yogi Shri Adityanath ji, Speaking recently at the inauguration of ‘Samrasta Kumbh’, you reportedly said that the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata were written when Google did not exist and that the... Read more »

National legislation needed for special component plan for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes

Dec. 21 PS Krishnan, IAS (Retd), former Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Welfare, and Member, National Monitoring Committee for Education of SCs, STs and Persons with Disabilities, Government of India,... Read more »

Boy’s story from grazing goats for school fees to do MBBS at AIIMS

Bhubaneswar/Jodhpur, Dec. 21 Asharam Choudhary, a young resident of Datotar village in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, who was once grazing goats to pay his school fees is now pursuing his first year MBBS... Read more »

Plea challenging 32 per cent OBC quota filed in court

After filing petitions challenging the 16 per cent reservation granted to the Maratha community by the state government, another petition has been filed in the Bombay high court challenging the 32 per... Read more »