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Quota used for political ends, says RSS chief and seeks policy review

Seeking a committee with representatives from the civil society, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has pitched for a review of the reservation policy. He has said that the quota issue has been used for polit

Morning briefing: WhatsApp, social media out of encryption policy

A day after witnessing huge protest against its Encryption Policy, the government has decided to exempt WhatsApp and social media sites from it. The proposed policy, issued by the department of ele

Morning briefing: RSS may discuss population `imbalance` at its meeting today

With the recent census figures recording the Muslim population count at over 17 crores, the three-day Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh executive beginning today (Friday) in Ranchi is expected to adopt a

Quota has to remain to end social backwardness

National commission for scheduled castes chairman P L Punia is a dalit leader from the Congress. He represented Barabanki constituency in Lok Sabha from 2009 to 2014 and is cur

How a 22-year old man’s arrest has kept Gujarat on the edge for months

Gujarat witnessed violence in 2015 when the Patidar community stood together to demand reservation for Patels in OBC (Other Backward Class) quota.  It’s been nine months since then but t

How quota helped me become what I am

The memories of the day are still intact in my mind when my brother Subhash sacrificed his savings to pay my school fees. Instead of buying shoes, he wore casual slippers in the scorching summer he

Hasty constitutional amendment a fraud, deceives OBCs: Pawar

Criticising the centre for pushing through the 127th Constitutional Amendment, restoring to the states the power to prepare their own OBC lists, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has sa

Caste census will divert aspirational politics to narrow identity politics

There is now an increasingly growing demand, cutting across parties, to have the caste enumeration in Census 2021. An all-party delegation from Bihar met the prime minister in this regard recently.

Visionary Talk with Dr Arvind Panagariya, Professor, Columbia University & Former VC, NITI Aayog



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