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The Reservation Issue
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A lot of rage, a little Rang De
At Ground Zero of the quota protests
Doctors in arms

Columns
The skimming of the creamy layer
The anti-quota stir is misguided


The death of meritocracy
How far will the student revolt go?
Prime Minister, I've a question
The Next Partition of India
Are Brahmins the Dalits of today?
The middle class deserves what it is getting
Do our institutes connect with the real India?
Reservations: The Economic Factor
Maintain the integrity of Indian education
Caste shouldn't overwrite merit
Quota: A cure worse than the disease
How reservations fracture Hindu society
The dangers of reservation in IITs/IIMs
Job reservation: What India Inc should do
Education quotas are unfair
Just how many OBCs are there?

Images
Anti-reservation fire rages across India
Quota protestors are cannon fodder
Student fury at quotas

Interviews
'We can't build the nation with 19th century mindset'
'Middle class only bothers about itself'
'What more do the upper castes want?'

Specials
Cost of new quotas: Rs 165 billion and counting
What the quota panel told the government
Evaluating Tamil Nadu's 69% quota system
Terms of reference for Quota Committee
Can this committee end the quota deadlock?
'No one wants to hear us'
Leaders of anti-quota stir speak
'No need for quota at postgraduate level'
Did Arjun Singh's quota gamble backfire?

October 15, 2008
Unfilled quota seats for general candidates by October 31, says SC
October 03, 2008
Centre raises OBC creamy layer criteria to Rs 4.5 lakhs
September 29, 2008
OBC quota: SC says vacant seats cannot be carried forward
September 23, 2008
Government proposes expanding SC reservation list
September 19, 2008
Poor Marathas should get reservation: Shiv Sena
September 15, 2008
Vacant quota seats will go to general category: SC
Change in law on SC status for children proposed
June 25, 2008
Report on income limit of creamy layer on Thursday
June 02, 2008
Let states fix quotas, TN tells Centre
May 23, 2008
Ficci opposes job quota in pvt sector
May 22, 2008
Anti-quota protestors fast in Delhi
May 16, 2008
Centre plans caveats in HCs to ensure quota
Quota: SC stays Calcutta HC order
May 15, 2008
IIM-C holds interview for OBC candidates
Will do everything to provide quota to OBCs: Centre
Calcutta HC stay on OBC quota in IIM: Centre moves SC
May 14, 2008
Calcutta HC stays post-grad OBC quota
May 13, 2008
Create extra seats in colleges, SC tells TN
May 12, 2008
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre on OBC quotas
April 25, 2008
Anti-quota students protest inside SC
IIMs begin to sift creamy layers among OBC
April 22, 2008
OBC lawmakers reject SC's quota verdict
April 20, 2008
Implement OBC quota from this year: Govt tells IITs, IIMs
April 18, 2008
SC verdict on creamy layer not acceptable: DMK
April 17, 2008
Centre gives nod to 27 per cent OBC quota
AIIMS to implement OBC quota this year
April 16, 2008
7 IITs to implement OBC quota
April 15, 2008
Quota issue: IIT directors to meet on Wednesday
DMK demands review of parameters of OBC reservation
Voices rise for a flexible creamy layer
April 13, 2008
Govt won't seek review of quota verdict: Arjun
April 12, 2008
General category will fill vacant OBC seats: SC
Last word on quota verdict is yet to be heard
April 11, 2008
OBC quota to be implemented in IITs, IIMs: Arjun Singh
IITs will fulfill SC directives on quota
Confusion prevails over SC's OBC quota verdict
Quota to be introduced in AIIMS this year: Ramadoss
Supreme Court questions effectiveness of quota policy
IIM-B defers announcement of names of shortlisted candidates
April 10, 2008
'OBC verdict is loss of face for government'
Supreme Court has accepted our argument: Salve
OBC quota: Text of Supreme Court verdict
'SC's OBC quota verdict better than Mandal'
SC order: IIMs may defer admission list
BJP hails OBC verdict, slams Arjun Singh
Left welcomes quota verdict; seeks action
Historic ruling, say Arjun Singh, Congress
Deve Gowda welcomes Supreme Court verdict on quotas
No OBC quota in IIMs, AIIMS: Top lawyer
The Reservation Issue: A Timeline
SC gives nod to 27 per cent quota for OBCs
February 25, 2008
Quota for SC/ST in medical, dental courses
January 16, 2008
No reservations based on religion: Arjun
January 10, 2008
TN justifies 69 per cent quota policy in SC
November 26, 2007
Advani against quota for converted Muslims, Christians
October 31, 2007
SC questions quota benefits for creamy layer
Merit is based on genetic accident: RJD to SC
October 22, 2007
TN passes Bill providing quota to minorities
September 28, 2007
No more admissions under Muslim quota, SC to AP govt
September 14, 2007
Quota for Muslims: SC to hear petition
September 13, 2007
Centre has identified list for quota, SC told
TN to indroduce quota for minorities
August 23, 2007
Caste can't form basis for quota: Petitioner to SC
August 10, 2007
Mayawati declares 30% reservation in pvt sector
August 08, 2007
SC refuses to lift stay on OBC quotas
August 07, 2007
Quota: Centre willing to keep creamy layer out
July 26, 2007
SC Bench to start hearings into quota law on Aug 7
July 18, 2007
Law needed to compel private firms to have job quota
July 17, 2007
SC to hear quota case on July 31
July 16, 2007
Centre approaches SC for vacating quota stay
July 06, 2007
Job quota: Industry seeks sops
June 26, 2007
Quota dogs Indian girl... in the US
June 16, 2007
Reservations? Here's an alternative
May 28, 2007
TN may follow Karnataka and Kerala quota policy
May 23, 2007
Govt highlights law for quota for OBCs
May 17, 2007
SC refers OBC quota issue to larger bench
Will quota row be moved to larger bench?
May 09, 2007
Referring quota to larger bench: SC reserves verdict
May 08, 2007
Centre wants Constitution bench to hear OBC row
May 03, 2007
Quota: TN govt files petition in apex court
April 27, 2007
IIM-Indore offers admission letters
Govt tells IIMs, IITs to admit general, SC/ST students
April 26, 2007
LS raps Centre on quota, wants it implemented
April 24, 2007
TN parties seek OBC quota implementation
SC to hear quota issue on May 8
SC on quota: Anti-quota students celebrate
April 23, 2007
Centre exploring legal options after SC ruling on quota
SC declines to vacate stay on OBC quota
April 22, 2007
Quota plea: Acid test for Centre on Monday
April 18, 2007
SC posts govt quota petition for April 23
April 16, 2007
Centre moves SC seeking vacation of stay on quota
April 12, 2007
Govt to move SC over quota order: Arjun Singh
April 10, 2007
Govt examining all options to resolve quota issue
April 09, 2007
PM should convene all party meet on quota: Nitish
April 05, 2007
TN to provide separate reservation for Muslims, Christians
April 04, 2007
Quota row: Bandh paralyses life in AP
April 03, 2007
Quota issue: AP supports shutdown on Wednesday
April 02, 2007
Quota: Govt may approach SC after SAARC summit
April 01, 2007
Govt continues discussion on SC stay on quotas
March 31, 2007
Govt will take all measures to get SC stay vacated: Arjun Singh
Quota row: Hostile welcome for Arjun in JNU
TN Bandh total, normal life affected
March 30, 2007
Top Congress leaders meet over quota ruling
AP Assembly adopts resolution on OBC quota
TN CM wants Parliament convened over quota ruling
March 29, 2007
Quota ruling: DPA calls for bandh on Mar 31 in TN
Quota: IIM-A puts ball in Centre's court
Pro-quota parties attack SC order
OBC quota ruling: 'It's a brilliant judgment'
Court order an interim arrangement: Cong
Stay on quota law not a setback: Arjun Singh
BJP blames UPA for stay on quota law
Stay on quota law is retrograde: CPI
AIIMS director cannot hold 2 posts: HC
Supreme Court stays OBC quota in IITs, IIMs
March 27, 2007
We need more time to implement OBC quota: DU
March 06, 2007
SC to decide fate of quota policy on Wednesday
February 11, 2007
4 AIIMS doctors move HC against reservation policy
February 01, 2007
Prospectus modified after SC verdict over quota
January 31, 2007
27pc OBC quota: SC issues notice to Centre
January 21, 2007
Delhi University gearing up to implement OBC reservation
January 15, 2007
SC asks Govt to respond to quota plea
December 29, 2006
Manipur grants 4% quota for Muslims in govt jobs
December 27, 2006
No decision on quota for Muslims: Congress
December 21, 2006
Varanasi: Anti-quota activists intensify stir
December 19, 2006
No point sacrificing lives for politicians: Striking docs
December 18, 2006
Quota bill gets Parliament nod
Quota: Kanpur varsity students join strike
December 17, 2006
Anti-quota strike picks up; 3 AIIMS doctors ill
Sachar report highlights social reality: V P Singh
December 15, 2006
Quota Bill: AIIMS docs on hunger strike
December 14, 2006
Reservation bill passed in Lok Sabha
All parties support reservation bill
December 06, 2006
UP adopts resolution on quota for Muslim, Christian Dalits
November 24, 2006
Creamy layer in OBC quotas to stay: SC
November 20, 2006
Quota: SC to hear PIL on exempting creamy layer rule
November 13, 2006
Congress opposed to religion-based reservation
November 08, 2006
Job quota: GoM to meet on Nov 14
November 07, 2006
HC continues stay on Venugopal dismissal
November 01, 2006
OBCs make up 41% of population: Survey
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