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Evaluating Tamil Nadu's 69% quota

In 1990 and 1991, when the fire started by the Mandal Committee report engulfed northern India, the southern states were strangely silent.Today, when Human Resource Development Minister Arjun......

Pioneer of anti-Mandal stir dies

Rajiv Goswami, who grabbed the headlines when he attempted self-immolation to protest against the Mandal Commission's recommendations in 1990, died at a private hospital in New Delhi on Tuesday.The......

Tanmaya Nanda on reservations

When thenprime minister V P Singh first announced the implementation of the Mandal Commission Report to counter a potentially damaging rally being called by then deputy prime minister Devi Lal, he......

Maratha quota: HC gives Maha last chance to file affidavit

The Bombay high court on Thursday voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government’s delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government......

Government likely to relax 'creamy layer' norms for OBC reservation

The government will review the ‘creamy layer’ criteria for Other Backward Classes by the end of this year, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawarchand Gehlot said on......

Mandal Redux

Memories of the turmoil that followed the Mandal Commission were revived when the honorable minister for human resource development suggested that 49.5 per cent of the total seats in IITs, IIMs and......

Diaspora seeks its quotaq

This is one community the Mandal Commission did not include in its list. But now non-resident Indians and persons of Indian origin have demanded reservation in educational institutions. An NRI......

Farmer's suicide may strangle land Bill

The Opposition is closing ranks to put the government on the mat A farmer’s suicide at Jantar Mantar, a stone’s throw away from Parliament, has queered the pitch for Prime Minister......

How far has India gone on reforms since Narasimha Rao's regime

While previous governments had shied away from reforms, the PV Narasimha Rao's government launched broad reforms encompassing the real, external, monetary, financial and fiscal sectors.  ......

Gujarat to get biggest share of 'Make in India' pie

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call to ‘Make in India’ seems to have got an enthusiastic response from India Inc.  Call it timing: In less than a month of Modi......
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Naidu makes a slew of promises ahead of civic polls in Kakinada

Urges people to stay away from elements polluting their minds Ahead of elections to the Kakinada Municipal Corporation, Chief Minister N.... ...
There are a dozen Kairanas in west UP today

The pattern of violence, threats, lawlessness shot up suddenly after the Muzaffarnagar riots. I am Abhay Mittal and this phone number belongs... ...
Amit Shah likely to attend RSS executive meet in Hyderabad on Sunday

A three-day meeting of the All India Executive Council of the RSS is scheduled to commence in Hyderabad from Sunday and BJP chief Amit Shah is... ...
CPI(M) Embarks on Five-month Mahajana Padayatra For Social Justice and All-round Development

THE CPI(M) in Telangana has began a Mahajana Padayatra to cover a distance of 4000 kilometers across the state from October 17, 2016. It will... ...
"My battle will be non-violent"

Tuni, a sleepy town in East Godavari district shocked the country on 30 January when there was violence, arson and destruction of public property... ...

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