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Maratha quota cannot be given retrospectively: SC 0

Maratha quota cannot be given retrospectively: SC

The Times of India: July, 13, 2019 NEW DELHI: A day after the BJP-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra decided to grant Maratha reservation retrospectively from 2014, the Supreme Court on Friday restrained it from...

One more quota: Suhas Palshikar 0

One more quota: Suhas Palshikar

The Indian Express: July 10, 2019 Ever since the Supreme Court gave its ruling in the Indra Sawhney case, the complications surrounding the issue of OBC reservations have defied solutions. As I have argued,...

FIR under Atrocities Act against Vice Chancellor of Pune varsity 0

FIR under Atrocities Act against Vice Chancellor of Pune varsity

The Hindu: July 8, 2019 An FIR has been registered against Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) Vice Chancellor Nitin Karmalkar and four others, under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act....

Maratha quota: Petition filed in SC against high court decision 0

Maratha quota: Petition filed in SC against high court decision

Hindustan Times: July 8, 2019 A special leave petition (SLP) was filed on Friday in the Supreme Court (SC) by one of the early petitioners who had challenged the quota for the Maratha community...

House nod to teachers’ reservation bill 0

House nod to teachers’ reservation bill

Indian Express: July 3, 2019 Parliament Wednesday passed a bill to enable Universities or colleges to be considered as an unit instead of department while providing reservation for filling vacancies of teachers in central...

Bombay High Court clears Maratha quota with cuts, total up to 65% 0

Bombay High Court clears Maratha quota with cuts, total up to 65%

The Indian Express: 27.06.2019 State govt gave 16%, High Court rules 12% in education & 13% in govt jobs. THE BOMBAY High Court Thursday upheld the Maharashtra government’s decision to provide reservation to the...

The view from Palanpur: Kaushik Basu 0

The view from Palanpur: Kaushik Basu

The Indian Express: 14.06.2019 Palanpur, with a population of barely 1,255 individuals, clustered in 233 households (2008 data), is a nondescript village in the Bilari Block of Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, some 220 kilometers...

Too good to be true: Satish Deshpande 0

Too good to be true: Satish Deshpande

The Indian Express: 14.06.2019 What does the new National Education Policy (NEP) have to say about the future of Indian higher education? Before trying to answer this question, it is necessary to spend a...

AIIMS sets conditions for event on Ambedkar, caste; doctors say arbitrary, illegal 0

AIIMS sets conditions for event on Ambedkar, caste; doctors say arbitrary, illegal

May, 16, 2019:The Indian Express A section of AIIMS faculty members have objected to conditions imposed by the administration on a discussion centred on caste-based discrimination at institutes of higher education. A group of...

Other Backward Classes: Centre’s panel to seek 8-10% OBC sub-quota 0

Other Backward Classes: Centre’s panel to seek 8-10% OBC sub-quota

The Indian Express: 09.05.2019 The commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes is all set to recommend a fixed quota, possibly between 8 and 10 per cent of the 27 per cent OBC...