Extending reservations to the 'upper castes' who are poor or singly disadvantaged delegitimises the concept of double disadvantage: social marginalisation and economic ill-being.
Tag: Indian politics
Communal Virus Injected into Diaspora, and the Culture is Growing
Incidents like the violence in Leicester are only going to increase and spread elsewhere unless local governments take decisive action.
Book Excerpt: What Nehru’s Stance on Muslims Returning from Pakistan Tells Us
An extract from Manash Firaq Bhattacharjee's book 'Nehru and the Spirit of India'.
When I Stood For DUSU President
Being a woman candidate who had curfew timings at home, campaigning during the night was freedom for me.
Towards a New Civil Society
Indian civil society must stop buying the divisive agenda peddled by right-wing propaganda outlets and join hands to fight the hate.
The Importance of Being a Gandhian Hindu in ‘New India’
To preserve the best tenets of his own faith and the immense diversity of his tradition, a Hindu today must adopt Gandhiji’s brand of all-inclusive and liberal Hinduism or …
Student Elections Slated to Return to Maharashtra After 1994 Ban
Student elections will return to colleges across the state in September 2019, for the first time in 25 years.