Extending reservations to the 'upper castes' who are poor or singly disadvantaged delegitimises the concept of double disadvantage: social marginalisation and economic ill-being.
It is time that the Supreme Court performs a balancing act to make the higher judiciary a more representative institution.
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also said that more than 50% of faculty positions for OBCs remain vacant in all central higher education institutions on average, as do more than 40% …
It is something of an achievement to receive justice in our country.
Representation of OBCs in central universities is lagging even ten years after reservations were implemented.
We need to re-address how we write about student politics – and not dismiss students protesting for positive change as one-dimensional ungrateful, tax-evading troublemakers.