Other Backward Classes Obcs
India  /  Published 10.05.22

EWS quota faculty seats stay vacant

A decision by the Union social justice and empowerment ministry on the Economically Weaker Sections quota has slammed the door on appointments to senior faculty posts in higher education institutions ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.03.22

A demise dissected

The growing insignificance of Muslim electoral politics is seen as an obvious outcome of the ultimate triumph of the Kamandal politics of Hindutva, especially after the success of the Bharatiya J...
By Hilal Ahmed

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.22

Blurred lines

The big question of the late 1980s — ‘Mandal ki Kamandal’? — seems to have been settled in favour of the Bharatiya Janata Party, as the outcome of election after election since...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Uttar Pradesh is fluid territory

The word used by the people of Uttar Pradesh is mahaul or mood. In terms of atmospherics, it can be said that the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party is ahead in the UP elections beginning on February ...
By Saba Naqvi

India  /  Published 30.01.22

Call for OBC law seat quota

Leading groups representing Other Backward Classes have urged the National Commission for Backward Classes to take steps to implement reservation for OBCs in admission to all-India pool seats in the N...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Men going on a marriage strike is a blessing in disguise

Good riddance Sir — Men have had enough and they are going on a strike — a marriage strike. This curious trend emerged in response to the Delhi High Court’s hearing on marital rape....
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Deep below: equality

An examination with equal opportunities for all is not enough to erase inequalities. The recent Supreme Court judgment upholding reservation for other backward classes in the all-India quota for the N...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 08.01.22

Cabinet returns OBC creamy layer proposal

The Union cabinet has sent back to the social justice ministry a proposal to include salary in gross family income for identification of the creamy layer within the other backward classes for exclusio...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.21

Corporate India reflects social inequities

Many American multinational corporations have adopted an ambitious racial justice and inclusion programme. In 2020, Apple filled 43 per cent of open leadership roles and 29 per cent of research and de...
By Ashish Khetan

India  /  Published 25.11.21

SC query on IIT quota ‘flout’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the 23 IITs on a petition alleging that these institutions were not offering reservation to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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