Views16, Jan 2019, 11:16 AM IST
Non-Yadav OBCs, non-Jatav Dalits hold key to success in UP Lok Sabha elections 2019
Caste plays a key role in politics in India, more so in the Hindi heartland states. A survey by The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) and Azim Premji Institute shows that 55% of Indians are likely to prefer the candidate of their caste in elections
India11, Jan 2019, 6:58 PM IST
Modi govt's policies focus on the poor, while keeping India's fast-paced GDP growth intact
PM Modi's decision to enforce an agenda for poverty-based reservation is the single greatest recognition/concern for poor across the general categories and need to eliminate poverty.
India9, Jan 2019, 1:44 PM IST
Yogi govt under pressure after Modi's masterstroke of 10% quota for upper caste poor
The BJP’s ally SUBHASPA, headed by OP Rajbhar, the Cabinet minister in the state, has got an opportunity to put pressure on chief minister Yogi Adityanath to go in for a quota within the 27% of the OBC reservation
India7, Jan 2019, 3:03 PM IST
PM Modi delivers masterstroke ahead of 2019 polls, clears 10% quota for upper caste poor
MyNation, on September 12, 2018, was the first to report that the Modi government was seriously mulling the introduction of income-based reservation for upper castes. Constitution would soon be amended for making way for this reservation without touching those for the SC/ST and OBC
India24, Jul 2018, 3:19 PM IST
Ragpicker's son, Asharam Choudhary clears AIIMS entrance exam at ease
No electricity, no toilet facilities and father collects garbage for a living. All these odds were against this 18-year-old Asharam Choudhary, who cleared the prestigious AIIMS entrance exam at ease in the first attempt. Asharam secured the 141st rank in the OBC category and 707 ranks overall in "All India Institute of Medical Sciences" entrance test held on 27 May 2018.