Minority Quota

  • Rushdie row takes one back to the politics of 1980s

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    Is 2011-12, 1988-89 all over again? The near farce over Salman Rushdie's non-appearance in Jaipur, whether in person or even in a videolink, would suggest...

  • Minority quota a poll gimmick: Sachar Committee 24-12-2011 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: It's not just the Lokpal Bill that the government is coming under fire for, but the minority issue is also creating difficulties for the government. Sachar Committee member Abu Saleh Shariff has claimed that the condition of the Muslim community has actually worsened under the UPA regime. This...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 23-12-2011 11:18 PM

    The Bombay HC said MMRDA would decide on venue for Anna's fast. The BJP and the Left slam the Congress for minority quota. ...
  • Is the UPA politicising reservation for minorities? 23-12-2011 10:55 PM

    The BJP and the Left have slammed the UPA government over reservation for Muslim OBCs ahead of UP polls. ...
  • Minority quota can lead to civil war: BJP 23-12-2011 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the decision of carving a sub-quota for minorities within the 27 per cent reservation for OBCs as a "dangerous political game" of Congress, BJP on Friday said it could result in a "civil war" among different communities in the country. "The quota within quota is Congress party's...
  • BJP, Left criticise Cong over minority quota 23-12-2011 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP has come out all gun blazing at the Government's decision to allow Muslims in the OBC quota, calling it nothing but a pre-poll tactic with elections coming up in five states. Not just did the Government agree to a minority quota in the Lokpal on Thursday,...
  • Minority clause added to Lokpal Bill 22-12-2011 02:33 PM

    New Delhi: The minority clause has been added to the Lokpal Bill following vociferous protests by several MPs. The decision to bring back the minority clause was taken at a Congress Core Committee meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. Several MPs led by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad...
  • Patil hints at move to implement minority quota 16-01-2008 07:00 PM

    Nairobi: Cricket Kenya on Monday accepted the decision by Eldine Baptiste to quit as national coach three months before the end of his two-year contract. Baptiste's continued position may have been in doubt after his reported clash with the team's players during the World Cup in India, Sri Lanka and...
  • BJP dusts up Hindutva ideology 22-11-2006 12:52 PM

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