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Talk Point: A vibrant private sector key to empowering disadvantaged groups

Private sector reservations are a bad idea and step in the wrong direction, because growth and job creation are driven by private entrepreneurs reacting to the profit motive.
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Talk Point: If US industry can have affirmative action, why can’t we?

What Nitish Kumar has said is not anything new. This issue has been debated and discussed since the 2000s. Several Dalit politicians have stressed the need for reservations in the private sector.
BJP followers waving flags

Following the Karpoori Thakur model, OBC sub-categorisation could be icing on BJP’s cake

Following the Karpoori Thakur model, OBC sub-categorisation could be icing on BJP’s cake.
Amit Shah and Narendra Modi

OBC sub-categorisation is a rehash of BJP’s venomous anti-creamy layer game

The decision to sub-categorise OBCs for reservation will not help anyone - not the nation, not the upper castes, and certainly not the OBCs.
Modi’s new vote: Sub-categorisation set to bring OBCs into BJP fold

Modi’s new vote: Sub-categorisation set to bring OBCs into BJP fold

By spreading benefits of OBC reservations more evenly among all castes, the BJP can win over 40 crore of India’s most deprived people.
The Bharatiya Janata Party inched forward in its effort to break the back of the Patel agitation in election-bound Gujarat

BJP brokers three-point deal with Patidars to end reservation stir in Gujarat

As part of the deal, a commission to examine reservation demands is set to be set up, and cases against Patidars involved in agitation are to be withdrawn. The Bharatiya Janata Party inched forward in its effort to break the back of the Patel agitation in election-bound Gujarat by firming up the contours of a three-point deal with a conglomeration of Patidar outfits, including Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti. Insiders told ThePrint that deal, which was worked out in Gujarat Tuesday, involves constituting a commission to examine non-reservation castes and classes’ (savarna) demands for reservation. The decision on setting up the commission is expected to be taken at the state cabinet meet Wednesday, added sources. The second important demand that the government has agreed to meet is the withdrawal of cases lodged against those involved in the agitation demanding reservation for Patels. The third part of the deal is for the state...

Ram Rahim convicted: Haryana’s poor law and order record faces another harsh test

The state’s effectiveness to deal with such a situation is under scrutiny, given Haryana’s reputation as a “soft” government incapable of handling law and order with an iron fist.

On Camera

Delhi University | Photo by Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Delhi University has just one obsession — exams. And it has made a mess of it.

After months of back-and-forth over the much-criticised online Open Book Examinations, Delhi University has postponed its exams once again.
File image of Principal Economic Advisor Sanjeev Sanyal | Photo: ANI

India has fiscal and monetary space to boost demand: Principal Economic Advisor Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal said at India Global Week that the government has been careful not to spray money and take a step-by-step approach to economic revival.

Defence

Representational image | Soham Sen | ThePrint

India, China corps commanders to meet next week, will focus on next round of disengagement

Agenda for the corps commanders meeting will be finalised after India-China Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination meet likely to be held Friday.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.