Pro-reservationists demand immediate 27 per cent reservation

Chennai: Pro-reservationists today staged a demonstration here demanding promulgation of an ordinance immediately for 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in elite educational institutions from this June.Doctors Association for Social Equality (DASE), a Post Graduates…

Abolish quota in higher education: BJP SC Morcha

Bhopal, May. 28 (PTI): Reservation in institutes of higher education or government jobs should be abolished, but benefits of quota system should be offered till higher secondary school, the BJP Scheduled Caste Morcha said today."The…

Hindus, Muslims clash in India's Gujarat state

Sun May 28, 2006AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 30 people were hurt in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, witnesses and police said.Police official B.C.…

Why objections to Pope's remarks are baseless

By Vishal AroraThe remarks of Pope Benedict XVI about India's anti-conversion law that New Delhi has protested neither constitute 'interference' in a country's internal affairs nor suggest that Christian missionaries are converting Hindus 'forcibly', as…

60 minors at Guantanamo

May 28, 2006 PTI LONDON: More than 60 children, some 14 years old, have been held at the US detention camp for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, a human rights group here claimed…

Mandal II: A dilemma of democracy

Reservation for OBCs will work only if implemented with farsightednessAshok Kumar Pankaj Rohtak, www.hardnewsmedia.com, May 2006The recent proposal of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to reserve 27 per cent of seats in Central government…