The Reservation of numbers

I'll tell you how the 27% figure was arrived at. It was forced by the hon'ble Supreme Court - the same hon'ble Supreme Court that now wants to know from the Union of India how…

Racism and mental illness

Racism and mental illness have a long, sad history in South Africa, with the effects of Apartheid still painfully apparent. A spotlight was placed upon the issue of racism, at the World Racism Conference held…

Boycott Bajaj Products

As the rich and famous Rahul Bajaj was awaiting election to the Rajya  Sabha as the common candidate of the Hindu communalist outfits BJP and  Shiv Sena and Sharad Pawar's National Congress Party, friends and…

Merits of Mandal report

By S S GILL[The writer is a former secretary, Mandal Commission.] In view of the confusion created by Mandal II, the Supreme Court has asked the government to clarify two things: One, what is the…

AIIMS : Unsure steps

AMAN SETHIWhile the protests made headlines for days together, few seemed familiar with the exact demands of the striking doctors."QUOTAS," reads the poster on the wall at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), "this…