Backward Castes

IIT-M data raises question on rationale for EWS quota 

Open category admission information shows that economically weaker sections among forward castes are adequately represented.

published on : 11th May 2019

Congress supports quota for BCs, says Uttam Kumar Reddy

On Tuesday, the TPCC chief wrote an open letter to K Chandrasekhar Rao stating that the party disagrees with the government’s ordinance reducing the BC reservation quota.

published on : 28th December 2018

Eye on 2019, NDA government to rejig backward castes to break Opposition ties to Yadavs, other dominant groups

The strategy to polarise multiple backward castes against the dominant ones in the states has seemingly been incubated in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 23rd August 2017