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UGC NET 2012 results are completely caste biased

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Dalit Camera: Through Un-Touchable Eyes ~ {youtube}eK84uxRGldY{/youtube} ~ Students from Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi and SIO committee members are saying that UGC NET results of 2012 have forcibly denied JRF to eligible SC/ST/OBC students. The cut-off marks for different categories in various subjects are revealing. In almost 14 subjects, the cut-off marks for OBCs are …

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Let’s skim the upper caste creamy layer

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(This is the second part of the article ‘The compulsive need to oppose reservations’, continued from here) Kuffir What does Pratap Bhanu Mehta really want? He wants ‘alternative paradigms‘ other than caste based reservations to be considered. Why? To build a sense of ‘common citizenship’. His worry is ‘we are also about to do that to …

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The compulsive need to oppose reservations

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  Kuffir Pratap Bhanu Mehta wants to break down the ‘tyranny of compulsory identities‘. Shouldn’t reservations be the last place to begin then? Reservations happen when the state finally decides to pay attention to what caste has done to a lower caste individual. A whole life precedes it: a life spent facing and struggling against, …

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Mockery of Reservation at the University of Delhi

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Academic Forum for Social Justice The University of Delhi is a fully funded Central University established under an Act of Parliament. As per the provisions of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act of 2006 (CEI Act), the University should reserve its seats as follows: 15% for Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes, and …