The government has asked ministries for feedback on the implementation of the Ranganath Mishra Commission Reforms (Govt eliciting views of ministries on Ranganath Misra report). The ministries have been asked to report whether there are 'insurmountable difficulties' in giving identified minorities adequate reservation. I had posted a piece on the subject some time earlier. Please read … Continue reading Update on reservation for Minorities: Ranganath Mishra Committee Report
Yesterday I posted a piece on a judgement of the Bombay High Court banning a book. I had mentioned the facts of the book and the main points raised by the author of the book. Today, I am quoting the main points of the court's judgement. After that I argue that banning books on sensitive … Continue reading Bestseller II: How scholarly are our courts?
Recently, The Ranganath Mishra Commission (National Commission for Religious and Linguistic Minorities) Report (RMC) was tabled in Parliament. One of the most talked about issues discussed in the report was that of reservation for minorities. That is neither the majority, nor the substance of the Report, as an op-ed in Indian Express also points out. … Continue reading Ranganath Mishra: Mandal II? Not Really