Reservation — Only in the print edition  

  Vol VI : issue 4 & 5

  Sukhadeo Thorat
  Thomas Weisskopf
  Sitaram Yechury
  Omprakash Valmiki
  Rajendra Yadav
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Prakash Ambedkar - Clash of ideologies (Essay) - The contradiction between the judiciary and the political system is straining the fabric of the nation.
Udit Raj - Reservation integrates society (Essay) - India will remain a nation divided until the upper castes admit to taking special privileges and oppressing the less fortunate.
G. N. Devy - A bridge too far - (Essay) - Why the tribal population in Indiaís villages doesnít care about the cacophony over reservations.
B. K. Roy Burman - That faultless figure (Essay) - India needs proper statistics to move beyond the politics of caste, class and numbers and bring about social justice.
Abusaleh Shariff - An inefficient economy (Essay) - No country can develop by using only the capacities of the fortunate
Satish Deshpande and Yogendra Yadav - Beyond caste and quotas (Essay) - An alternative proposal for securing social justice in higher education
Purushottam Agrawal - By other means (Essay) - The concept of MIRAA, an affirmative action system which does not require preset quotas
Jayati Ghosh - In praise of bluntness (Essay) - While sophisticated techniques of affirmative action are laudable, they are unlikely to work as well as quotas in education
S.M. Michael - With respect to caste and creed (Essay) - Caste has resiliently survived conversion and the Dalit Christian is a legitimate beneficiary of affirmative action
Zoya Hasan - Children of a lesser Allah(Essay) - If quotas are supposed to level the playing field, it is unfair to leave out underprivileged Muslims
A.S. Panneerselvan - Reservation is good economics(Essay) - Going by the experience of South India, the profit motive alone urges support for reservation
Sukumar Muralidharan - Mandal II and the media (Essay) - The Indian media, which made a fool of itself during Mandal I, has improved — only just
Youth for Equality - Donít kill merit(Essay) - The organisation which is spearheading the anti-reservation protests of students explains why they donít want quotas in higher education
Sanil M.N. - Still a part apart(Essay) - The Dalit student must struggle against impossible odds but is nevertheless stigmatised as an incompetent beneficiary of reservations
Parsa Venkateshwar Rao Jr - Raging against Manu(Review) - Re-reading the Manava Dharma Shastra, the founding document of the caste system
Anikendra Nath Sen - Sitrep from Shri Mauriteshwarnathji(Essay) - The people of Mauritius — the Tamools, Baboojees, reinvented Rajputs and divers diasporic Hindous — the idea of caste takes on unexpected implications
Sundaram - Bhangadi (Poetry, translated from the Gujarati)
Madduri Nageshbabu - Fundamental right (Poetry, translated from the Telugu)
Balbir Madhopuri - He said ó (Poetry, translated from the Punjabi)
Arun Kale - Let us pray for them (Poetry, translated from the Marathi)
Yendluri Sudhakar - Drumbeat (Poetry, translated from the Telugu)
Nirmala Putul - If you were in my place (Poetry, translated from the Hindi)
Meena Kandasamy - Mohandas Karamchand (Poetry)
Durga Prasad Panda - The room (Poetry, translated from the Oriya)
Mudnakudu Chinnaswamy - Untouchables (Poetry, translated from the Kannada)
P. Ajithkumar - Caste (Poetry, translated from the Malayalam)
Saratchandra Chattopadhyay - Abhagiís heaven (Fiction, translated from the Bengali)
C. Ayyappan - Madness (Fiction, translated from the Malayalam)
Mohanlal Philoria - Quota-wallah (Fiction, translated from the Punjabi)
Uday Prakash - Mohanlal (Full-length novella, translated from the Hindi)
Plus - 20 pages of reviews of books on caste
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