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Maha BJP leaders to campaign in K’taka despite MES appeal

According to leaders privy to developments, the MES had appealed to the all political partiesnot to assign any leaders for campaigning in Karnataka, as politicians in Maharashtra, mainly those from the southern region, have more influence on Marathas in Karnataka.

The BJP has announced its decision to send its leaders for campaigning in the Maratha belt of Karnataka for the assembly elections. (Agencies)
Updated on May 01, 2023 12:28 AM IST
By, Belagavi

Towards a new affirmative pact

The frequent use of quotas for political ends without any accountability is eroding its original mission of emancipating the weakest

BR Ambedkar reminded them that the topsoil of democracy in India rested on a bed of deep inequity and, therefore, political democracy would never be enough in the absence of social democracy — where people of various backgrounds, castes, classes and faiths could creditably aspire to the same opportunities without bias. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 07:18 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

The NCERT textbook debate is unnecessary

Textbooks must change as the curriculum needs to be continuously revised to address gaps and make them more relevant and inclusive

As a social scientist and an administrator, I am dismayed to read in some sections of the media allegations that corrections and improvements made in the NCERT history textbooks are deliberate distortions or rewriting of our history, that today’s historians are less competent, and that they are erasing parts of our history under the influence of a particular ideology. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 07:11 PM IST
BySantishree Dhulipudi Pandit

Uddhav Thackeray to meet PM Modi tomorrow to discuss Maratha reservation

Uddhav Thackeray’s visit to the national capital comes after Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamana said in its editorial on May 31 that the battle for Maratha reservation will be fought in Delhi

The Supreme Court on May 5 struck down the reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the Maratha community. (File Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2021 05:43 PM IST
By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendent, Sambhajiraje, to launch quota agitation today

Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati will attend a function at Raigad Fort in Mahad area of Raigad district of Maharashtra on the occasion of coronation day anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Sunday.

Descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Rajya Sabha MP Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati gave an ultimatum to the Maha Vikas Aghadi government and raised several demands over Maratha quota. (Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Published on Jun 06, 2021 10:16 AM IST
By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
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