Articles by: Mubashir VP

Backward ClassReservation after Supreme Court judgement on Maratha case: who is to gain or lose?

Backward ClassReservation after Supreme Court judgement on Maratha case: who is to gain or lose?

On May 5 Supreme Court quashed Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act (SEBC Act) of 2018, providing reservation to Maratha community in public services and educational institutions. This judgement is significant in multiple ways thanks to the increasing lobbying power of reservation politics, both at centre and state. After the Indira Sawhney verdict of 1992, this[Read More…]

by 03/06/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Justice for Fathima Latheef: Normalisation of Islamophobic violence in Indian institutions

Justice for Fathima Latheef: Normalisation of Islamophobic violence in Indian institutions

The institutional murder of nineteen year old Fathima Latheef at IIT Madras has once again hogged the national limelight on the oppressive nature of India’s higher educational institutions, especially technical institutions. The stark irony of anti-caste movement is the mocking fact that the very educational institutions established to ensure upward mobility of marginalised sections continue to benevolently patronize the neo-casteism.[Read More…]

by 17/11/2019 Comments are Disabled India
Changing politics over Indian Muslim Women

Changing politics over Indian Muslim Women

Recently enacted Triple Talaq Bill is a piecemeal legislation to safeguard Muslim women’s rights regarding un-Islamic practice of marriage dissolution. While discussions are still raging over the legal propriety of rendering a civil offence to cognizable criminal one and what is the raison detre of government pushing a bill that may affect only microscopic population of Muslim community at the[Read More…]

by 29/08/2019 Comments are Disabled India