You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> Mumbai

It’s not reservation but representation, say Ambedkarites

DNMUM427596 | 12/7/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :294

Dadar seemed to have more people pouring into Shivaji Park on Thursday than last year to mark the Mahaparinirvan Din (December 6). Every year, thousands of followers from across India come to Chaityabhoomi to pay their tributes to Bharatratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar.
The ongoing issue of reservations, that is hotly debated, did reverberate among the followers present.
“Reservation is a misnomer. Representation is how it should be looked at. The idea is to give equal opportunity and make India from a progressive to a progressed country. The word reservation tarnishes the very purpose,” said Dr Rewat Kaninde, a doctor who is works in the field of health and nutrition awareness.
Kaninde, along with his fellow doctors from Dr Babas
Read full story

Copyright restricted. Under license from   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on Mumbai

‘Half AC local’ idea put in cold storage
DNMUM432193 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Shashank Rao | WC :337

Though the much-touted plan to have a local train of 12 cars divided into two equal parts — half AC and half regular — was a luring proposal, it now seems to be just an idea. Railway authorities claim it’s unfeasible to have both AC and non-

Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Cams on RTO cars to check violations
DNMUM432194 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Somendra Sharma | WC :274

The state government has directed the flying squad of Regional Transport Offices (RTO) to install cameras on their vehicles along with a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) machine while taking action on overloaded vehicles. The squad will have to preserve
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Ticketless passengers ‘tu pakda zaroor jayega’
DNMUM432195 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :150

The Western Railway (WR) has started rapping with time. Its version of Gully Boy song ‘Apna Time Aayega’ is a warning for ticketless travellers in the city: “Rukh ja tu line main, ticket ke talash main... Mere jaisa shaana TC tujhe nahi mil paayega..
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

BMC budget likely on March 2, before conduct rules enforced
DNMUM432208 | 2/19/2019 12:00:00 AM | Author : Amit Srivastava | WC :317

With Lok Sabha election due in April and May, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is in a hurry to table its budget. The budget for the financial year 2019-20 will be passed by the first week of March. To speed up the process, the civic standing
Add To LightboxCalculate Price