Evening News Feed

  • Clearly Reservations in India is making big news after the landmark Supreme Court Judgement on reservations. Atanu Dey has a great (but long) analysis of reservations in the Indian Education System (Part 1 of a multi-part series). If you want to learn more, I also recommend this for a detailed history of affirmative-action in India
  • Doug from India Development Blog reports that IFMR Trust, BISWA, and Grameen Capital India Complete First of Its Kind Microfinance Loan Portfolio Restructuring. The complete post here
  • In what seems like a fairly progressive move, The TamilNadu Governments is establishing a special welfare board for transgender individuals [via Chennai Online]. Of course, a Tamil Language cable TV channel recently launched Ippadikku Rose (Yours, Rose) the first TV show in the country to be hosted by a transgender individual.

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