Ankita Rastogi

November 9, 2018
AN EXCLUSIVE SABRANG SERIES (PART III) In line with the brute majoritarian agenda of the Sangh-BJP combine, all states except Telangana –that is Madhya Pradesh(MP), Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Mizoram—show a sharp decline in the disbursals of Pre-matric Scholarships for Minorities, a pet project of the UPA under the PM’s 15 Point Programme. Tragically this is not even an election issue!...
October 26, 2018
AN EXCLUSIVE SABRANG SERIES A cynical combined ploy of queezing funds from the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and overall funds for the Prime Minister’s Minority Scholarship Programme in general, has left India’s minorities, large and small, with a masive decline in scholarships for deserving students Barely 20% of India’s deserving Buddhist students, enrolled under the PM’s scheme, have been...
October 15, 2018
AN EXCLUSIVE SABRANG SERIES How the Modi Sarkar’s Direct Benefit Transfer has Spelt Doom for Scholarships for Minority Students   The Direct Benefit Transfer, hailed as a boon by votaries of the ‘free market’ who argue that such a system eliminates middlemen and emancipates the real beneficiaries of subsidies, has been spelling doom for the future of deserving students from among...