Tag Archives: Karnataka

Supreme Court Ruling on Aadhaar and Right to Education Admissions in Karnataka

On 26th September 2018, the Supreme Court upheld the use of Aadhaar for availing any government benefit or subsidy but made the use of Aadhaar non-mandatory for the purpose of education for those in the age-group of 6-14 years. Prior to this ruling, a number of government departments had made Aadhaar mandatory for availing education and related benefits, which had… Read more »

Endorsing candidates across parties: promoting apolitical politics

Karnataka assembly elections just got over. The sight of small processions mainly consisting of women and adolescents coming from class that forms the bulk of domestic helps and other support services was common during the campaign process. It was not uncommon to see the same faces in processions shouting slogans for different parties. This can be explained by the accounts… Read more »