Reservation in Promotion: State not required to collect quantifiable data showing backwardness of SCs and STs

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India has concluded in response to a series of petitions linked with reservation in Promotion and the 2006 apex court judgement in the M Nagaraj case that the Nagaraj judgment does not need to be referred to a seven–Judge Bench. The Court has however held that the… Read More Reservation in Promotion: State not required to collect quantifiable data showing backwardness of SCs and STs

“Reservation in promotion for SCs and STs is against fundamental right to equality”

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: The five-Judge Constitution Bench of Supreme Court of India hearing arguments linked with the 2006 apex court judgment in the M Nagaraj case was told by senior advocate Rajeev Dhawan during the hearing in this matter today that the ordinary citizens belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) category… Read More “Reservation in promotion for SCs and STs is against fundamental right to equality”

Centre bats for reservation in promotion for SC/ST in Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: After a five Judge Bench of the Supreme Court has already taken into consideration the constitutional validity of Article 16(4A) in the M. Nagaraj case and pointed out in its order of July 2014 that the conclusions recorded by the Supreme Court in M. Nagaraj case were relevant, the matter again… Read More Centre bats for reservation in promotion for SC/ST in Supreme Court