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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading “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 … Continue reading Centre bats for reservation in promotion for SC/ST in Supreme Court

Reservation in Promotion: Constitution Bench will consider on August 3 whether M Nagaraj Verdict needs to be re-looked at

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will take up the hearing  in the matter of “reservation in promotions” on 3 August 2018. The Supreme Court on 15 November 2017 took the decision to consider whether it’s 2006 judgment in the M Nagraj case dealing with the issue of application of … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion: Constitution Bench will consider on August 3 whether M Nagaraj Verdict needs to be re-looked at

Supreme Court allows Central Government to provide reservation in promotion for SCs and STs till issue is disposed off by Constitution Bench

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A vacation Bench of the Supreme Court today issued an order allowing the Government of India to provide reservation in promotion to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe employees till the issue linked with conditions prescribed by the Supreme Court in the M Nagaraj case of 2006 is settled by the … Continue reading Supreme Court allows Central Government to provide reservation in promotion for SCs and STs till issue is disposed off by Constitution Bench

Reservation in promotion for SCs/STs: Constitution Bench will re-examine whether or not the M Nagaraj case judgement needs a relook despite a 2014 standing order

Lalit Shastri The Supreme Court on 15 November 2017 took the decision to consider whether it’s 2006 judgment in the M Nagraj case dealing with the issue of application of the “creamy layer” for reservation to Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) categories in promotion in government jobs needs to be revisited. A Supreme … Continue reading Reservation in promotion for SCs/STs: Constitution Bench will re-examine whether or not the M Nagaraj case judgement needs a relook despite a 2014 standing order

Reservation in Promotion: Constitution Bench to hear the case, Request for Interim relief denied

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Reservation in Promotion case (CA no. 005247/2016 and SLP (C) No 013954/2016 both registered on 9 May 2016) was on Tuesday (14 November 2017) referred to the Constitution Bench by an order passed by a two Judge Bench comprising of Justice Kurian Joseph and Mrs. Justice R. Banumathi. Supreme Court … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion: Constitution Bench to hear the case, Request for Interim relief denied

Reservation in Promotion case: MP Government sticks to delaying tactic

Newsroom24x7 network New Delhi: The Supreme Court today took up for hearing the Reservation in promotion case (5247/2016) – MP government vs. RB Rai and others – after successive postponement of hearing in this matter. The madhya Pradesh government, which has gone in appeal against the Jabalpur High Court’s; decision of April 30, 2016 declaring … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion case: MP Government sticks to delaying tactic

Reservation in Promotion case: MP Employees continue to suffer as case drags on in Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: As one of the judges constituting the Supreme Court Bench that was to hear the reservation in promotion case [Civil Appeal 5247/2016] and SLP (C) 13954/2016] arising due to an appeal by the Madhya Pradesh Government against the Jabalpur High Court order of 30 April 2016, declaring the State Government provision … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion case: MP Employees continue to suffer as case drags on in Supreme Court

IAS officer joins crusade against Reservation in Promotion, will attend SAPAKS function in Bhopal on Sunday

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The crusade against Madhya Pradesh Government’s discriminatory and unconstitutional provision for reservation in promotion for SCs and STs being led by SAPAKS Society (Samnya Pichda Alpsankhyak Adhikari Karmchari Sanstha) and SAPAKS Samaj Society will get an extra boost when State Additional Secretary Local Self Government and Environment Rajeev Sharma, IAS, will attend … Continue reading IAS officer joins crusade against Reservation in Promotion, will attend SAPAKS function in Bhopal on Sunday

Another day without hearing in Reservation in Promotion case: What about the ongoing injustice?

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: None of the cases listed today in Supreme Court before the two Judge bench, comprising Justice Kurian Joseph and Justice R. Banumathi, could be taken up for hearing. Under the circumstances, the Bench was apprised by the advocates representing SAPAKS° on behalf of government employees belonging to the unreserved category about … Continue reading Another day without hearing in Reservation in Promotion case: What about the ongoing injustice?

Delhi High Court quashes 1997 GoI order to continue reservation in promotion for SCs/STs

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: In a landmark judgement passed on 23 August 2017, the High Court of Delhi has quashed and set aside an Office Memorandum (OM) issued by the Department of Personnel and Training on 13 August, 1997 asking all ministries, departments, their subordinate offices, public sector undertakings and statutory bodies to continue the … Continue reading Delhi High Court quashes 1997 GoI order to continue reservation in promotion for SCs/STs

Reservation in promotion case drags on in Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The reservation in promotion case (C.A. No.-5247/2016), having a direct bearing on the fate of hundreds of thousands of government employees belonging to the unreserved category in Madhya Pradesh, which has been clubbed with a series of cases from Tripura and Bihar came up for hearing in Court No. 6 before … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case drags on in Supreme Court

Big show of strength by government employees against reservation in promotion in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Thousands of Madhya Pradesh Government officers and employees belonging to the general, other backward and minority categories that together constitute about 65 per cent of the entire workforce of the Government, today observed a black day by wearing black ribbons and staging a candle march in the State capital and all other … Continue reading Big show of strength by government employees against reservation in promotion in Madhya Pradesh

Reservation in Promotion: SAPAKS in protest mode, new political party on the horizon in Madhya Pradesh

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: The Bharatiya Janata Party Government in Madhya Pradesh led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan will be on the receiving end in the coming days on the issue of reservation in promotion as SAPAKS Society formed by State government officers and employees belonging to the general category, backwards and minorities and SAPAKS Samaj – … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion: SAPAKS in protest mode, new political party on the horizon in Madhya Pradesh

Reservation in promotion: Throbs of discontent as hearing prolongs in Supreme Court

Lalit Shastri Every time the reservation in promotion case of Madhya Pradesh has come up for hearing in Supreme Court since May 2016, the matter has been adjourned for a later date and in this way more than 10 months have passed but the case has not moved forward. Yeserday, when the case came up … Continue reading Reservation in promotion: Throbs of discontent as hearing prolongs in Supreme Court

Reservation in promotion case: Another day without hearing in Supreme Court, next date is August 10

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Again there was no hearing in Supreme Court today in the Reservation in Promotion case linked with hundreds of thousand Madhya Pradesh Government employees belonging to the unreserved category who have been denied promotion since 2002 due to a discriminatory provision in favour of those belonging to the SCs and STs … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: Another day without hearing in Supreme Court, next date is August 10

Reservation in promotion case: No hearing in Supreme Court today

Newsroom24x7 Staf New Delhi: The reservation in promotion case (Civil Appeal No-5247/2016, Madhya Pradesh Government v/s RB Rai and others) was not heard today by the Supreme Court due to continuous part hearing of miscellaneous matter. Till this evening, the Court had not declared the next date of hearing in the reservation in promotion case arising … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: No hearing in Supreme Court today

Reservation in promotion case: One more day without hearing in Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The reservation in promotion case, which is pending in the Supreme Court of India since May 10, 2016, which was listed for hearing on top of the board again did not come up for hearing today as the hearing in the part heard case listed before it did not conclude. The … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: One more day without hearing in Supreme Court

Reservation in promotion case: Madhya Pradesh Government, battery of lawyers and the unreserved category

Newsroom24x7 Desk SAPAKS, which stands for “samanya Pichda Alpsankhyak Adhikari Karmchari Sanstha” (society formed by government employees belonging to the general category, backwards and minorities) is fighting this battle from the front and is playing a monumental role in keeping the suffering employees united for the common cause and also in mobilising resources to fight … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: Madhya Pradesh Government, battery of lawyers and the unreserved category

Reservation in promotion case: MP Government paying hefty fees to advocates

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Government has continuously been paying a large amount of money as fees from the public exchequer to senior advocates appearing on its behalf in the Supreme Court each time the writ petition filed by the government challenging the Jabalpur High Court decision to quash the Madhya Pradesh Public Service (Promotion) Rule, 2002, which … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: MP Government paying hefty fees to advocates

Reservation in promotion case: No hearing in SC today, matter fixed for February 28

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Once again there was no hearing in the Supreme Court of India in the reservation in promotion case today although it was listed on top of the board. The hearing in the reservation in promotion case is continuously getting adjourned due to one or the other reason. This case was not taken … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: No hearing in SC today, matter fixed for February 28

Clarion call by SAPAKS: Oppose reservation in promotion or remain second-rate citizens

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: SAPAKS -Samanya Pichda Alpsankhyak Adhikari Karmchari Sanstha – society formed by Madhya Pradesh Government emplpyees and officers belonging to the general category, other backward communities and minorities to oppose reservation in promotion which is playing havoc and blocking the career growth prospects of about 65 per cent of the government’s workforce and … Continue reading Clarion call by SAPAKS: Oppose reservation in promotion or remain second-rate citizens

Reservation in promotion case: Next hearing on 21 February

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh Government once more tried to delay the proceedings by seeking more time in the reservation in promotion case that came up for hearing in the Supreme Court today. After arguments, the Court rejected the plea by the advocate representing the government for more time. After hearing the case … Continue reading Reservation in promotion case: Next hearing on 21 February

Reservation in Promotion case: Supreme Court will now take up hearing on February 14

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Reservation in Promotion case was to come up for hearing in Supreme Court today but the Court did not take up the matter as Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant, one of the two judges constituting the regular bench, was on leave. When the matter came up in the Supreme Court before the … Continue reading Reservation in Promotion case: Supreme Court will now take up hearing on February 14