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

Concept of creamy layer cannot be applied to SC/ST employees: GoI tells Supreme Court

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Attorney General of India K K Venugopal on Thursday (16 August 2018) told the Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Dipak Misra during the ongoing hearing on the 2006 judgement in the M Nagaraj case linked with Reservation in promotion that once benefits are given on the basis of backwardness, they… Read More Concept of creamy layer cannot be applied to SC/ST employees: GoI tells Supreme Court

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… Read More 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