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”

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