India celebrates its 74th Republic Day today. SCO revisits the constitutional ideals on which the SC was established.
26th Jan 2023More
The SC Collegium reiterated five names, highlighted delays caused by the Union, and gave insight into Union’s Considerations in appointments
20th Jan 2023More
Despite being a part of 10 Constitution Benches, Justice Nazeer did not author a Judgment in any of the cases.
6th Jan 2023More
Justice Abdul Nazeer was the third seniormost Judge of the Supreme Court when he retired. SCO assesses the statistics of his tenure.
5th Jan 2023More
SC Judgments in the challenge to the Hijab Ban and on abortion laws for married women were important milestones in equality for women.
30th Dec 2022More
Judgments on various reservation policies this year provided little clarity on what this affirmative action measure is meant to accomplish.
28th Dec 2022More
From the editor's desk
The differential levels of scrutiny the Court applies to studies on caste vis-a-vis economic backwardness may have deep and abiding implications for how affirmative action policies are crafted in the future, and is especially prescient in a situation where challenges to EWS reservations remain pending.
The Mandal and Sinho Commissions: A Study in Contrasts
Studies examining caste-based backwardness have a higher bar to pass than those studying backwardness within the ‘general category'.
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With the petition seeking orphans to be identified as a backward class, are we moving away from a caste centric definition of backwardness.
8th Jun 2021
There is a marked difference in the methodology employed by the Mandal and Major Sinho Commissions in studying backwardness.
11th Jan 2022
The Maharashtra government was directed to submit data justifying its OBC reservation policy to the State Commission for Backward Castes.
20th Jan 2022
DESK BRIEF: The SC issued an Order allowing the Union to immediately commence counselling for admissions to postgraduate medical programmes.
8th Jan 2022
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