Why Did Parliament Have to Pass the 105th Constitutional Amendment?
In overturning the Maharashtra Reservation judgment, the Supreme Court paved the way for a State List on SEBCs.
24th Aug 2021More
Can States’ Powers to Recognise OBCs be Restored?
The Supreme Court has refused to review its Maratha judgment.
10th Jul 2021More
मराठा निर्णय के तीन विचारों का बंटवारा : लंबाई, संरचना और शैली
7th Jul 2021More
Will the Maratha Reservation Judgment Prompt a Constitutional Amendment?
DESK BRIEF: States and the Union are disappointed with the Maratha Reservation verdict, will the Union amend the Constitution to reverse it?
7th Jul 2021More
States Cannot Recognise OBCs: How Will this Judgment be Implemented?
The Court has dismissed the review petition on the Maratha judgment. The Union must now begin consultations for a Central OBC List.
6th Jul 2021More
Can the Supreme Court Provide Reservations for Orphans?
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 2021More
Breaking Down the Three Opinions of the Maratha Judgment: Length, Structure & Style
Bhushan J interpreted the 102nd Constitution Amendment Act purposively whereas Bhat J interpreted the Amendment strictly based on its text.
2nd Jun 2021More
The Marathas’ Demand for Reservation: A Litigation History [2014-21]
The Court has struck down reservation for Marathas, after 3 attempts in the 4th round of litigation on the issue. Will there be Attempt 4?
26th May 2021More
Summer Session 2021 Review
The Session was dominated by COVID-related cases, and tackling pendency. Maratha reservations were struck down, and Ramana took over as CJI.
18th May 2021More
Pattali Makkal Katchi v Mayileruperumal
The Supreme Court held that Tamil Nadu's reservation for Vanniyars in education and employment within the Most Backward Classes category was unconstitutional. The Court observed that the reservation was not supported by empirical data on backwardness.More
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Bench:L.N. Rao J, B.R. Gavai J, B.V. Nagarathna JMore