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The Desk

Bhushan J’s Impact: The 50% Limit on Reservations, EWS and NEET

How will Bhushan J's Maratha Reservation opinion upholding the 50% limit on reservations impact ongoing cases?

27th Sep 2021

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Caste Census and Bhushan J’s Push for Data

Bhushan J's Maratha judgment pushed the Union to collect contemporaneous data on caste in the country.

27th Sep 2021

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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 2021

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Can States’ Powers to Recognise OBCs be Restored?

The Supreme Court has refused to review its Maratha judgment.

10th Jul 2021

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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 2021

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J Ashok Bhushan: A Signature Style

DESK BRIEF: One of Bhushan J's latest significant judgments in the Maratha Reservations case typifies his writing style.

5th Jul 2021

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Justice Bhushan Retires on July 4th After Half a Decade at the Court

Bhushan J was part of 779 judgments, out of which he authored 258. Most of his judgments dealt with criminal law.

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3rd Jul 2021

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J. Bhushan’s 11 Key Judgments on Reservation, Privacy, Religious Rights

Bhushan J's opinions have left an impact on reservation law, while he dealt with multiple COVID relief cases and Ayodhya disputes.

3rd Jul 2021

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Maratha Reservations Struck Down: Judgment Matrix

Judgment breakdown: The 50% limit on reservation was unanimously affirmed. The 102nd Amendment took away States' power to recognise OBCs.

12th May 2021

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