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Reservation in Promotions for PwDs and for SC/STs: What is the Difference?

Reservations in public employment for persons with disability and for SC/STs have been treated differently by the Supreme Court.

23rd Sep 2021

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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 2021

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Ambedkar and the Quantum of Reservation

A speech by Ambedkar in the Constituent Assembly on the quantum of reservation played a critical role in the Maharashtra Reservation case.

20th May 2021

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Does The 50% Limit on Reservations in Indra Sawhney Hold Good? (Part II)

The subsequent developments after the Indra Sawhney judgment call into question whether the 50% rule still holds the same water.

31st Mar 2021

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Do Reservations Have to be Below 50%? From Balaji [1962] to Indra Sawhney [1992]

The ceiling limit for reservation as laid down in Indra Sawhney v Union of India has been challenged in several subsequent cases.

31st Mar 2021

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Will EWS Reservation Survive?

Petition to either strike down the 103rd Constitutional Amendment or make it subject to the 50% ceiling laid down in Indra Sawhney.

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2nd Aug 2019

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#6 Reservation in Promotion

Judgment by Supreme Court introducing creamy layer exclusion principle in matters surrounding reservation in promotion.

13th Dec 2018

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Reservation in Promotion: Court in Review

Tracing the history of litigation surrounding reservations granted for promotions in public employment.

4th Sep 2017

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