SC Daily Update: Challenge to Reservations for Economically Weaker Citizens
Hearings in the challenge to reservation for economically backward citizens began. Key questions on the purpose of reservations were raised.
13th Sep 2022More
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.
29th Sep 2021More
Do Persons with Disabilities have the Right to Reservation in Promotion?
The Supreme Court has held that persons with disabilities have a right to reservation in promotion under Article 16(4).
17th 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
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 2021More
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 2021More
Do Reservations Have to be Below 50%? From Balaji  to Indra Sawhney 
The ceiling limit for reservation as laid down in Indra Sawhney v Union of India has been challenged in several subsequent cases.
31st Mar 2021More
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.
2nd Aug 2019More
#6 Reservation in Promotion
Judgment by Supreme Court introducing creamy layer exclusion principle in matters surrounding reservation in promotion.
13th Dec 2018More
Reservation in Promotion: Court in Review
The jurisprudence around Article 16(4) governs reservations granted for promotions in public employment.
4th Sep 2017More