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SC Subverts Maharashtra’s Latest Attempt to Postpone Local Elections

With elections pending in nearly 2,500 local bodies, SC raps Maharashtra for abdicating its constitutional duty again.

4th May 2022

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Creamy Layer: Court in Review

SC/ST/OBC individuals belonging to the 'creamy layer' are not eligible for certain types of reservations.

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SCO Explains: SC Order on OBC, EWS Reservations for PG NEET (2/4)

In this episode we explain the Court's Judgment and Order in the PG NEET Reservations case, and take you through main arguments.

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Monthly Review: January 2022

The Court engaged extensively with data for reservations, the rights of money laundering suspects, and the limits of legislative privileges.

31st Jan 2022

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SCO Explains: Reservations in PG NEET Courses (1/2)

In this episode, we explain why the Union had halted PG NEET Exams, the challenge to the OBC and EWS Reservations in PG NEET before the SC.

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Week 4 at the SC (2022): The Reservation Battles Rage On

The SC issued two orders on reservation policies in PG medical entrance exams and municipal elections.

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22nd Jan 2022

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SC Holds OBC Reservation in PG NEET Ensures Substantial Equality

DESK BRIEF: On Thursday, the Court issued an Order explaining its decision to permit reservations for OBCs in PG medical entrance exams.

21st Jan 2022

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SC Offers Hope for OBC Reservations in Maharashtra Municipal Elections

The Maharashtra government was directed to submit data justifying its OBC reservation policy to the State Commission for Backward Castes.

20th Jan 2022

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Part II—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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Part I—The Mandal and Sinho Commissions: A Study in Contrasts

There is a marked difference in the methodology employed by the Mandal and Major Sinho Commissions in studying backwardness.

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