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The Supreme Court’s ‘Reserved’ Silence

DESK BRIEF: Six pending Constitution Bench cases at the SC deal with fundamental questions about reservation in education and employment.

23rd Aug 2022

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SCO Shorts: Tamil Nadu Vanniyar Reservations Judgment

Internal reservations for Vanniyars will be discontinued until the Tamil Nadu government finds reliable data to justify them. 

1st Apr 2022

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Monthly Review: March 2022

The SC delivered Judgments on the One Rank One Pension policy and Vanniyar reservations in Tamil Nadu.

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Looking Ahead: The Court in March 2022

The SC is expected to deliver judgments in key cases on reservations, the One Rank One Pension Policy and the hijab ban.

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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.

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Last Updated: 20211217

Bench:L.N. Rao J, B.R. Gavai J, B.V. Nagarathna J

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