Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms
Excuse of upper caste poverty may not help Modi govt get away with 10% quota if it's legally challenged
The Supreme Court has ground to quash the 10 percent quota law it if it is challenged before it as there has been no mention of any inadequate representation of poorer sections of the society.
Mayawati backs 10% quota move, but calls it an election stunt ahead of LS polls, by a government 'on its way out'
BSP chief Mayawati backs the Union Cabinet's decision to provide 10 per cent reservation to the economically weaker sections but calls it a "political gimmick".
Centre approves 10% reservation in government jobs, education for economically-backward upper castes
The Centre approved a 10 percent reservation in government jobs and education for economically backward upper castes on Monday, which is speculated to be a major strategic move by the NDA government ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.