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Feb 15, 2020
Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groupsUnder 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
Jan 13, 2019
Excuse of upper caste poverty may not help Modi govt get away with 10% quota if it's legally challengedThe 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.
Jan 08, 2019
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".
Jan 07, 2019
Centre approves 10% reservation in government jobs, education for economically-backward upper castesThe 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.