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Dec 03, 2019
Centre seeks Supreme Court review on order excluding SC/ST creamy layer from quota; says to refer matter to seven-judge benchThe Centre urged the Supreme Court on Monday to refer its last year's verdict excluding the creamy layer within the SC/ST community from reservation benefits to a seven-judge bench for a review.
Jun 06, 2019
Collapse of SP-BSP alliance signals end of Mandal politics; Opposition must reimagine its approach to counter BJPIn numerous interviews before the Lok Sabha elections, Amit Shah had pointed out that BJP’s fortunes in Uttar Pradesh won’t take a dip despite the ‘caste-and-community-based’ SP-BSP alliance because voters have become more empowered and have developed an agency on their own. And he wasn't wrong.
Aug 24, 2018
SC/ST reservation in promotions: Critics call proposal unconstitutional, say responsibility to 'strike balance' lies with state govtsFor the SC/ST reservation in promotions, the Supreme Court was told on Thursday that reservation in promotion is impermissible and unconstitutional, and it is the responsibility of the state to strike a balance while giving reservation.
Aug 16, 2018
'Creamy layer' concept can't be applied to deny quota benefits to SC/ST employees in govt jobs, says Centre to Supreme CourtAttorney General KK Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that there is no judgment which says that affluent people of the SC/ST community can be denied quota benefits by applying creamy layer concept.
Aug 07, 2018
Nitin Gadkari’s reservation gaffe: NDA government must convert it into an opportunity by eliminating creamy layerThe govt must weave economic criteria into the caste-based reservation system. That could be the harbinger for full-fledged economic-criteria based reservation.
Jul 11, 2018
Supreme Court constitution bench to revisit 12-yr-old verdict on SC/ST quota in government jobs on 3 AugustThe Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to pass any interim order against its 12-year-old verdict that had dealt with the application of the 'creamy layer' for reservations to SC and ST categories in government job promotions
Jul 06, 2018
Bakarmax presents Dalit Unchained: A webcomic inspired by Jyotirao and Savitri PhuleYou've seen Django Unchained, now witness Dalit Unchained | via Bakarmax
Jul 04, 2018
Dalit Lalit and General Gaurav — a webcomic explaining caste-based reservationsIn which Dalit Lalit explains his stance on reservations and the quota system to General Gaurav
Jan 29, 2018
Plea in Supreme Court demands exclusion of 'creamy layer' from SC/ST reservation benefitsA plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking exclusion of the creamy layer among Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes from getting any reservation benefit.
Nov 15, 2017
Supreme Court says Constitution Bench to decide if a revisit on creamy layer in SC, ST quota is requiredSupreme Court agreed to consider whether its 11-year-old judgment dealing with the issue of application of the 'creamy layer' for reservation to SC and ST categories