SC says quotas in promotions not fundamental right: Apex court references 2011 Allahabad HC verdict to uphold Uttarakhand govt's decision
The Supreme Court has said that Article 16(4) and Article 16 (4-A) cannot be used as a basis to claim a fundamental right to reservation in promotions.
'In DNA of BJP-RSS to try and erase reservations': Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP on SC ruling on quotas in govt jobs
It is in the DNA of the BJP and the RSS to try to erase reservations and a "big conspiracy" is underway to take away the rights of deprived sections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Monday and asserted that his party will not allow doing away with quota.
'Reservations in promotions not a fundamental right': SC says states not bound to provide quotas to SCs, STs in jobs
The Supreme Court gave the verdict during a case regarding the validity of a 2012 notification by the Uttarakhand government to fill up vacancies in government jobs without giving reservation to the SC/ST communities.
Supreme Court upholds department-wise SC/ST quota in universities, dismisses Centre's plea against Allahabad HC order
A bench of Justice UU Lalit and Justice Indira Banerjee dismissed Centre’s special leave petition which challenged the Allahabad High Court order.
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.
SC asks Centre to prove inadequate representation of SC/ST people in govt jobs, seeks 'quantifiable data'
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre as to why the states have not come forward with any quantifiable data for SC/ST quota government services even 12 years after its verdict on the 'creamy layer'.
Paswan said the court has ruled in favour of reservation for SCs and STs in promotion but also introduced several conditions, which have led to non-implementation of quota guidelines.