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States not to collect data on backwardness of SC/ST: SC

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India recently ruled that the States need not collect quantifiable data on backwardness of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (“SC/ST”) for giving quota in job promotions to SC/ST employees. Refusing to reconsider … Continue reading

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LLP Incorporation made online: Govt.

Indian Ministry of Corporate Affairs has launched incorporation of Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) through a complete online system through a web service titled “RUN-LLP (Reserve Unique Name – Limited Liability Partnership)”. Name can also be allotted to LLP through an … Continue reading

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No caste centric definition of backwardness: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India set aside Union Government’s decision to include Jats (community) in the Union List of Other Backward Classes (OBC) category that entitled them to reservations in jobs and educational establishments. “The aforesaid … Continue reading

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3% reservation for disabled persons shall be based on total cadre strength: SC

A large Bench of the Supreme Court of India clarified that the three (3) percent reservation for disabled persons shall be based on the total cadre strength and not on the number of vacancies in the posts of the establishment. … Continue reading

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Extent and quantum of reservation to Persons With Disabilities shall be same: DHC

In an important ruling, Delhi High Court held that the extent and quantum of reservation provided to Persons With Disabilities (“PWD”) belonging to general or other backward category shall be same as provided to PWD belong to SC/ST category. “……..the … Continue reading

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Reservation in promotion for SCs & STs with consequential seniority can be provided but with rider: SC

The Supreme Court of India clarified that the reservation in promotion for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes with consequential seniority as engrafted under Articles 16(4A) and 16(4B) of the Constitution can be allowed provided the concepts of ‘efficiency’, ‘backwardness’ … Continue reading

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Inter-caste offsprings can’t be denied quota benefits:Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India held that in an inter-caste marriage or a marriage between a tribal and a non-tribal the determination of the caste of the offspring is essentially a question of fact to be decided on the basis … Continue reading

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