Supreme Court sets aside Madras High Court remarks on EWS quota

What is the News? The Supreme Court has set aside the observations in the Madras High Court’s order, which said that the reservation for Economically Weaker Sections(EWS) in the NEET-All India Quota can be implemented only with the approval of the Supreme Court. Background Recently, the Government of India had announced a 27% reservation for… Continue reading Supreme Court sets aside Madras High Court remarks on EWS quota

Too much quota may impact right to equal opportunity, remarks Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has observed that excessive quota may impact the right to equal opportunity guaranteed under the Constitution. This observation was made while hearing several petitions which have asked for a Constitution Bench to examine the validity of 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act. The Constitution (103rd Amendment) Act provides for 10% reservation in government jobs… Continue reading Too much quota may impact right to equal opportunity, remarks Supreme Court

Bengal introduces 10% quota in jobs, education

The West Bengal government has announced 10% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions to people belonging to the economically weaker sections (EWS). West Bengal was one of the states that had not implemented the 10% reservation for the EWS introduced by the Centre in January 2019. Gujarat was the first state to implement 10%… Continue reading Bengal introduces 10% quota in jobs, education

Supreme Court stays Maharashtra’s EWS quota

The Supreme Court has passed an order staying the implementation of 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) for ongoing admissions to post graduate medical courses for the academic year 2019-20 in Maharashtra. The court has argued that the process of admission had begun before the amendment in constitution to grant reservation to EWS. Further,… Continue reading Supreme Court stays Maharashtra’s EWS quota