Explained:Creamy layer principle in SC, ST quota for promotion: judgments, appeals

News:Recently,the Centre has urged the Supreme Court to refer to a larger Bench its decision that had applied the creamy layer principle to promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs. Facts: About Creamy Layer Concept for SC’s and ST’s: The creamy layer concept was first applied in the Indra Sawhney case, or… Continue reading Explained:Creamy layer principle in SC, ST quota for promotion: judgments, appeals

States other than Delhi-NCR can use existing stocks of firecrackers for Diwali this year: SC

States other than Delhi-NCR can use existing stocks of firecrackers for Diwali this year: SC News: The Supreme Court (SC) has imposed conditions for the use and sale of firecrackers in the upcoming Diwali, Christmas and New year eve. Important Facts: According to SC ruling, once the existing stocks of crackers are used up, no… Continue reading States other than Delhi-NCR can use existing stocks of firecrackers for Diwali this year: SC

SC moves to make festivals less noisy

SC moves to make festivals less noisy News: The Supreme Court (SC) has imposed conditions for the use and sale of firecrackers in the upcoming Diwali, Christmas and New year eve. Important Facts: A two-member bench held that only green or improved crackers would be used during religious festivals and other occasions, including weddings. The… Continue reading SC moves to make festivals less noisy