Tag: Maratha quota

Supreme Court throws out Maratha quota law, cites 50% reservation cap

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the provisions of a Maharashtra law providing reservation to the Maratha community, which took the total quota in the state above the 50 per cent ceiling set by the court in its 1992 Indra Sawhney (Mandal) judgment. “The 50% rule…is to fulfill the objective of equality as engrafted […]

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Supreme Court Verdict On Constitutional Validity Of Maratha Quota Today

Maratha quota: The Supreme Court had put the Bombay High Court judgment on hold (File) New Delhi: A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court examining the constitutional validity of reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the Maratha community in Maharashtra is likely to announce its verdict on Wednesday. The constitution bench will also […]

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For How Many Generations Will Reservation Continue, Asks Supreme Court

The arguments in the Maratha quota case remained inconclusive and would resume on Monday New Delhi: For how many generations would reservations in jobs and education continue, the Supreme Court sought to know during the Maratha quota case hearing on Friday and raised concerns over “resultant inequality” in case the overall 50 per cent limit […]

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