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Kesavananda Bharati Passes Away

Kesavananda Bharati, who filed a petition in the Supreme court and the Supreme Court delivered a landmark judgement that the basic structure of the Constitution cannot be altered, died on September 6. Who was Kesavananda Bharti? Shri Kesavananda Bharati was the chief pontiffof Edneer Mutt in Kasaragod district, Kerala, India. Born on 9 December 1940. He was the petitioner in Kesavananda ..

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Reservation in Promotions

The Supreme Court has upheld the law of Karnataka which provides reservation in promotions in favour of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The court upheld the law which provides consequential seniority .i.e. a person promoted would also get seniority as a consequence. Catch-up Rule The Supreme Court in Virpal Chauhan (1995) held that once a general ..

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Quota for Economically Weaker Sections questioned in Supreme Court

A not for profit organisation Youth for Equality has questioned the constitutional validity of the 103rd constitutional amendment act which provides for 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections. Why the 103rd constitutional amendment act is questioned in Supreme Court? Youth for Equality has questioned the constitutional validity of the 103rd constitutional act based ..

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