Bombay High Court Current Affairs, GK & News

SC strikes down Maratha reservation

The Supreme Court of India recently struck down Maratha reservation in the state as it breaches 50% ceiling of reservation. This was done by striking down the Maharashtra law that guaranteed reservation for the Maratha community their quota in employment and public education. Inception In 2016, several Marathas came together under the “Maratha Kranti Morcha”. ..

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Justice Kureshi to take oath as Chief Justice of Tripura HC

The Chief Justice of High Court (HC) of Tripura Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi will take oath on 16 November. The oath of office will be administered by Tripura Governor Ramesh Bais in Agartala on 16 November. On 8 November, the Union Ministry of Law and Justice appointed Justice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi, the Judge of the ..

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Maratha quota valid but should be reduced: Bombay HC

Bombay High Court (HC) upheld the reservation for Maratha community in government jobs and education constitutional valid but suggested to reduce the quota percentage from present 16% to 12-13%. Key Highlights of Judgment The reduced quota limit suggested by Bombay HC is as recommended by State Backward Classes Commission. Legislative Competence: As per HC, state ..

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Short Note : Maratha Reservations

A division bench of the Bombay High Court delivered a crucial verdict on the Maratha Quota which was granted to the Marathas in by the State Government in Maharashtra. While the quota has been upheld, the quantum of reservation has come down from 16% to under 13%. What is the issue? Marathas had been agitating ..

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Water for Cricket Fields Maintenance

Hearing the petition filed by an NGO, Friends the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered an expert committee to submit a report on ways to save water. Petition of NGO The petition alleges that the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) of using RO-treated water for the upkeep of Feroz Shah Kotla ground. Also, it ..

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