SEBC Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court: Only Centre can identify SEBC

The Supreme Court recently pronounced that only President can take decisions in declaring the Socially and Economically Backward Community. The judgement was pronounced upholding the 102nd constitutional amendments. About the Judgement The Apex court said that the 102nd constitutional amendment has taken away the powers of state governments to designate Socially and Economically Backward Classes. ..

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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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Maharashtra: Governor promulgates Ordinance for Medical Admission Reservation

Maharashtra Governor V. Rao has promulgated an ordinance to provide reservation benefits in admissions to Social and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs) in medical education in state. Key Points of Ordinance Reason: In May 2019 the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has put a stay on the 16% quota offered by state to its Maratha ..

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