Jats Put in OBC as Per Constitutional Mandate: Centre to SC

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Government has said it has the powers under the Constitution to include Jats in the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) and sought a review of Supreme Court’s decision to scrap quota for the community. In its review petition, the NDA government, which strongly supported the erstwhile UPA regime on the issue, also submitted… Read more »

Apex Court has lived up to constitutional mandate: Eminent jurists

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A strong judiciary may sometimes be a thorn in the flesh of the government or the political class, but in the Indian context, it has – barring a short dark stint during emergency – acted as pillar of the Indian state which celebrated its 67 Independence Day Thursday, eminent jurists say. Despite lackluster governance, a… Read more »

Auction not the only route for resource allocation:SC

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Auctions are not the only permissible method for disposal of natural resources across sectors, the Supreme Court Monday said holding that the 2G verdict was confined to allocation of spectrum and is not applicable to other resources. Giving its opinion on the Presidential reference arising out of 2G verdict, a five-judge constitution bench headed by… Read more »