jharkhand high court
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Jharkhand High Court said that it was apparent that the incidence took place on 11-01-2008 for which the case and counter case were lodged.

madras high court
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“NCSC is a Constitutional body and functionary. It is constituted with an avowed object for the benefit of the Scheduled Caste people”

Justice Prasanna Bhalchandra Varale
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Presently, Justice Prasanna B. Varale is the third Supreme Court Judge belonging to a Scheduled Caste after Justice B.R. Gavai.

Justice Prasanna Bhalchandra Varale
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Justice Prasanna Bhalachandra Varale is currently the 32nd Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court and the only Chief Justice belonging to a Scheduled Caste among the Chief Justices of High Courts across the country.

sub-classification among reserved categories
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The 5-Judge Bench referred the matter to a 7-Judge Bench, due to immense public importance of the appeal against E.V. Chinnaiah case involving the interpretation of Articles 14, 15, 16, 338, 341, 342, and 342A of the Constitution.

calcutta high court
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As per West Bengal’s reservation policy, unreserved vacancies could be filled by meritorious reserved category candidates without adjusting them against reserved category vacancies.

madras high court
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Madras High Court rejected the argument that compensation has been already paid to the petitioner, thus the question of providing employment to the surviving daughter will not arise, as the petitioner is relying upon the provision of a Special Act.

bombay high court
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The Court observed that a person gets caste by birth and remains forever unless there are circumstances indicative of the individual having embraced not only a new order but being outcasted from the original order.

madras high court
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Madras High Court said that this is a case which brings out the dark side of human behavior. It focuses our attention on the ugly facets of our society; the caste system, bigotry, inhuman treatment of persons belonging to the marginalised section etc.

caste based insult
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The Supreme Court observed that it is desirable that before an accused is subjected to a trial for alleged commission of offence under section 3(1)(x), the utterances made by him in any place within public view are outlined, if not in the F.I.R., but at least in the charge-sheet so as to enable the court to ascertain whether the charge sheet makes out a case of an offence.

judgments on reservation policies in india
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Reservation as a concept is very wide. Different people understand reservation to mean different things. One view of reservation as a generic

fake community certificate
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In the case at hand, as the right to be heard was denied to the community certificate holder, the burden of proof to disprove the nature of the certificate, had not been discharged. Hence, the Supreme Court presumed the community certificate to be genuine.

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court said that whether it is contractual employment, temporary engagements or otherwise, the procedure to be adopted by Banks must be transparent and in compliance with the mandates of the Constitution.

Enrolment fees
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Supreme Court will be examining the validity of exorbitant enrolment fees charged by State Bar Councils

Allahabad High Court
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Allahabad High Court released Nandi on bail on his furnishing a personal bond with two sureties each in the like amount to the satisfaction of the Court concerned, subject to deposition of fine

Kerala High Court
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The Court found the records of family register conspicuous showing an attempt to fabricate evidence of professing Christianity by A. Raja, who was elected to a seat of Kerala Legislative Assembly reserved for members of Scheduled Caste in Kerala.

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court said that it is a laudable object, and we cannot prohibit or prevent such public meeting.

Madras High Court
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Madras High Court quashed the rejection order dated 08-11-2022 passed by the RDO with respect to the petitioner’s applications and remitted back the matters to the RDO for passing fresh orders

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In a case related to caste-based discrimination against an associate professor of IIT-K by fellow faculty members, the Supreme Court played a conciliatory role and handled a very sensitive matter with equal sensitivity.

Madras High Court
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In petitions challenging the premature release of 13 life convicts by the State Government, the Madras High Court held that there is no reason to infer that the State has failed to consider relevant materials or passed the order of premature release for extraneous considerations.