|State not bound to give reservation in promotion to SC,ST: Supreme Court|
Nitish Kumar keeps election promise, rolls out 35 percent reservation for women
Government okays quotas for women in paramilitary
20 years after Mandal, less than 12% OBCs in central govt jobs
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*SC: “ … … it would be open to the concerned authority, namely, the State and the Banks to consider whether their demand is justified and it is feasible to provide reservation to SC/ST category persons in the matter of promotion in the officers’ category and if so, up to which scale/level.” – SC Judgment dated 08.01.2016 – Chairman & Managing Director, Central Bank of India & Ors. Vs. Central Bank of India SC/ST Employees Welfare Association & Ors.
* Benefits of Reservation on Reconversion – SC: “… we are inclined to hold that the appellant after reconversion had come within the fold of the community and thereby became a member of the scheduled caste.” – SC Judgment dated 26.02.2015 – K.P. Manu Vs. Chairman, Scrutiny Committee for Verification of Community Certificate >>> Court Judgements on Service Matters
Mar 11, 2016
The state is not duty-bound to give reservation in promotion to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe employees, the Supreme Court said on Friday. …
February 10, 2016
Congress leader Digvijay Singh today backed reservation in private sector jobs for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBCs), but advised the Centre to take corporates into confidence before acting on a central panel’s recommendation in this regard. …
Jan 20, 2016
In the latest decision, the government said, the 35 per cent reservation extended to women on posts of police constable would now be extended to cover other state government vacancies, too. …
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Jan 6, 2016
NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday took an important step to improve gender equality in the paramilitary by approving reservation of 33% women at the constable rank in two major central paramilitary forces CRPF and CISF and also setting a 15% quota in the border forces BSF, SSB and ITBP. …
Dec 26, 2015
CHENNAI: More than two decades after implementation of Mandal commission report, which mandates 27 percent reservation for OBCs in central government jobs, an RTI data shows that less than 12 percent of employees of central government ministries, departments and statutory bodies are from other backward classes (OBCs) as on January 1, 2015. …
MPs, MLAs fall in OBC ‘creamy layer’, panel says Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
May 6, 2015
NEW DELHI: Children of past and present members of Parliament and state legislators should not be eligible for OBC reservations, the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) has recommended. …
Raise ‘creamy layer’ to Rs 10.5 lakh: OBC panel Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
May 5, 2015
NEW DELHI: The national commission for backward classes has asked the Centre to raise the ‘creamy layer’ criterion for OBCs from the present annual salary of Rs 6 lakh to Rs 10.50 lakh. …
Ensure SC, ST reservation in empanelment of babus: Par panel Business-standard.com
April 30, 2015
Dismayed over the dismal representation of SC and ST officers in top echelon of the bureaucracy, a parliamentary committee today asked the government to make mandatory reservation in empanelment in the secretary-level appointments. …
Submission of Fake Caste Certificates
New Delhi, April 22, 2015
Information about appointments secured on the basis of fake/false caste certificates is not centrally maintained.
However, the Central Government had undertaken a one-time exercise to collect information about appointments secured on the basis of fake/false caste certificates in the year 2010. As per information received from various Ministries/Departments etc. 1832 appointments were allegedly secured on the basis of fake/false caste certificates. Disciplinary proceedings had been instituted in all the cases. It was reported that out of the above 1832 cases, 276 had resulted in suspension/removal etc, whereas 521 cases were entangled into litigations and in remaining 1035 cases disciplinary proceedings were pending.
The Government instructions provide that an appointing authority should verify the caste status of SC/ST/OBC candidates at the time of initial appointment as well as at the time of promotion.
Chief Secretaries of States/Union Territories have been requested to issue instructions to the District Magistrates/ District Collectors/ Deputy Commissioners of the Districts to the effect that when asked to verify the veracity etc. of caste certificates, they should ensure at their own level that veracity of the caste/community certificate referred to the district authorities is verified and reported to the appointing authority within one month of receipt of request from such authority. In order to rule out collusion between candidates holding false/forged certificate and employees at the district level or sub-district level, disciplinary proceedings may be initiated against officers who default in timely verification of caste status in such cases or issue false certificates.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Shri Rattan Lal Kataria in the Lok Sabha today.
(Source: pib press release)
24 years later, fake claim costs man his job Timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Mar 19, 2015
AHMEDABAD: Ishwar Baviskar’s caste certificate obtained on basis of fake caste claim got him a job with Nadiad municipality over two decades ago. But his enthusiasm for using atrocity laws against politicians and colleagues has proved to be his undoing. …
Hindu reconvert gets SC benefits Economictimes.indiatimes.com
27 Feb, 2015
NEW DELHI: In a ruling that would stoke the debate over religious conversion and reconversion, the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered that a Christian who reconverted to Hinduism be given back his Scheduled Caste benefits. …
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