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Condolences pour in from all quarters following former Prime Minister’s demise

Condolences are pouring in from all quarters following former Prime Minister’s demise. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have expressed grief at the passing away of the veteran BJP leader. President Kovind described Vajpayee as a true Indian statesman saying his leadership, foresight, […]

Centre tells SC that the creamy layer principle cannot be applied to deny quota to SC/ST employees in promotion in govt jobs

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the creamy layer concept cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions to government employees of SC/ST community. Attorney General K K Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, that there is no judgment which […]