The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Madras High Court order on not providing 10.5 percent reservation to the Vanniyar caste in Private Educational Institutions and appointments or posts in the services under the state within the Reservation for the Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities Act, 2021.
Supreme Court bench granted the permission to withdraw upon repeated persuasion of the respective advocates of Sports bodies, having earlier threatened costs against the appellant for abuse of process.
Supreme Court bench of Justices L.N Rao and B.R Gavai was informed by the Amicus Curiae that majority of the States have not complied with the directions passed by the Court in its order dated April 20, 2021
The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned its hearing in a plea seeking directions to further reduce the qualifying percentile criteria across categories published on March 12, 2022 by the National Board of Examination more than what was reduced for NEET-PG 2020 on July 14, 2020, to accommodate the mitigating and extenuating circumstances that were unique to the candidates who had appeared in NEET-PG 2021, owing to Covid-19.
The Supreme Court on Thursday has adjourned its hearing plea filed by Dr Jacob Puliyel seeking transparency in clinical trial data for the vaccines being administered in India under emergency use authorization as well as seeking a stay on the vaccine mandates that are being issued by authorities in various parts of the country.