Only parents income be considered for deciding creamy layer: SC

The Supreme Court has held that an individual candidate's income was not required to be clubbed with the income of the parents for the purpose of determining "creamy layer" to exclude a person of backward class from the benefits of reservation.

Proposal for raising income ceiling of OBC creamy layer deferred

The creamy layer income ceiling was increased from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4.5 lakh in 2008.

Exclude creamy layer from quota, SC urged

The Supreme Court issued notices to the central and state governments on a petition seeking exclusion of the "creamy layer" from the reserved category.

SC admits plea challenging creamy layer criteria

The Supreme Court on Wednesday admitted a bunch of petitions challenging the Centre`s
decision to fix Rs 4.50 lakh as the minimum annual income for
the people among Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to be regarded
as "creamy layer".

Creamy layer, backwards` quota okay in local bodies: SC

The Supreme Court today upheld
the constitutional validity of reservation for backward
classes.

Khurshid finds similarity in HC order, SC view on creamy layer

Minority Affairs Minister
Salman Khurshid on Monday found similarity between the Kerala High
Court`s order supporting reservation for the poor among
forward castes and the Supreme Court`s past observation.

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