Only 50% Job Reservation is Permissible: SC said in CHEBROLU LEELA PRASAD RAO VS STATE OF A.P – 22/04/2020


Providing 100% reservation for Scheduled Tribes in scheduled areas offends the spirit of Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution of India. The Governor is not conferred power to make any law in derogation to Part III or other provisions of the Constitution of India in the exercise of his power under Clause I, Para 5 of Schedule V. It was also held that G.O.Ms. No.3 is discriminatory as the same adversely affects not only the open category candidates but also other Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and backward classes. It also opined that the reservation under Article 16(4) should not exceed 50%.

Hotel Proprietors Act 1956

United Kingdom

In this Act, the expression “hotel” means an establishment held out by the proprietor as offering food, drink and, if so required, sleeping accommodation, without special contract, to any traveller presenting himself who appears able and willing to pay a reasonable sum for the services and facilities provided and who is in a fit state to be received.

Wrongful Prosecution (Miscarriage of Justice): Legal Remedies: Law Commission of India Report No. 277[AUGUST 2018]

Pursuant to the Reference, the Commission conducted broad-based research and consulted stakeholders from various spheres – police, advocates, judicial officers, among others, on the issue of miscarriage of justice resulting in wrongful prosecution, incarceration and/or conviction. Taking into consideration the inputs and suggestions received, and upon extensive deliberations, discussions and in-depth study, the Commission has given shape to the present Report.

Haripada Dey Versus The State of West Bengal and another- 05/09/1956


No High Court can arrogate that function to itself and pass on to us a matter which in its view is purely one involving questions of fact, because it finds itself helpless to redress the grievance. In such a case, the High Court should refuse to give a certificate under Art. 134 (1) (c) and ask the parties to approach us invoking our special jurisdiction under Art. 136 (1) of the Constitution.