“National interest paramount”, Supreme Court pushes for review of reservation in “super specialty” courses

Murali Krishnan October 28 2015

The Supreme Court has nudged the “authorities” to reconsider their stance on reservation in "super - speciality" and post graduate courses.

In a judgment delivered yesterday, a Bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice PC Pant stated that the "privilege" of reservation is “competing with eternity” and that an objective assessment of the situation is required keeping the national interest in mind.

The court was dealing with a challenge to domicile-based reservation in super specialty medical courses in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana . . .

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