Supreme Court reserves order on pleas to reconsider verdict on quota benefits for SC/ST in job promotions

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The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions seeking that a seven-judge bench reviews its 2006 verdict which had put conditions for granting quota benefits for job promotions to SC\/ST employees. A five-judge constitution bench, in its 2006 verdict in M Nagraj case, had said that the states are bound to provide quantifiable data on the …