Case | Hearing Reports

7-judge bench to decide extent of constitutional immunity for lawmakers in bribery cases

Time to reconsider judgement in Narasimha Rao v State (1998), says Supreme Court


The Jammu & Kashmir Constituent Assembly: A Brief History

In 56 days over 5 years, the Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly created the J&K Constitution, and joined India on its own terms.

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Remission order cannot be challenged in the Supreme Court, argue respondents

‘If the victim cannot approach, then who can approach?’ asks Justice B.V. Nagarathna


Have PILs strayed from their intended purpose?

There’s been an unprecedented increase in the number of petitions in recent years, but experts suggest that the SC is less PIL-friendly

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“Speaker must abide by the dignity of the Supreme Court”, says CJI Chandrachud

Supreme Court raps Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Speaker for not acting on 34 disqualification petitions of 56 MLAs

Early Release of Bilkis Bano Gangrape Convicts


Bilkis Yakub Rasool v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if the Gujarat government followed due process when releasing the 11 men convicted of gangrape in the Bilkis Bano case.

Assam’s National Register of Citizens


In re: Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955

The Court monitored how the State Coordinator updated Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), so as to ensure that the NRC was published as mandated by the Assam Accord of 15 August 1985.

Challenge to Extended Reservations in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies


In re: Article 334 of the Constitution of India

A 5-Judge Constitution Bench will decide the validity of Article 334 which provides reservations in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies. The Constitution Bench will determine if the Union Government can keep extending reservation in Lok Sabha and State Legislature, despite Constitutional provision capping it at 10 years from 1950.

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