Freebies in Electoral Democracy | Day 8: If inducement of bribery cannot be done directly, it cannot be done indirectly, argue petitioners
Petitioners contended that political parties must be seen as “persons” engaging in corrupt practices by promising freebies
Freebies in Electoral Democracy | Day 7: Freebies amount to corrupt practices in elections, argue petitioners
Senior Advocate Vijay Hansaria argued that the Supreme Court erred when it upheld electoral freebies in an older judgement
Separate Licence for Transport Vehicles | Day 5: Union to submit complete road map for amendment to Motor Vehicles Act by January 2024
The Supreme Court refused to give an open-ended adjournment in the case, and urged the Union to review amendments to the MVA expeditiously
A Division Bench held that five provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code do not violate principles of natural justice
A Human Rights committee set up by the Supreme Court claims there are 175 dead bodies across mortuaries in Manipur
Panellists discussed various possibilities on the best way to regulate internet shutdowns, net neutrality and hate speech on social media
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UAPA Charges Related to Tripura Violence | Day 2
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Freebies in Electoral Democracy and Welfare State | Day 9
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Pendency of bills before Kerala Governor | Day 1View all
Mukesh v State of Tripura
The Supreme Court will decide whether to quash the FIRs against 102 people, out of which 4 were arrested, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) for criticising the handling of the communal violence in Tripura. The Court will also decide whether Sections 2(1)(o), 13 and 45(d)(5) of the UAPA are constitutional.
Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India
The Supreme Court is hearing challenges against the practice of offering and distributing freebies during election campaigns. The Court's decision will determine how political parties contest elections in India.
State of Kerala v Governor for State of Kerala
The Supreme Court will hear petitions from the Kerala government against the Governor of Kerala withholding assent on pending bills. This case concerns the obligations of the Governor under Article 200, which deals with the Governor's power to assent to Bills.
For years, disability rights advocates have claimed weak legal enforcement. A PIL in the apex court has the chance to catalyse a reckoning
Resurrecting the constitutional function has the potential to change the way the Supreme Court of India operates
Analysing the Court’s work in numbers.
With SC on summer vacation, SCO recaps the notable judgements of the summer session of 2023.
The essential religious practices (ERP) doctrine governs which religious practices are protected under Arts. 25 & 26 of the Constitution
If the seniority principle is followed, these 8 Judges will lead the Supreme Court of India as Chief Justice till 2031.
The Court's guidelines clarify interim maintenance, the criteria to quantify maintenance and the enforcement of such orders.