Cases | Background

Anti-Conversion Laws Challenge

Today, the Supreme Court will hear petitions challenging various anti-conversion laws enacted by multiple State Legislatures. These laws require individuals to declare their intent to convert and make inter-faith marriages cumbersome.

Cases | Background

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Challenge

Tomorrow, a 5-Judge Constitution Bench is expected to begin hearing the challenge to WhatsApp's 2021 privacy policy for allegedly violating the right to privacy by sharing user data with Facebook for marketing purposes.

Analysis

Republic Day Special

SCO takes a look at the Constitutional ideas behind the establishment of the Supreme Court of India

Analysis

SC Collegium Strikes Back at Union

On January 19th, the Supreme Court Collegium reiterated recommendations for the elevation of 5 advocates as HC Judges and provided extensive reasons for why they set aside the Union's concerns.

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Disqualification Proceedings Against Maharashtra MLAs

02 Aug 2022

Pending

Subhash Desai v Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra

The Supreme Court is deciding whether the rebellion within the Shiv Sena led by Mr. Eknath Shinde amounts to defection under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution. This Constitution Bench will conclusively decide whether the Speaker of a House can disqualify members, despite the members sending him a notice of removal.

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Constitutionality of Anti Conversion Laws

18 Aug 2021

Pending

Citizens for Justice and Peace v State of Uttar Pradesh

The Court will decide if the anti-conversion laws passed by multiple States including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand are constitutionally valid.

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Whatsapp-Facebook Privacy

14 Oct 2021

Pending

Karmanya Singh Sareen v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to WhatsApps privacy policy for violating the right to privacy. The policy permits WhatsApp to share data with Facebook and all its group companies for the purposes of commercial advertising and marketing.

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