Analysis

Former Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren withdraws petition

Supreme Court raps Soren's legal team for withholding crucial information concerning his plea challenging arrest by the ED

Analysis | Desk Brief

The Supreme Court’s election duty

Landmark decisions, frivolous petitions, review requests—the top court sees it all during election season

Analysis

From Swamy to ADR: Nine VVPAT related cases decided by the Supreme Court

SCO lists key cases filed before the top court in the past decade seeking more transparency in the EVM-VVPAT system in India

Analysis

A complete timeline of the Electoral Bond Scheme

A comprehensive timeline of one of the biggest cases on political funding that preceded the 2024 Lok Sabha Election

Nature of private property

Pending

Property Owners Association v State of Maharashtra

The Supreme Court will decide if private property can be considered “material resources of the community” under Article 39(b) of the Constitution

Freebies in Electoral Democracy and Welfare State

Pending

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.

Appointment of Arbitrators by Ineligible Persons

Pending

Central Organisation For Railway Electrification v ECL-SPIC-SMO-MCML (JV), JSW Steel Limited v South Western Railway

The Supreme Court will decide if a person who is ineligible to be an arbitrator can nominate another person to be an arbitrator.

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