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Challenge to Jallikattu

Next Tuesday, the Constitution Bench is expected conclude hearings in challenge in Jallikattu and other banned sports involving bulls.

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Commercial Cultivation of GM Mustard

Yesterday, the Attorney General argued that the Court cannot answer questions related to science and the validity of different processes. The case will be heard next on December 5th.

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Understanding the SC Collegium System

The Collegium's recent recommendations for Judge appointments and transfers are currently facing pushback from lawyers and the Union. What is the controversy?

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Uniform Adoption and Guardianship

16 Oct 2021

Pending

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the laws on adoption and guardianship must be uniform, disregarding the religion or gender of persons involved. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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Uniform Divorce, Maintenance & Alimony Laws

18 Sep 2021

Pending

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if uniform grounds of divorce, maintenance and alimony irrespective of religion or gender need to be framed. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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Uniform Succession and Inheritance

18 Oct 2021

Pending

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether laws on succession and inheritance must be uniform, disregarding the religion or gender of persons involved. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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Uniform Marriage Age

08 Oct 2021

Pending

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Court will decide whether to order uniformity in marriage laws and ages between men and women of different religions. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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

16 Sep 2022

Pending

Ashok Kumar Jain v Union 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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