Journal | The Desk

Umar Khalid’s Bail Appeal at the Delhi High Court

Khalid, charged with sedition by the Delhi Police, is unlikely to receive bail under the SC's sedition Order—as he is charged under multiple other criminal laws too.

Hearing Report | Cases

Sedition #4: SC 'Expects' No Coercive Action Under S124A As Union Re-examines Law

Until the next hearing in July, the Bench expects the law to be kept in abeyance.

Journal | The Desk

Sedition Law in India: A Timeline

In effect since 1870, how has this pre-colonial law affected speech in India?

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Constitutionality of Sedition

16 Jul 2021

Pending

SG Vombatkere v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, that criminalises sedition, is unconstitutional.

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Reservation in Promotion

26 Oct 2021

Pending

Jarnail Singh v Lacchmi Narain Gupta

The Court looked into whether reservations for SCs and STs should extend to promotions, by assessing its 2006 Nagaraj judgment. It will now give clarifications on its 2018 judgment.

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Revising Fee Scale For Arbitrators

05 Apr 2022

Pending

Oil And Natural Gas Corporation v Afcons Gunanusa JV

The Supreme Court is reviewing the Fourth Schedule of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, which decides the fees for arbitrators. The review will likely affect the viability of arbitration as a cost-effective alternative dispute resolution mechanism.

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Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021

16 Oct 2021

Pending

Madras Bar Association v Union of India

The Court will decide whether the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021 should be struck down since it contains the provisions that were held to be unconstitutional in Madras Bar Association v Union of India (2021).

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Rakesh Asthana’s Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner

08 Dec 2021

Pending

Centre for Public Interest Litigation v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the validity of the Union government's appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner as it incorrectly and invalidly deputed Mr. Asthana to the AGMUT cadre and extended his term beyond retirement age.

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The Lieutenant Governor and the NCT Delhi

16 Oct 2021

Pending

Government of NCT of Delhi v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the provisions introduced by The Government of National Capital Territory (Amendment) Act, 2021 violate the principles of federalism, separation of powers, representative democracy, and the rule of law.

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