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Agnipath Recruitment Scheme

SC to hear challenge to Agnipath Scheme next week as petitions pile up in the Court.

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Pendency at the Supreme Court: Half-Yearly Trends (2022)

In 2022, the Supreme Court witnessed an increase of 613 pending cases from January 1st to June 1st.

Journal | The Desk

SCO Shorts: Zakia Jafri and the 2002 Gujarat Riots

The SC decision upholding the ‘clean chit’ given to the accused in the 2002 Gujarat Riots, ends Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s long legal battle.

Journal | The Desk

Monthly Review: June 2022

One month into summer vacation, the SC continued to pass important judgments in 'urgent' and pending matters

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The Lieutenant Governor and the NCT Delhi

16 Oct 2021


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.


Constitutionality of Sedition

16 Jul 2021


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.


Rakesh Asthana’s Appointment as Delhi Police Commissioner

08 Dec 2021


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.


Transfer of IT Rules Challenges

26 May 2022


Union of India v Sudesh Kumar Singh

The Supreme Court will hear the Union Government's petition requesting a transfer of pending High Court challenges to the IT Rules, 2021


Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute

18 May 2022


Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Varanasi v Rakhi Singh

The SC will decide if the Varanasi Civil Court’s Order allowing a videographic survey into the origins of the Gyanvapi Mosque violates the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991.


OBC & EWS Reservation in Postgraduate Medical Admissions

26 Oct 2021


Neil Aurelio Nunes v Union of India

Having decided that seats in the All India Quota can be reserved for OBC candidates in January 2021, the SC will decide whether the Union government’s ₹8 lakh annual income criteria for determining EWS status in the forward castes is constitutional.