Cases | Background

Supreme Court's Power to Grant Divorce: Day 2

Yesterday, the Constitution Bench led by Justice S.K. Kaul heard Sr. Adv. Indira Jaising's arguments on the fundamental right to get a divorce and reserved Judgment in the case.

Journal | Channel

SCO Daily: Demonitisation and Azam Khan Case Outdated?

This week, Justice Nazeer commented that the two cases before them may no longer contain any issues for the Bench to address.

Cases | Background

Maharashtra Political Crisis: Day 7

On Tuesday, a Constitution Bench led by Justice Chandrachud said they would not interefere with the Election Commissions power to decide which faction of the Shiv Sena can use the party's symbol.

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SCO Daily: The Supreme Court Goes Live

This week, the Supreme Court began livestreaming Constitution Bench proceedings, fulfilling its 2018 commitment to livestream hearings for greater transparency.

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Decriminalisation of Adultery

18 Oct 2021

Decided

Joseph Shine v Union of India

The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).

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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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Election Commission Appointments

18 Oct 2021

Pending

Anoop Baranwal v Union of India

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is entertaining a PIL seeking to reform how members of the Election Commission of India are appointed.

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Euthanasia and the Right to Die with Dignity

09 Sep 2021

Decided

Common Cause v Union of India

A Constitution Bench decided that the right to life with dignity under Article 21 includes a right to die with dignity.

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Section 15 of the Hindu Succession Act

18 Mar 2022

Pending

Kamal Anant Khopkar v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if s 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, discriminates against women.

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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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