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Citizens for Justice and Peace v State of Uttar Pradesh

The Court will decide if the anti-conversion laws passed by multiple States including Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand are constitutionally valid.


Next Hearing: February 3, 2023

Last Updated: January 30, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, P.S. Narasimha J, J.B. Pardiwala J

Tags:Freedom of Religion, Gender Discrimination, Judicial Review


Common Cause v Union of India

In 2018 the Supreme Court recognised the right to die with dignity as a fundamental right and prescribed guidelines for terminally ill patients to enforce the right. In 2023 the Supreme Court modified the guidelines to make the right to die with dignity more accessible.


Kaushal Kishore v State Of Uttar Pradesh

The Constitution Bench held that the Freedom of Speech of public officials cannot be restricted in favour of another persons fundamental rights. However, they held that the State has an obligation to protect the fundamental rights of citizen's even against non-state actors such as other private persons.


In re: Filling up of Vacancies

The Supreme Court is monitoring steps taken by High Courts and State Governments to fill vacant judicial posts in the District and Subordinate Courts.


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: January 19, 2023

Bench:Surya Kant J, B.R. Gavai J

Tags:District Court, Judiciary, Subordinate Court, Vacancy


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. The outcome of this case will determine the limit to which the Union can interfere in State’s administration. The decision may redefine the concept of federalism in the Indian context.


Next Hearing: September 27, 2022

Last Updated: January 18, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Krishna Murari J, M.R. Shah J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha J



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.


Anil Dhirajlal Ambani v Union of India

The SC will decide the constitutionality of the rights of personal guarantors during insolvency proceedings


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: January 17, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Hima Kohli J

Tags:IBC, Insolvency, Personal Guarantor


EWS Reservation


Janhit Abhiyan v Union of India

In a 3-2 majority, the Supreme Court upheld the 103rd Constitutional Amendment providing EWS reservation. With this, the Court extended the net of reservation benefits to include solely economic backwardness.


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.


Union of India v Union Carbide

The Supreme Court will reconsider the compensation granted to victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy in 1989


Next Hearing: January 12, 2023

Last Updated: January 13, 2023

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, Sanjiv Khanna J, A.S. Oka J, Vikram Nath J, J.K. Maheshwari J

Tags:Bhpal Gas Tragedy, Constitution Bench