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Mukesh v State of Tripura

The Supreme Court will decide whether to quash the FIRs against 102 people, out of which 4 were arrested, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) for criticising the handling of the communal violence in Tripura. The Court will also decide whether Sections 2(1)(o), 13 and 45(d)(5) of the UAPA are constitutional.


Next Hearing: November 17, 2021

Last Updated: November 11, 2021

Bench:N.V. Ramana J, Hima Kohli J, A.S. Bopanna J

Tags:Bail, police, Right to Equality, Right to Life, Right to Protest, Tripura, UAPA


Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat

The Court will examine whether the Magistrate’s Court adequately addressed Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s complaints against the report of the SC-appointed Special Investigation Committee closing investigation against the accused in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had granted a ‘clean chit’ to the 63 accused persons.


Noel Harper v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether changes made by Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 to the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 2010 are constitutional.


Next Hearing: November 9, 2021

Last Updated: November 8, 2021

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, Dinesh Maheshwari J, C.T. Ravikumar J

Tags:Article 19, Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, NGO, Privacy, Right to Equality


Dr. Radhika Thappeta v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether Section 7(d) of the Citizenship Act, 1955, and government schemes enacted under the Section, violate the constitutional rights of Overseas Citizens of India.


Next Hearing: November 8, 2021

Last Updated: October 29, 2021

Bench:Abdul Nazeer J, Krishna Murari J

Tags:Citizenship, Overseas Citizens of India


Manohar Lal Sharma v The Prime Minister

The Court will decide whether there must be an investigation into the Government of India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware on journalists, activists and public officials.


Next Hearing: December 22, 2021

Last Updated: October 27, 2021

Bench:Surya Kant J, N.V. Ramana J, Hima Kohli J

Tags:Pegasus, Right to privacy, Surveillance


Vijay Madanlal Choudhary v Union of India

The Supreme Court will define the nature and limits of the powers of the Directorate of Enforcement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.


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.


Neil Aurelio Nunes v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the reservation for students from the Other Backward Classes and Economically Weaker Sections in the All India Quota for medical institutions is unconstitutional.


Next Hearing: November 16, 2021

Last Updated: October 28, 2021

Bench:B.V. Nagarathna J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Vikram Nath J

Tags:EWS, Medical Entrance Examination, OBC, Reservation


M Siddiq v Mahant Suresh Das

The Court overturned the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment that divided the title to the Babri Masjid / Ram Janmabhoomi site. It awarded the title to the deity, Shri Ram Virajman.


Association for Democratic Reforms v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutional validity of the practice of appointing the members of the Election Commission by the Executive.


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: June 17, 2021

Tags:Basic Structure, Election, Election Commission, Politics, Separation of Powers