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Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat

The Court held that the Magistrate’s Court adequately addressed Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s complaints against the report of the SC-appointed Special Investigation Committee which closed 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.

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Romila Thapar v Union of India

The Court evaluated the arrests of five human rights activists under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) by the Maharashtra Police. The Police accused the activists of involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence and sedition.

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Nabam Rebia v Deputy Speaker

The Supreme Court settled the question of governor's discretion and the 'scope' of judicial review over governor's functions.

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Harsh Ajay Singh v Union of India

The Supreme Court will hear petitions challenging the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the armed forces. The scheme was announced by the Union On June 14th 2022.

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Last Updated: June 29, 2022

Bench:C.T. Ravikumar J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

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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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Last Updated: June 29, 2022

Bench:L.N. Rao J, Sanjiv Khanna J, B.R. Gavai J

Tags:Equality, Fundamental Rights, Reservation

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Amazon.com v Future Retail Ltd

Litigation arising from the sale of Future Retail to Reliance, and Future Retail's obligations to Amazon may decide who will rule the retail market in India.

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Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v State of Kerala

The Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's custom of prohibiting women in their 'menstruating years' from entering.

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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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Next Hearing: July 18, 2022

Last Updated: June 24, 2022

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

Tags:Criminal Law, Free Speech, Judicial Review, Liberty, Sedition

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Shayara Bano v Union of India

A Constitution Bench has declared that the practice of instantaneous Triple Talaq is unconstitutional.

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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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