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State of Kerala v Governor for State of Kerala

The Supreme Court will hear petitions from the Kerala government against the Governor of Kerala withholding assent on pending bills. This case concerns the obligations of the Governor under Article 200, which deals with the Governor's power to assent to Bills.

Next Hearing: November 29, 2023

Last Updated: November 29, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:Governor, Kerala, Legislation, Legislative Assembly, Separation of Powers

Anil Dhirajlal Ambani v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of Sections 95, 96, 97, 99, and 100 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 which lays down certain rights to for the guarantor to initiate insolvency proceedings against a debtor

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance v Rambha Devi

A 5-Judge Bench will decide whether a person licenced to drive a ‘light motor vehicle’ under Section 2(21) of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 is automatically entitled to drive a ‘Transport Vehicle of Light Motor Vehicle Class’ with unladen weight of less than 7500 KGs.

Next Hearing: January 17, 2024

Last Updated: November 22, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, P.S. Narasimha J, Hrishikesh Roy J, Manoj Misra J, Pankaj Mithal J

Tags:Constitution Bench, Motor Vehicles Act 1988

NN Global Mercantile v Indo Unique Flame

The Supreme Court will decide if an unstamped arbitration agreement is invalid.

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: November 9, 2023

Last Updated: November 16, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:District Court, Judiciary, Subordinate Court, Vacancy

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing challenges against the practice of offering and distributing freebies during election campaigns. The Court's decision will determine how political parties contest elections in India.

Next Hearing: November 9, 2023

Last Updated: November 9, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:Bribery, Election, Election Commission, Freebies, Public Interest Litigation

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Association for Democratic Reforms v Union of India

The Supreme Court is deciding whether the current electoral bonds scheme facilitates anonymous corporate funding to political parties and whether it was wrongly certified as a Finance Act. The Court's decision will affect transparency in election funding.

Samastha Kerala Jamiathul Ulema v Union of India

The Court is hearing petitions challenging the constitutionality of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019.

Next Hearing: November 7, 2023

Last Updated: November 7, 2023

Bench:Sanjiv Khanna J, S.V. Bhatti J

Tags:Arbitrariness, Constitutionality, Right to Equality

Madras Bar Association v Union of India

The Court will decide whether the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021 is unconstitutional for re-enacting provisions that were struck down in Madras Bar Association v Union of India (2021) for violating the independence of the judiciary.

Next Hearing: November 7, 2023

Last Updated: November 7, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:Constitutional Validity, Tribunals

In re: Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955

The Court monitored how the State Coordinator updated Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), so as to ensure that the NRC was published as mandated by the Assam Accord of 15 August 1985.

Next Hearing: December 5, 2023

Last Updated: November 6, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, A.S. Bopanna J, M.M. Sundresh J, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:Child Rights, Citizenship, Immigration, Right to Life