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Sita Soren v Union of India

A seven-Judge Bench unanimously held that a lawmaker does not enjoy immunity under Articles 105(2) and 194(2) of the Constitution against bribery.

In re: Article 334 of the Constitution of India

A 5-Judge Constitution Bench will decide if the Union Government can keep extending reservation in Lok Sabha and State Legislature, despite Constitutional provision capping it at 10 years from 1950 under Article 334.

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 12, 2023

Last Updated: December 15, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Surya Kant J, M.M. Sundresh J, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

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

N. Ram v. Union of India

The SC will decide if the Union’s ban on the BBC Documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ violates the rights to free speech and expression.

M/S Shanti Fragrances v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that there was no conflict between the two Judgments that the reference Judgment said were contradictory. Further, the Bench held that Judgments can only be overturned by a larger Bench and the number of Judges in the majority does not matter when determining the precedential value of a decision.

Pyare Lal v State of Haryana

The Supreme Court will decide whether States can issue remission policies for prisoners which do not require the Governor's approval.

Next Hearing: September 6, 2022

Last Updated: September 7, 2022

Bench:Indira Banerjee J, Hemant Gupta J, Surya Kant J, M.M. Sundresh J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

Tags:Article 161, Remission

Sameena Begum v Union of India

Several Public Interest Litigation (PILs) challenge the constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala and other related Muslim marriage practices.