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Supriyo @ Supriya Chakraborty & Anr. v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if marriage equality for LGBTQIA+ persons (including same-sex marriage) can be read into the Special Marriage Act, 1954.


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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.


People's Union for Civil Liberties v Union of India

A three-judge Bench will issue further directions to ensure implementation of the judgment in Shreya Singhal v Union of India, which declared Section 66(A) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (the IT Act) unconstitutional. Through its Orders in this case, the Court must ensure that citizens are not jailed under a law that has already been held unconstitutional.


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Last Updated: November 28, 2022

Bench:U.U. Lalit CJI, S.R. Bhat J, Ajay Rastogi J

Tags:Criminal Law, Freedom of Speech, Shreya Singhal, Technology


State of Andhra Pradesh v B. Archana Reddy

The SC will decide the validity of the Andhra Pradesh government’s 2005 decision to grant 5% reservations in educational institutions and public services to the entire Muslim Community


Prithvi Raj Chauhan v Union of India

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Parliament’s 2018 Amendment to the Prevention of Atrocities Act.


Last Updated: August 11, 2022

Bench:Arun Mishra J, S.R. Bhat J, Vineet Saran J

Tags:Caste, Right to Equality, Right to Life


Indore Development Authority v Manoharlal

The Court clarified the correct interpretation of Section 24(2) of the 2013 Land Acquisition Act. Among other things, it held that land acquisition proceedings cannot lapse merely because the State could not deposit compensation in a landowner's account.


Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation v Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of Regulations issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India imposing a lower limit on the price that broadcasters can charge for a ‘bouquet’ of channels. The Court will decide whether the Regulations violate the broadcasters’ Right to Freedom of Speech and Expression and their Right to Engage in Free Trade.


Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v Chief Minister, Maharashtra

The Supreme Court struck down Maharashtra’s Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018, which grants reservations to the Maratha community for violating the 50% limit on reservations and the 102nd Amendment of the Constitution.