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.
Abhiram Singh v C. D. Commachen
The 7-judge bench held that appealing to the ascriptive identities of any candidate and that of the voters constitutes a ‘corrupt practice’ under Section 123(3) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951.
Krishna Kumar Singh v State of Bihar
A 7-judge Constitution bench has held that unfettered re-promulgation of ordinances is not permissible by the Constitution.
Independent Thought v Union of India
The Supreme Court has increased the age of consent for sexual intercourse within marriages to 18.
State of Uttar Pradesh v Jai Bir Singh
A nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court will reconsider its 1978 decision which gave a wide interpretation to the definition of 'industry' under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, leading to a higher standard of labour rights for more people..