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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.


Next Hearing: July 18, 2022

Last Updated: June 3, 2023

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

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


Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Court will decide whether there must be an investigation into the Government of India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware on journalists, activists and public officials. The Court, after ascertaining if the Union government had used the Pegasus spyware, will decide the limits the government must adhere to while surveilling people.


Next Hearing: December 22, 2021

Last Updated: June 1, 2023

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

Tags:Pegasus, Privacy, Right to privacy, Surveillance


Kantaru Rajeevaru v Indian Young Lawyers’ Association

The Supreme Court is reviewing its 2018 judgment, wherein it declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's practice of excluding women of a 'menstruating age'. The outcome may lay down a path for the Courts to reconcile the essential religious practice test with constitutional principles.


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.


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.


Central Public Information Officer, Supreme Court of India v Subhash Chandra Agarwal

The Supreme Court held that the need for judicial independence does not stand in contradiction with that for transparency.

More v Future Retail Ltd

The SC allowed the arbitration proceedings between Amazon and Future Retail Limited before the Singapore International Arbitration Tribunal to continue.


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Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the Presidential Orders that removed Jammu and Kashmir’s special constitutional status and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, which bi-furcated the State into two Union Territories.


Goolrokh Gupta v Burjor Pardiwala

This case will decide if a Parsi woman loses her own religious identity after solemnising her marriage under the Special Marriage Act.


K Sathyan v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if electoral laws need to be reformed to accommodate new technology to expand voting rights to migrants, NRIs and to curb fraudulent votes.


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: December 24, 2021

Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian J

Tags:Citizenship, Election, Politics, Technology, Voting