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Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat

The Court held that the Magistrate’s Court adequately addressed Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s complaints against the report of the SC-appointed Special Investigation Committee which closed investigation against the accused in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had granted a ‘clean chit’ to the 63 accused persons.

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Romila Thapar v Union of India

The Court evaluated the arrests of five human rights activists under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) by the Maharashtra Police. The Police accused the activists of involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence and sedition.

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Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v State of Kerala

The Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's custom of prohibiting women in their 'menstruating years' from entering.

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Joseph Shine v Union of India

The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).

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Vijay Madanlal Choudhary v Union of India

The Supreme Court will define the nature and limits of the powers of the Directorate of Enforcement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

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Government of NCT of Delhi v Union of India

The Court judged that the Chief Minister and not the Lieutenant Governor (LG) is the executive head of the National Capital Territory (NCT) government. Hence, the LG is bound by the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers on all matters where the Delhi Assembly has to the power to make laws.

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Union of India v Sudesh Kumar Singh

The Supreme Court will hear the Union Government's petition requesting a transfer of pending High Court challenges to the IT Rules, 2021

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Noel Harper v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that the restrictions placed on NGOs' ability to raise and use foreign donations through the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 are constitutional.

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Ashish Shelar v Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

The Supreme Court will decide whether the parliamentary resolution suspending 12 MLA’s from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for a year violates the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Rules. Further, the Court will decide the balance between the speakers power to maintain the decorum of the house and MLAs' right to freely express themselves.

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Municipal Corporation of Bombay v Ankita Sinha

The Supreme Court held that the NGT has suo moto powers to execute its functions under the NGT Act, 2010.

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