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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.

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.

Jarnail Singh v Lacchmi Narain Gupta

The Court looked into whether reservations for SCs and STs should extend to promotions, by assessing its 2006 Nagaraj judgment. It will now give clarifications on its 2018 judgment. The clarifications will determine how inadequate representation can be quantified through data.

Next Hearing: August 17, 2022

Last Updated: December 26, 2022

Bench:L.N. Rao J, Sanjiv Khanna J, B.R. Gavai J

Tags:Equality, Fundamental Rights, Reservation

Pattali Makkal Katchi v Mayileruperumal

The Supreme Court held that Tamil Nadu's reservation for Vanniyars in education and employment within the Most Backward Classes category was unconstitutional. The Court observed that the reservation was not supported by empirical data on backwardness.

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.

The Indian Federation Of App Based Transport Workers (IFAT) v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether gig workers fall under the scope of 'unorganised workers' and are eligible for social security benefits

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.

Yasmeen Zuber Ahmad Peerzade v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether practices prohibiting the entry of women into mosques violates the right to equality under Article 14 of the Constitution and whether such a right can be enforced against non-state actors.

S G Vombatkere v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutional validity of the 2019 Aadhaar Ordinance and Regulations.

Next Hearing:

Last Updated: December 17, 2021

Bench:L.N. Rao J, Deepak Gupta J

Tags:Right to Equality, Right to Life, Right to privacy

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.