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Anoop Baranwal v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that a committee comprising the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and the Chief Justice of India will advise the President on appointments to the Election Commission of India until Parliament enacts a law on the subject.


Joseph Shine v Union of India

On September 27th 2018, the Court decriminalised adultery. On January 31st 2023, the Court clarified that decriminalising adultery did not impact members of the Armed Forces.


Karmanya Singh Sareen v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to WhatsApps privacy policy for violating the right to privacy. The policy permits WhatsApp to share data with Facebook and all its group companies for the purposes of commercial advertising and marketing.


Common Cause v Union of India

In 2018 the Supreme Court recognised the right to die with dignity as a fundamental right and prescribed guidelines for terminally ill patients to enforce the right. In 2023 the Supreme Court modified the guidelines to make the right to die with dignity more accessible.


Animal Welfare Board v Union Of India

The Supreme Court will decide if the practice of Jallikattu is protected as a cultural right under Article 29 of the Constitution of India, 1950


Next Hearing: November 29, 2022

Last Updated: December 8, 2022

Bench:K.M. Joseph J, Ajay Rastogi J, Aniruddha Bose J, Hrishikesh Roy J, C.T. Ravikumar J

Tags:Cultural Right, Jallikattu


Manohar Lal Sharma v Narendra Damodardas Modi

In 2018, the court in a unanimous judgment decided not to order a court monitored investigation of the Union government's purchase of Rafale fighter aircraft. In 2019, it rejected to review its judgment.


CBI Dispute


Alok Verma v Union of India; Common Cause v Union of India

The Supreme Court quashed orders issued by the Central Government divesting the CBI Director, Mr. Alok Verma, of his responsibilities.


Last Updated: December 24, 2021

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, K.M. Joseph J

Tags:Alok Verma, Central Bureau of Investigation