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Madras Bar Association v Union of India

The Court will decide whether the Tribunals Reforms Act, 2021 is unconstitutional for re-enacting provisions that were struck down in Madras Bar Association v Union of India (2021) for violating the independence of the judiciary.


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Last Updated: May 31, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Surya Kant J, Sanjiv Khanna J

Tags:Constitutional Validity, Tribunals


Central Board Of Dawoodi Bohra Community v State Of Maharashtra

The SC referred the challenges to the Dawoodi Bohra leader's power to excommunicate members of the community to the 9-Judge Bench in the Sabarimala Review case.


Union of India v Union Carbide

The Supreme Court rejected the Union's plea to increase the compensation given to victims of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy as a part of the 1989 settlement with the Union Carbide Corporation.


Bar Council of India v Bonnie FOI Law College

The Supreme Court upheld the Bar Council of India's power to conduct the All India Bar Examination, which is compulsory for advocates who wish the argue and practice before all courts.


N. Ram v. Union of India

The SC will decide if the Union’s ban on the BBC Documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ violates the rights to free speech and expression.


Oil And Natural Gas Corporation v Afcons Gunanusa JV

The Supreme Court decided that party autonomy is paramount in arbitrations. Arbitrators, therefore, cannot decide their fees unilaterally.


Last Updated: May 26, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Sanjiv Khanna J, Surya Kant J



Shilpa Sailesh v Varun Sreenivasan

The Constitution Bench held that the Supreme Court had the power to grant divorce to parties who directly approached it, by using the SC's discretionary powers under Article 142 of the Constitution of India.


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.


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


C.B.I. v R.R. Kishore

The SC will determine if immunity against arrest extends to older pending cases after the provision granting immunity was struck down


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Last Updated: November 3, 2022

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, Sanjiv Khanna J, A.S. Oka J, Vikram Nath J, J.K. Maheshwari J

Tags:Bribery, Immunity