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In Re: Orders of Calcutta High Court dated 24.01.2024 and 25.01.2024 and ancillary issues

The Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of conflicting orders of two benches of the Calcutta High Court, where Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay also levied allegations of misconduct on Justice Soumen Sen.

Animal Welfare Board v Union Of India

The Supreme Court upheld the practice of Jallikattu, as permitted by the 2017 Tamil Nadu Amendment to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960.

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.

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.

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.

In Re: Alarming Rise in the Number of Reported Child Rape Incidents

The Court is framing guidelines and issuing directions to ensure the prompt delivery of justice for victims of child sexual abuse.

Next Hearing:

Last Updated: July 14, 2022

Bench:Aniruddha Bose J, Hemant Gupta J

Tags:Child, Child Rights, POCSO

Facebook Inc v Union of India

The Supreme Court must decide whether to transfer to itself cases regarding mandatory Aadhaar-social media linking, currently pending before three High Courts.

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Last Updated: December 17, 2021

Bench:Deepak Gupta J, Aniruddha Bose J

Tags:Right to privacy

Union of India v K. Lakshminarayanan

The Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal on the question of whether the Chief Minister or the Lieutenant Governor is the administrative head of Puducherry.

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Last Updated: December 17, 2021

Bench:Ranjan Gogoi CJI, Aniruddha Bose J, Deepak Gupta J