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In re: Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955

The Court monitored how the State Coordinator updated Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), so as to ensure that the NRC was published as mandated by the Assam Accord of 15 August 1985.

Next Hearing: December 5, 2023

Last Updated: November 6, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, A.S. Bopanna J, M.M. Sundresh J, J.B. Pardiwala J, Manoj Misra J

Tags:Child Rights, Citizenship, Immigration, Right to Life

MLA Bribery


Sita Soren v Union of India

A 7 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether a legislator enjoys immunity under Article 194(2) of the Constitution from prosecution for accepting bribes to vote in Parliament or an Assembly. The Court will engage with the limits to a parliamentarian's immunity in this case.

In re: Article 334 of the Constitution of India

A 5-Judge Constitution Bench will decide the validity of Article 334 which provides reservations in the Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies. The Constitution Bench will determine if the Union Government can keep extending reservation in Lok Sabha and State Legislature, despite Constitutional provision capping it at 10 years from 1950.

Kaushal Kishore v State Of Uttar Pradesh

The Constitution Bench held that the Freedom of Speech of public officials cannot be restricted in favour of another persons fundamental rights. However, they held that the State has an obligation to protect the fundamental rights of citizen's even against non-state actors such as other private persons.

Neeraj Dutta v State (Govt of NCT of Delhi)

A Constitution Bench led by Justice Nazeer unanimously held that public officials can be convicted for bribery on the basis of circumstantial evidence if there is no direct evidence.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira v State of Punjab

The SC will decide if a new accused can be summoned after the trial has concluded and the Judgment has already been delivered.

Vivek Narayan Sharma v Union of India

The Supreme Court upheld the Union's 2016 demonetisation scheme in a 4:1 split. The majority held that the scheme was proportionate to the the Union's stated objectives and was implemented in a reasonable manner.

Harsh Ajay Singh v Union of India

The Supreme Court will hear petitions challenging the Agnipath Recruitment Scheme for the armed forces. The scheme was announced by the Union on June 14th 2022.

Next Hearing:

Last Updated: May 29, 2023

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Surya Kant J, A.S. Bopanna J

Thangjam Santa Singh @Santa Khurai v. Union of India & Ors

The Supreme Court will decide if the guidelines imposing a permanent ban on transgender persons, men who have sex with men, and female sex workers from donating blood is constitutional. This case presents an opportunity for the Court to join the global departure from permanent bans based on gender and sexual orientation stereotypes.

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if uniform grounds of divorce, maintenance and alimony irrespective of religion or gender need to be framed. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.