Navtej Singh Johar v UOI; Akkai Padmashali v UOI
On September 6th 2018 a five-judge Bench unanimously struck down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, to the extent that it criminalised same-sex relations between consenting adults.
Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India
The Supreme Court held that a fundamental right to privacy is guaranteed under the Constitution of India.
Shayara Bano v Union of India
The Supreme Court held that the practice of talaq-e-biddat or instantaneous triple talaq is unconstitutional.
Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v State of Kerala
The Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's custom of prohibiting women in their 'menstruating years' from entering.
Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha v Union of India
This case will decide the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955, which is the result of the Assam Accord.
Ojaswa Pathak v Union of India
The Supreme Court will decide if the restitution of conjugal rights provisions under codified family laws are constitutional.
Public Interest Foundation v Union of India
A 5 Judge Bench of the Supreme Court held that a person cannot be disqualified from membership in a legislative body on the mere framing of criminal charges against them.