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Property Owners Association v State of Maharashtra

The Supreme Court will decide if private property can be considered “material resources of the community” under Article 39(b) of the Constitution

Dr. Radhika Thappeta v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether Section 7D of the Citizenship Act, 1955, and government schemes enacted under the Section, violate the constitutional rights of Overseas Citizens of India.

Next Hearing: April 8, 2024

Last Updated: April 7, 2024

Bench:A.S. Bopanna J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

Tags:Citizenship, Overseas Citizens of India

Foundation for Media Professionals v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing a petition by the Foundation for Media Professionals requesting model guidelines regulating search and seizure of digital devices

Next Hearing:

Last Updated: December 14, 2023

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

Tags:Code of Criminal Procedure, Data Privacy, Journalist, Privacy, Right to privacy, search

Aishat Shifa v State of Karnataka

Muslim students challenged a Karnataka Government Order banning hijabs in educational institutions in the state. They claimed that the ban violated their Right to Religious Expression. The Court's decision will determine if freedom of religious expression includes wearing religious symbols to public spaces like schools.

Next Hearing: September 19, 2022

Last Updated: November 28, 2022

Bench:Hemant Gupta J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

Tags:Essential Religious Practices, Freedom of Religion, Hijab, Hijab Ban, Karnataka High Court

M/S Shanti Fragrances v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that there was no conflict between the two Judgments that the reference Judgment said were contradictory. Further, the Bench held that Judgments can only be overturned by a larger Bench and the number of Judges in the majority does not matter when determining the precedential value of a decision.

Pyare Lal v State of Haryana

The Supreme Court will decide whether States can issue remission policies for prisoners which do not require the Governor's approval.

Next Hearing: September 6, 2022

Last Updated: September 7, 2022

Bench:Indira Banerjee J, Hemant Gupta J, Surya Kant J, M.M. Sundresh J, Sudhanshu Dhulia J

Tags:Article 161, Remission

Sameena Begum v Union of India

Several Public Interest Litigation (PILs) challenge the constitutional validity of polygamy, nikah halala and other related Muslim marriage practices.