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‘Essentially Religious’ Hearings on the Hijab Ban

DESK BRIEF: Arguments on Religion took over half the SC time, despite all parties agreeing that it should not be the focus of the case.

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Justice Banerjee Authored 98 Judgments in 4 years

On the occasion of Justice Indira Banerjee’s retirement, SCO reports on the numerical highlights of her tenure.

22nd Sep 2022

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Justice Indira Banerjee’s Judgments: Rent Control, Elections and Criminal law

Justice Indira Banerjee's Judgments have left a mark on a variety of subjects.

22nd Sep 2022

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Varanasi District Dismisses Challenges to Gyanvapi Plea

The District Court’s decision to admit Hindu women’s plea to worship at mosque site appears to chip away at the Places of Worship Act

20th Sep 2022

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Budgeting for Time: A Tale of Two Benches

DESK BRIEF: The EWS Reservation and Hijab Ban Benches employed different strategies to manage time and saw different results.

18th Sep 2022

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August Monthly Review: Notable Hearings and Judgments

Pending Constitution Bench cases took the spotlight in August while the SC also heard matters on privacy, politics and bail

12th Sep 2022

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The Right to Privacy in Our Republic: A Talk at Ranga Shankara

5 years after the Supreme Court recognised privacy as a Fundamental Right, we discussed how the right came to be, and what it means.

6th Sep 2022

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August Monthly Review: Supreme Court Administration

Last month the SC saw a change in leadership and major institutional developments in the Court.

5th Sep 2022

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