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COVID-19 updates

A continuously updated feed of legal developments related to COVID-19

18th Mar 2020

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SCO Workshop at DSU

As part of the ‘Supreme Court in the Classroom’ series, SCO conducted a workshop at Dayananda Sagar University.

10th Mar 2020

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In Conversation with Rohit De

In this interview, Professor Rohit De discusses contemporary Supreme Court developments and their historical context.

6th Feb 2020

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#10: Sexual Harassment and the CJI

Allegation of sexual harassment against Chief Justice by former junior Court Officer.

6th Feb 2020

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The Courts and the Constitution

The Supreme Court Observer reports from a conference hosted by the NALSAR University of Law

30th Jan 2020

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‘Thank you for this excellent service’ – Dr MP Singh

MP Singh comments on the SCO desk

18th Jan 2020

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New Roster: Who will hear PILs?

As per the Court Registrar's new work roster, PILs will no longer be heard only by the Chief Justice's bench.

13th Jul 2019

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#1 Constitutionality of Aadhaar Act

The constitutionality of the Aadhar Act was challenged by Justice Puttuswamy for infringing the right to privacy.

1st Jan 2019

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#3 Section 377

Court strikes down Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code to the extent that it criminalizes consensual acts within same-sex relationships.

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27th Dec 2018

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#4 Arrested Activists

Five human rights activists arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence under the UAPA Act.

26th Dec 2018

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#6 Reservation in Promotion

Judgment by Supreme Court introducing creamy layer exclusion principle in matters surrounding reservation in promotion.

13th Dec 2018

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#7 Electoral Disqualification

Court holds that a candidate undergoing a criminal trial can still contest in elections.

11th Dec 2018

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#8 Hadiya Marriage Case

Breaking down the Hadiya Case: Timeline of Events

10th Dec 2018

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#10 Special Status of Delhi

The NCT of Delhi has the features of both a Union Territory and State which has led to a constant struggle for administrative power.

1st Dec 2018

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#9 Cow Vigilantism

PIL filed before Supreme Court to issue directions concerning the menace of cow vigilantism.

4th Nov 2018

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