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The Desk

Will A Constitution Bench Finally Sit this Year?

DESK BRIEF: The NCT case referral marks the first whiff of substantial Constitution Bench activity during the CJI’s tenure.

17th May 2022

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The Desk

Reviewing Ramana: the CJI Anniversary Edition

DESK BRIEF: CJI N.V. Ramana is set to retire on August 26th 2022, after which Justice U.U. Lalit will assume the CJI’s office.

24th Apr 2022

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With 5 Months Left in his Tenure, CJI Unlikely to Hear Key Cases on Federalism, Personal Liberty

Ramana CJI will retire on August 26th 2022. We look at important cases pending before his Bench that he inherited from former CJIs.

24th Mar 2022

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The Desk

The Consequences of Pending Constitutional Benches

One of the main constitutional functions of the Court is exercised through Constitution Benches.

26th Nov 2021

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The Desk

Judgment: 4G restoration in J&K

Court holds that the suspension of internet services cannot be indefinite and must be proportionate.

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12th May 2020

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5 Key Judgments of 2020 on Equality, Free Speech and Other Constitutional Rights

A review of the top 5 landmark judgments of the Supreme Court, delivered in 2020.

23rd Mar 2020

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Article 370: Bench Rejects Reference

DESK BRIEF: The five-judge Article 370 bench has ruled out referring the case to a larger bench.

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6th Mar 2020

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Court Data

28% decrease in pending Constitution Bench cases in 2019

Overall decrease in pendency of constitutional matters before Supreme Court during the year 2019.

27th Feb 2020

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The Desk

Monthly Review: January 2020

In January, the Court heard the Sabarimala referral, as well as the Article 370 and CAA matters.

3rd Feb 2020

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Article 370 to be heard by a larger bench?

DESK BRIEF: A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has reserved order on whether the Article 370 case will be referred to a larger bench

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29th Jan 2020

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