Even in a mostly full-strength Court, there was a startling lack of representation of religious minorities, women & marginalised communities
4th Jan 2024More
After the appointment of the first Dalit judge in 1980, this is the first time that two Dalit judges are serving simultaneously.
30th Sep 2021More
What are the criteria for appointing SC judges? Recent collegium resolutions have been taking a need for 'due representation' into account.
28th Sep 2021More
Bhushan J's Maratha judgment pushed the Union to collect contemporaneous data on caste in the country.
27th Sep 2021More
7th Jul 2021More
Youth For Equality v State Of Bihar.
The Supreme Court will decide whether the Bihar government has the authority to carry out a caste-based survey.More
Nandini Praveen v Union of India
The Supreme Court will decide whether certain provisions of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 (‘Act’) violate Articles 14, 15, and 21 of the Constitution of India, 1950.More
State of Punjab v Davinder Singh
The Supreme Court will decide if sub-classification of the SCs and STs is constitutionally permissible and if states have the power to create these sub-classificationsMore
Prithvi Raj Chauhan v Union of India
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Parliament’s 2018 Amendment to the Prevention of Atrocities Act.More
Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v Chief Minister, Maharashtra
The Supreme Court struck down Maharashtra’s Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018, which grants reservations to the Maratha community for violating the 50% limit on reservations and the 102nd Amendment of the Constitution.More