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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

2021 in Review: Reservations and Constitution Benches

DESK BRIEF: In a year where Constitution Benches remained largely inactive, the Supreme Court expanded its jurisprudence on reservations.

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Constitution Bench Pendency at the SC (2019-2021)

This post analyses changes in the pendency of matters before Constitution Benches of the Supreme Court from January 2019 to December 2021. 

24th Dec 2021

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Court Data

50 Constitution Bench Matters Remain Pending Before the SC (2021)

We discuss the changes in pendency before Constitution Benches of the Supreme Court in 2021. 

23rd Dec 2021

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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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Court Data

How many Constitution Bench cases are pending?

The Court has 48 Constitution Benches which are hearing 396 cases. The rate of disposal for such matters has reduced during the pandemic.

14th Jun 2021

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The Desk

Supreme Court Frames Guidelines to Tackle Pendency of Cheque Dishonour Cases

There should be reasons for a summons trial, and testimony through affidavit is allowed. Multiple offences may be tried jointly.

30th Apr 2021

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The Desk

SC resumes hearing Constitution Bench Cases

Contrary to predictions, the Supreme Court has returned to hearing Constitution Bench matters.

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20th Jul 2020

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Court Data

How many Constitution Bench cases are pending? [2020]

The post looks at the number of Constitution Bench cases pending in the Court.

17th Jul 2020

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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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