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Court Data

2020 Saw a Historic High of Suo Moto Cases at the SC

COVID-19 caused an unexampled surge in suo moto action taken by the Supreme Court, with 10 suo moto cases recorded in 2020.

17th Jun 2022

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Pendency at the Supreme Court: Half-Yearly Trends (2022)

Pendency in recent years has been on an aggressive rise at the Supreme Court due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

15th Jun 2022

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The Desk

2022 Half-Year Review: SC Retirements and Court Administration

The Court will see Judges retiring every month up until November 2022—which may bode poorly for the 70,000 cases pending at the SC.

6th Jun 2022

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SCO Explains: Pendency at the Supreme Court of India (2021)

In this episode, we unpack the numbers around the pendency concern and examine the SC’s performance over the past decade.

Court Data

Reviewing the Supreme Court in Numbers (2021)

We look at institution, disposal, pendency, strength of the Bench, and other factors that affected the Court in the last 10 years.

28th Apr 2022

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Court Data

COVID-19 Exacerbates SC’s Pendency Crisis

Examining institution, disposal, and pendency during the COVID-19 years and the decline in the SC’s efficiency.

21st Apr 2022

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The Desk

Day 1: Courts and the Constitution Conference

The Courts and Constitution Conference was held on April 15th-16th, at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

The Desk

COVID Coverage: Children in Protection Homes, April 4th 2022

On April 4th, SC directed State governments and Union Territories to comply with the Supreme Court’s earlier Orders on child welfare.

Court Data

Pendency Across Three Waves of COVID 19 and Two CJIs

Comparing the pendency of cases during former Chief Justice Sharad Bobde’s tenure with incumbent Chief Justice N.V. Ramana.

25th Mar 2022

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The Desk

COVID Coverage: Court’s Functioning (Jan, Feb 2022)

Responding to the 3rd wave of COVID, the SC began virtual hearings in January. The SC will resume hybrid and physical hearings on Feb 14th.

8th Feb 2022

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