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The Desk

Reviewing Week 31 at the Supreme Court (2022)

DESK BRIEF: In Week 31 of 2022, the Supreme Court heard matters on bail, political defection, privacy and retirement

6th Aug 2022

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Back From Vacation: What Awaits the Supreme Court?

DESK BRIEF: The SC returns to full functioning after six weeks of summer vacation.

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11th Jul 2022

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SC On PMLA: A Fine Balance?

DESK BRIEF: Will the Court continue to maintain a minimum interference policy in special criminal laws with PMLA?

4th Feb 2022

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Pendency in the Supreme Court (2021)

Desk Brief: The total number of pending cases in the Supreme Court increased in 2021 for the fourth year in a row.

20th Dec 2021

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The Collegium’s Spell of Transparency

DESK BRIEF: For 2 brief years, the collegium used to publish reasons for recommending appointments and transfers of judges.

10th Nov 2021

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State Surveillance: From Phone-Tapping to Pegasus

DESK BRIEF: While the Court hears petitions regarding the alleged use of Pegasus, it first heard a similar case of phone-tapping in 1997.

7th Sep 2021

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Curbing Free Speech

DESK BRIEF: The issues in the Azam Khan case are central to the fundamental rights to free speech, life, and personal liberty.

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23rd Nov 2019

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Final Resolution?

DESK BRIEF: The end of Chief Justice Gogoi's term has produced five key judgments. Did they resolve their underlying disputes?

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21st Nov 2019

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Ayodhya Judgment: Opening the Floodgates?

DESK BRIEF: Only time will tell if the expansive reliefs in the Ayodhya case have opened up a floodgate of similar litigation.

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8th Nov 2019

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Of Land Acquisitions and Judicial Propriety

DESK BRIEF: The outcome of the hearings has implications beyond the issue of recusal or the interpretation of the Land Acquisition Act.

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16th Oct 2019

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