SCO Shorts: Challenge to Appointments in the Election Commission of India
A 5-Judge Bench is deciding whether the appointment process in the ECI is unconstitutional and must be reformed.
24th Nov 2022More
More Vote Verification for a Better Democracy?
Concerns about vote tampering and pleas to increase verification during elections are not new, and has resurfaced again at the SC as a PIL.
9th Mar 2022More
SC Judgment Review 2021: Elections and Democracy
In State of Goa v Fouziya Imtiaz Sheikh the Court emphasised that an independent Election Commission is key to India’s democracy.
22nd Dec 2021More
Election Commission: 4 Must Reads
We have curated a set of must-reads that examine the practices of the Election Commission in recent times and its interaction with the SC.
22nd Jun 2021More
Monthly Review: May 2021
In May 2021 the Supreme Court struck down the reservations provided to Maratha's and continued to hear multiple COVID cases.
31st May 2021More
Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India
The Supreme Court is hearing challenges against the practice of offering and distributing freebies during election campaigns. The Court's decision will determine how political parties contest elections in India.More
Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Hima Kohli J, C.T. Ravikumar JMore
Election Commission Appointments
Anoop Baranwal v Union of India
The Supreme Court held that a committee comprising the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and the Chief Justice of India will advise the President on appointments to the Election Commission of India until Parliament enacts a law on the subject.More
Bench:K.M. Joseph J, Ajay Rastogi J, Aniruddha Bose J, Hrishikesh Roy J, C.T. Ravikumar JMore