A 5-Judge Bench is deciding whether the appointment process in the ECI is unconstitutional and must be reformed.
24th Nov 2022More
DESK BRIEF: Dhulia J emphasised that ‘finality is a good thing, but Justice is better' in an opinion that will prolong the Hijab Ban saga.
17th Oct 2022More
The Supreme Court in 2022 is poised to address key questions on reservations, terror, and freedom of the press.
31st Dec 2021More
We review the SC's most significant judgments in 2021.
29th Dec 2021More
Jarnail Singh v Lacchmi Narain Gupta
The Court looked into whether reservations for SCs and STs should extend to promotions, by assessing its 2006 Nagaraj judgment. It will now give clarifications on its 2018 judgment. The clarifications will determine how inadequate representation can be quantified through data.More
Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v State of Kerala
The Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's custom of prohibiting women in their 'menstruating years' from entering.More
Joseph Shine v Union of India
The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).More
Anoop Baranwal v Union of India
A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is hearing a PIL seeking to reform how members of the Election Commission of India are appointed.More
Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India
A 4:1 majority upheld the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 as constitutional, however, it struck down individual sections of the Act as unconstitutional.More