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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.

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Last Updated: October 26, 2021

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, Rohinton Nariman J, K.M. Joseph J, Indu Malhotra J, Dipak Misra CJI

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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.

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Last Updated: November 14, 2019

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Rohinton Nariman J

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Joseph Shine v Union of India

The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).

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Last Updated: October 23, 2018

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, A.M. Khanwilkar J, Rohinton Nariman J

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Anoop Baranwal v Union of India

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is entertaining a PIL seeking to reform how members of the Election Commission of India are appointed.

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Bench:Indira Banerjee J, Vineet Saran J, M.R. Shah J, Aniruddha Bose J

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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.

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Last Updated: September 26, 2018

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Ashok Bhushan J

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Swati Agarwal v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Sections 3 and 5 of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 violate Articles 14 and 21 of the Constitution of India, 1950.

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Bench:Ranjan Gogoi CJI, Deepak Gupta J

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Section 2(f) of The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Act, 2004 and Section 2(c) of The National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 is constitutionally valid.

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Last Updated: August 10, 2020

Bench: , A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian J

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Shafin Jahan v Ashokan K.M.

The Court assessed the allegation that Hadiya was deceived into marrying her husband Mr. Shafin Jahan and forcibly converted to Islam. The Court found that the allegation, which was made by her parents, was clearly false.

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Last Updated: April 9, 2018

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, A.M. Khanwilkar J, Arun Mishra CJI

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Swati Bidhan Baruah v Union of India

The Supreme Court is deciding whether the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 violates fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 15, 16, 19 and 21 of the Constitution.

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Last Updated: January 27, 2020

Bench:Sharad Bobde J, A.S. Bopanna J, Hrishikesh Roy J

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Goolrokh Gupta v Burjor Pardiwala

This case will decide if a Parsi woman loses her own religious identity after solemnising her marriage under the Special Marriage Act.

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Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, A.M. Khanwilkar J, Ashok Bhushan J

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