SCO Daily: Demonitisation and Azam Khan Case Outdated?

Justice Nazeer commented that the two cases before them may no longer contain any issues for the Bench to address.


29th Sep 2022



Special Status of Delhi: A Timeline

SCO traces the key developments in laws on the special status of Delhi.


Day 2: Courts and the Constitution Conference

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


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 2021



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.


Nabam Rebia v Deputy Speaker

The Supreme Court settled the question of governor's discretion and the 'scope' of judicial review over governor's functions.


Government of NCT of Delhi v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that the Delhi government, and not the Union, has control over the civil servants and day-to-day administration of the NCT of Delhi.


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. This case will determine if minority status should be granted according to national population or on a state-wise basis.


Next Hearing: October 19, 2022

Last Updated: 20200810

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, A.S. Oka J


Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil v Chief Minister, Maharashtra

The Supreme Court struck down Maharashtra’s Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act, 2018, which grants reservations to the Maratha community for violating the 50% limit on reservations and the 102nd Amendment of the Constitution.


Article 370


Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of the Presidential Orders that removed Jammu and Kashmir’s special constitutional status and the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, which bi-furcated the State into two Union Territories.


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20200302

Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, S.K. Kaul J, Subhash Reddy J, B.R. Gavai J, Surya Kant J