SCO Daily: Demonitisation and Azam Khan Case Outdated?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.


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.


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 will decide whether the provisions introduced by The Government of National Capital Territory (Amendment) Act, 2021 violate the principles of federalism, separation of powers, representative democracy, and the rule of law. The outcome of this case will determine the limit to which the Union can interfere in State’s administration. The decision may redefine the concept of federalism in the Indian context.


Next Hearing: September 27, 2022

Last Updated:

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, Krishna Murari J, M.R. Shah J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha J


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


EWS Reservation


Janhit Abhiyan v Union of India

In a 3-2 majority, the Supreme Court upheld the 103rd Constitutional Amendment providing EWS reservation. With this, the Court extended the net of reservation benefits to include solely economic backwardness.


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