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Aligarh Muslim University

Analysis

Nationalists, loyalists, religionists: The saga of Aligarh Muslim University

We summarise the key contentions in the Aligarh Muslim University minority status case

17th Feb 2024

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intimacy relational equality

Analysis

Unpacking the Right to Intimacy in Supriyo

Even the minority opinion privileged a 'marriage-lite' version of queer union instead of upholding relational equality

8th Nov 2023

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Analysis

“What is your locus?” Optics, politics & frivolity in Public Interest Litigation

In recent years, PIL has become an extension of the political theatre while voices from the ground, stay silent still.

19th Sep 2023

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PIL PILs

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Political interests, personal agendas, bland orders: Have PILs strayed from their intended purpose?

There’s been an unprecedented increase in the number of petitions in recent years, but experts suggest that the SC is less PIL-friendly

15th Sep 2023

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Analysis

Privacy: A Recurring Theme In Justice Chandrachud’s Landmark Judgments

Justice Chandrachud has played a vital role in cementing right to privacy as a fundamental right, by invoking it in important Judgments

22nd Oct 2022

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Analysis

Fundamental Duties: Court in Review

Fundamental Duties are duties that citizens owe to the State. They cannot be enforced in a court of law.

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Subhash Reddy, First SC Judge from Telangana Retires

Justice Subhash Reddy retired today after three years and two months at the Supreme Court. He was elevated in November 2018.

4th Jan 2022

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Analysis

The Supreme Court on Sedition: Regulate or Remove?

The Supreme Court in Kedarnath Singh (1962) restricted the scope of sedition law. Now the constitutionality of the law has been questioned.

10th Jun 2021

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cases

Durga Dutt v Union of India

Petition seeking the enforceability of Fundamental Duties.

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Next Hearing: January 12, 2024

Last Updated: 20220307

Bench:Sanjiv Khanna J, Dipankar Datta J

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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. The clarifications will determine how inadequate representation can be quantified through data.

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Next Hearing: August 17, 2022

Last Updated: 20211026

Bench:L.N. Rao J, Sanjiv Khanna J, B.R. Gavai J

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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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Karmanya Singh Sareen v Union of India

The Supreme Court is hearing a challenge to WhatsApps privacy policy for violating the right to privacy. The policy permits WhatsApp to share data with Facebook and all its group companies for the purposes of commercial advertising and marketing.

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20170607

Bench:K.M. Joseph J, Ajay Rastogi J, Aniruddha Bose J, Hrishikesh Roy J, C.T. Ravikumar J

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