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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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Kantaru Rajeevaru v Indian Young Lawyers’ Association

The Supreme Court is reviewing its 2018 judgment, wherein it declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's practice of excluding women of a 'menstruating age'.

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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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Triple Talaq

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Shayara Bano v Union of India

A Constitution Bench has declared that the practice of instantaneous Triple Talaq is unconstitutional.

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the Places of Worship Act, 1991, which prevents the conversion of places of worship from the religion they were on August 15th, 1947, is constitutionally valid.

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Last Updated: 20201028

Bench:A.S. Bopanna J, Sharad Bobde CJI

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Sunita Tiwari v Union of India

The Court will decide whether or not to ban the practice of female circumcision, or "khatna". In particular, the Court will evaluate circumcision as it is practiced in the Dawoodi Bohra community.

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Last Updated: 20180924

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Arun Mishra 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: 20180409

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

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Court will decide whether to order uniformity in marriage ages between men and women.

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Bench:Sharad Bobde CJI, A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian 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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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if uniform grounds of divorce, maintenance and alimony irrespective of religion or gender need to be framed.

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Bench:A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian J, Sharad Bobde CJI

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