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The Desk

Sedition: A Hidden Contradiction

DESK BRIEF: The test for sedition contains both the 'clear and present danger' and 'bad tendency' tests from SCOTUS law.

16th Jul 2021

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The Desk

Court Clarifies Application of S.6 of Hindu Succession Act, 1956

The Court held that the amendment to s 6 which treats daughters on par with sons would apply retrospectively.

12th Aug 2020

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cases

Kamal Anant Khopkar v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if s 15 of the Hindu Succession Act, 1956, discriminates against women.

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Next Hearing: April 5, 2022

Last Updated: 20220318

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, Surya Kant J, B.M. Trivedi J

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether laws on succession and inheritance must be uniform, disregarding the religion or gender of persons involved.

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20210923

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

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