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Court Data

January 2024: Increase in institution of cases; disposal continues at a brisk rate

Despite seven judges being occupied by the AMU hearings for eight days, the Court managed to dispose of 5,453 cases in January

14th Feb 2024

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High institution, high disposal of cases in a busy year for the Supreme Court

Cases instituted in 2023 crossed pre-pandemic levels from 2019 but disposal rate was particularly healthy at 96 percent

4th Jan 2024

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Pending cases

Analysis

Though 80,346 cases remain pending in the top court, hope persists

The Supreme Court disposed of a record number of cases in 2023. Will it be enough to tackle the growing pile of pendency?

24th Dec 2023

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SCO Explains: Pendency at the Supreme Court of India (2021)

In this episode, we unpack the numbers around the pendency concern and examine the SC’s performance over the past decade.

Court Data

Number of Cases Instituted at the SC Drops After COVID-19

Limited functioning of the Court during the pandemic has affected the number of cases instituted before the SC in 2020 and 2021

20th Jan 2022

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11% of Cases Filed Before the SC are Admitted

Only 11% of cases filed before the Supreme Court proceed past the admissions stage to the regular stage of hearings.

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