Monthly Review: May 2023
May saw the most Constitution Bench Judgements this year, and saw the retirement and appointments of two judges.
7th Jun 2023More
In 5 Months, the SC Conducted a Remarkable 55 CB Hearings
After a long time, the Court is abuzz with Constitution Bench activity, with hearings in 16 cases and Judgements in 13.
26th May 2023More
Shiv Sena Rift and the SC’s Constitution Bench Judgement
SCO Explains the rift within the Shiv Sena. We then discuss the 5-Judge Bench decision that marks an important chapter in anti-defection law
20th May 2023More
Maharashtra Political Crisis: The Limits of Supreme Court’s Expiations
While on substantive legal questions the SC made a legally cogent decision, its effect on the ground is limited.
15th May 2023More
Supreme Court on the Political Upheaval in Maharashtra
Dr. Sanjay Jain and Ms. Malika Jain explore the key takeaways from the SC's decision, and discuss its impact on Maharashtra politics.
12th May 2023More
Understanding the Shiv Sena Conflict
SCO consolidates everything you need to know about the Shiv Sena Conflict
31st Mar 2023More
SCO Daily: Live-streaming Begins, EWS Reservation Judgment Reserved
A historic first in SC Livestreaming, three Constitution Bench developments, addition of a Fourth Constitution bench announced.
28th Sep 2022More
Maharashtra Political Crisis: Are Party Defections and Party Splits the Same?
With the application of defection law being unclear, the SC will decide whether the case needs to be heard by a larger Bench.
22nd Jul 2022More
Looking Ahead: The Court in July 2022
The Court is set to hear a slew of important cases in July 2022—will citizens be able to tune in?
2nd Jul 2022More
Subhash Desai v Principal Secretary, Governor of Maharashtra
The Supreme Court referred Nabam Rebia v Deputy Speaker (2016) to a larger Bench. It held that the Governor had no objective material to call for a floor test. Further, it stated the speaker would decide whether the Eknath Shinde faction had defected from the Shiv Sena.More
Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, M.R. Shah J, Krishna Murari J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha JMore