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SC Lists 25 Constitution Bench Cases for September

The Court will hear 25 of 41 pending 5-Judge Bench cases from August 29th. Justice U.U. Lalit will begin to serve as CJI in the same week.

24th Aug 2022

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Justice L.N. Rao’s Notable Judgments: Reservations, Tribunals and COVID Relief

Justice Rao wrote Judgments on a wide range of subjects in his 6 year SC tenure, notably on reservations, tribunal reforms and COVID relief.

10th Jun 2022

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SCO Shorts: Tamil Nadu Vanniyar Reservations Judgment

Internal reservations for Vanniyars will be discontinued until the Tamil Nadu government finds reliable data to justify them. 

1st Apr 2022

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SC Judgment Review 2021: Reservations

The Supreme Court delivered key judgments on reservations for Persons with Disabilities and the Maratha community.

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SC’s Top Cases 2021: Reservations

The Supreme Court focused on the data behind reservation policies and laid down conditions to justify reservations.

23rd Dec 2021

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No OBC Reservations in Maharashtra Municipal Elections Without Data

Khanwilkar J dismissed the Maharashtra Government's petition seeking the Union Government's 2011 Socio Economic and Caste Census data.

18th Dec 2021

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The Week Ahead

Today the Supreme Court begins its last week of hearings for the year, before closing for a 2 week long winter vacation on December 20th.

13th Dec 2021

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Bhushan J’s Impact: The 50% Limit on Reservations, EWS and NEET

How will Bhushan J's Maratha Reservation opinion upholding the 50% limit on reservations impact ongoing cases?

27th Sep 2021

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Caste Census and Bhushan J’s Push for Data

Bhushan J's Maratha judgment pushed the Union to collect contemporaneous data on caste in the country.

27th Sep 2021

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Why Did Parliament Have to Pass the 105th Constitutional Amendment?

In overturning the Maharashtra Reservation judgment, the Supreme Court paved the way for a State List on SEBCs.

24th Aug 2021

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