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The Desk

Central Vista Redevelopment: 4 Must Reads

Court grants clearance to Central Vista redevelopment project and construction of new parliament building.

13th Jan 2021

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Court Data

Since 1950 How Many Times has the Parliament Increased the Strength of the Bench?

This post outlines the process of increasing the number of judges in the Supreme Court.

20th Jul 2020

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The Desk

CAA: 5 Must Reads

Five articles that offer a substantive analysis of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.

18th Feb 2020

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The Desk

Criminalisation of Politics

Election candidates can only be disqualified upon conviction and not upon the framing of criminal charges.

4th Sep 2017

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cases

Kalpana Mehta v Union of India

The Court held that there can be limited reliance placed on a Parliamentary Standing Committee Report during judicial proceedings.

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Partap Singh Bajwa v Chairman Rajya Sabha

The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha rejected an impeachment motion against a judge despite the motion having support of the requisite number of MPs.

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Nabam Rebia v Deputy Speaker

The Supreme Court settled the question of governor's discretion and the 'scope' of judicial review over governor's functions.

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Aadhaar Review

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Beghar Foundation v Justice K.S. Puttuswamy (Ret'd)

The Supreme Court is hearing a set of review petitions challenging the Court’s 2018 Aadhaar judgment. The judgment upheld the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 as constitutional.

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State of Uttar Pradesh v Jai Bir Singh

A nine-judge Bench of the Supreme Court will reconsider its 1978 decision which gave a wide interpretation to the definition of 'industry' under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, leading to a higher standard of labour rights for more people..

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Next Hearing:

Last Updated: January 2, 2017

Bench:U.U. Lalit J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, L.N. Rao J, Tirath Singh Thakur CJI, M.B. Lokur J,

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