SC Judgment Review 2021: Legislative Competence
We discuss three judgments in which the Court defined the extent of the powers of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies.
27th Dec 2021More
Central Vista Redevelopment: 4 Must Reads
Court grants clearance to Central Vista redevelopment project and construction of new parliament building.
13th Jan 2021More
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 2020More
CAA: 5 Must Reads
Five articles that offer a substantive analysis of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.
18th Feb 2020More
Criminalisation of Politics
Election candidates can only be disqualified upon conviction and not upon the framing of criminal charges.
4th Sep 2017More
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.More
Last Updated: 20180530
Bench:Ashok Bhushan J, A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, A.K. Sikri J, Dipak Misra CJIMore
CJI Impeachment Case
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.More
Last Updated: 20180508
Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Sharad Bobde CJI, Arun Mishra J, A. K. Goel J, A.K. Sikri JMore
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.More
Last Updated: 20160713
Bench:N.V. Ramana CJI, Arun Mishra J, M.B. Lokur J, J.S. Khehar CJIMore
Beghar Foundation v Justice K.S. Puttuswamy (Ret'd)
The Supreme Court dismissed a set of review petitions challenging the Court’s 2018 Aadhaar judgment where the Court upheld the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016. Justice Chandrachud dissented.More
Last Updated: 20210120
Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, A.M. Khanwilkar J, Ashok Bhushan J, Sharad Bobde CJI, Abdul Nazeer JMore
Definition of Industry
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..More
Last Updated: 20170102
Bench:U.U. Lalit CJI, D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, L.N. Rao J, Tirath Singh Thakur CJI, M.B. Lokur J,More