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The Desk

Reviewing Ramana: the CJI Anniversary Edition

DESK BRIEF: CJI N.V. Ramana is set to retire on August 26th 2022, after which Justice U.U. Lalit will assume the CJI’s office.

24th Apr 2022

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With 5 Months Left in his Tenure, CJI Unlikely to Hear Key Cases on Federalism, Personal Liberty

Ramana CJI will retire on August 26th 2022. We look at important cases pending before his Bench that he inherited from former CJIs.

24th Mar 2022

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Looking Ahead: The Court in March 2022

The SC is expected to deliver judgments in key cases on reservations, the One Rank One Pension Policy and the hijab ban.

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Union’s Refusal to Submit an Affidavit in Pegasus Case Comes into Sharp Focus

A New York Times article reveals that Indian government had bought the Pegasus spyware in 2017 as part of a $2 Billion arms deal.

2nd Feb 2022

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Looking Ahead 2022: SC on Press Freedom

The Supreme Court is likely to hear two important cases raising questions about press freedom in 2022.

30th Dec 2021

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The SC’s Top Cases 2021: Threats of Surveillance, Sedition and Dead Laws

The Supreme Court addressed a plethora of possible threats to the freedom of speech and expression of the press this year.

20th Dec 2021

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Monthly Review: October 2021

In October, the Court heard important cases on reservations, powers of the Directorate of Enforcement, and foreign funding for NGOs.

1st Nov 2021

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2021 Monsoon Session Review

The Court’s Monsoon Session was dominated by cases related to tribunals and reservations. Several constitutional cases remain pending.

13th Oct 2021

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Monthly Review: September 2021

In September, nine new judges settled into their role. The Court began to hear important cases on reservations and tribunals.

30th Sep 2021

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Manohar Lal Sharma v Union of India

The Court will decide whether there must be an investigation into the Government of India’s alleged use of Pegasus spyware on journalists, activists and public officials.

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Next Hearing: December 22, 2021

Last Updated: 20211027

Bench:Surya Kant J, N.V. Ramana CJI, Hima Kohli J

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