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The oldest pending cases at the Supreme Court

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The oldest pending cases at the Supreme Court

List of 24 oldest cases pending for over 30 years as received through an RTI by the Supreme Court Observer

30th Mar 2024

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Oldest pending cases at the Supreme Court

Analysis

What are the oldest pending cases at the Supreme Court?

The registry’s response to an RTI filed by SCO shows that 24 cases have been pending for 30 years or more. We dig into the details

30th Mar 2024

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Supreme Court February 2024

Court Data

Pendency of cases in the Supreme Court dropped by over 700 cases in February 2024

Pendency continues to have a healthy drop in 2024, though the week-long Holi break of March might slow down the developments of February

26th Mar 2024

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Pending cases

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Though 80,346 cases remain pending in the top court, hope persists

The Supreme Court disposed of a record number of cases in 2023. Will it be enough to tackle the growing pile of pendency?

24th Dec 2023

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Analysis

Critical Opportunity for Structural Reform in the Supreme Court of India

Resurrecting the constitutional function has the potential to change the way the Supreme Court of India operates

16th Oct 2023

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Analysis

Constitution Benches to become a “permanent feature” of SC: Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

In 2023, a Constitution Bench has assembled almost each month to tackle matters of public importance

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21st Sep 2023

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Court Data

Avg. decrease in the # of pending cases, CJI Misra

Reduction in average number of pending cases before the Supreme Court during tenure of Justice Dipak Misra.

14th Sep 2019

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