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SCO Weekly: Hijab Ban to be Heard One More Time

A 2-Judge Bench of the SC delivered a split verdict on Karnataka’s Hijab Ban, which means the case will be deliberated for a 3rd time!

16th Oct 2022

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SCO Weekly: The Battle of Arguments in the Hijab Ban Case

What arguments were made in the challenge to the Hijab Ban in Karnataka? What will the Judgement focus on?

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SC Daily Update: Day 2 of Hijab Hearings, Onus Placed on State to Accommodate Religious Practices

Plea for the case to be heard by a larger Bench, as it involves constitutional questions about accommodations for religious practices.

7th Sep 2022

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Constitution Benches Settle on Five Cases to be Heard in September

The cases involve questions of Reservations, Remission, Taxation and Service Rules. 

30th Aug 2022

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Gyanvapi Mosque: SC Says Shiv Lingam To Be Protected Without Restricting Muslims’ Rights

Justices Chandrachud and Narasimha, both previously involved in the Ayodhya Title Dispute, strive for 'balance' in the Gyanvapi mosque case.

17th May 2022

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Committee of Management Anjuman Intezamia Masajid Varanasi v Rakhi Singh

The SC will decide if the Varanasi Civil Court’s Order allowing a videographic survey into the origins of the Gyanvapi Mosque violates the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991.

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Next Hearing: May 20, 2022

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Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, P.S. Narasimha J

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M Siddiq v Mahant Suresh Das

The Court overturned the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment that divided the title to the Babri Masjid / Ram Janmabhoomi site. It awarded the title to the deity, Shri Ram Virajman.

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Indian Young Lawyers’ Association v State of Kerala

The Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the Sabarimala Temple's custom of prohibiting women in their 'menstruating years' from entering.

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether laws on succession and inheritance must be uniform, disregarding the religion or gender of persons involved. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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Next Hearing: February 20, 2023

Last Updated: 20210923

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, P.S. Narasimha J, J.B. Pardiwala J

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State of Gujarat v Islamic Relief Committee of Gujarat

The Court held that diversion of tax proceeds for restoring religious shrines destroyed even due to State's negligence violates the principles of Secularism. The court underlined a conception of Secularism based on Strict Separation principle. Additionally, the court further hinted that compensation can be sought only for violation of Right to Life and not for other fundamental rights.

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Last Updated: 20180829

Bench:P.C. Pant J, Dipak Misra CJI

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