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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 and Ors

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 J, 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.

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Last Updated: 20210923

Bench:V Ramasubramanian J, A.S. Bopanna J, Sharad Bobde CJI

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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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Shayara Bano v Union of India

A Constitution Bench has declared that the practice of instantaneous Triple Talaq is unconstitutional.

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the laws on adoption and guardianship must be uniform, disregarding the religion or gender of persons involved.

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Bench:V Ramasubramanian J, A.S. Bopanna J, Sharad Bobde CJI

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Indian Union Muslim League v Union of India

The Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019.

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Last Updated: 20210607

Bench:Hemant Gupta J, V Ramasubramanian J

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if Section 2(f) of The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Act, 2004 and Section 2(c) of The National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 is constitutionally valid.

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Last Updated: 20200810

Bench:S.K. Kaul J, M.M. Sundresh J

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