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Mahua Moitra v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 and the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 are unconstitutional because: it violates the principle of fair investigation and trial and overrules the Court’s previous decisions on the extension of the term of ED and CBI Directors tenure.

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The Indian Federation Of App Based Transport Workers (IFAT) v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether gig workers fall under the scope of 'unorganised workers' and are eligible for social security benefits

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Last Updated: December 1, 2021

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Mukesh v State of Tripura

The Supreme Court will decide whether to quash the FIRs against 102 people, out of which 4 were arrested, under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) for criticising the handling of the communal violence in Tripura. The Court will also decide whether Sections 2(1)(o), 13 and 45(d)(5) of the UAPA are constitutional.

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Next Hearing: November 17, 2021

Last Updated: November 11, 2021

Bench:N.V. Ramana J, Hima Kohli J, A.S. Bopanna J

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Noel Harper v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether changes made by Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020 to the Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act, 2010 are constitutional.

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Next Hearing: November 9, 2021

Last Updated: November 8, 2021

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, Dinesh Maheshwari J, C.T. Ravikumar J

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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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Last Updated: November 14, 2019

Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, D.Y. Chandrachud J, Rohinton Nariman J

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Joseph Shine v Union of India

The Court decriminalised adultery, striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC).

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Last Updated: October 23, 2018

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, A.M. Khanwilkar J, Rohinton Nariman J

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Romila Thapar v Union of India

The Court evaluated the arrests of five human rights activists under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) by the Maharashtra Police. The Police accused the activists of involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence and sedition.

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Last Updated: June 28, 2021

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud J, A.M. Khanwilkar J

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Triple Talaq

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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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Assam Accord

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Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha v Union of India

This case will decide the constitutional validity of Section 6A of the Citizenship Act, 1955, which is the result of the Assam Accord.

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Last Updated: July 13, 2017

Bench:Ranjan Gogoi CJI, Rohinton Nariman J

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide whether the Places of Worship Act, 1991, which prevents the conversion of places of worship from the religion they were on August 15th, 1947, is constitutionally valid.

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Last Updated: October 28, 2020

Bench:V Ramasubramanian J, A.S. Bopanna J,

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