Queer Marriage Under the Special Marriage Act: What’s at Stake?
Despite the SC’s move to restrict the case to the SMA, several concerns mar the road toward marriage equality for the LGBTQIA+ community.
9th May 2023More
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 2022More
SCO Daily: Supreme Court Issues Split Verdict in Hijab Ban Case
On October 13th, the bench comprising Justices Gupta and Dhulia delivered a split verdict in the Hijab Ban case. What next?
13th Oct 2022More
‘Essentially Religious’ Hearings on the Hijab Ban
DESK BRIEF: Arguments on Religion took over half the SC time, despite all parties agreeing that it should not be the focus of the case.
26th Sep 2022More
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?
24th Sep 2022More
SCO Shorts: FCRA Judgment
SC upholds the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act (FCRA), 2020, cites concerns about sovereignty of nation.
11th Apr 2022More
SC Judgment Review 2021: Equality
In 2021, the Supreme Court issued three important judgments on substantive equality.
21st Dec 2021More
Plea for Marriage Equality
Supriyo @ Supriya Chakraborty & Anr. v Union of India
The Supreme Court will decide if marriage equality for LGBTQIA+ persons (including same-sex marriage) can be read into the Special Marriage Act, 1954.More
Next Hearing: May 9, 2023
Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, S.K. Kaul J, S.R. Bhat J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha JMore
Vivek Narayan Sharma v Union of India
The Supreme Court upheld the Union's 2016 demonetisation scheme in a 4:1 split. The majority held that the scheme was proportionate to the the Union's stated objectives and was implemented in a reasonable manner.More
Bench:Abdul Nazeer J, B.R. Gavai J, A.S. Bopanna J, V Ramasubramanian J, B.V. Nagarathna JMore
Dr. Jaya Thakur 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, which allow the Union to extend the tenure of the CBI and ED directors, are unconstitutional. The independence of these investigative bodies hangs in the balance of this case.More
Bench:B.R. Gavai J, Vikram Nath J, Sanjay Karol JMore