Disability inclusion


A Tale of Empowerment of People with Mental Disability: Part 2

In Ravindra Dhariwal (2021) the SC read Art. 14 to include ideas of inclusive equality to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.


5th Jun 2023



Court in Review: Death Penalty

We trace key SC Judgments on the death penalty over the years.


SCO Shorts: FCRA Judgment

SC upholds the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act (FCRA), 2020, cites concerns about sovereignty of nation.


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.


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


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20211201

Bench:L.N. Rao J, B.R. Gavai J


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.


Next Hearing: November 17, 2021

Last Updated: 20211111

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


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 and allowed the investigation to continue. The Police accused the activists of involvement in the Bhima Koregaon violence and sedition.


Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India

A 4:1 majority upheld the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 as constitutional, however, it struck down individual sections of the Act as unconstitutional.


Assam Public Works v Union of India

The Court monitored how the State Coordinator updated Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC), so as to ensure that the NRC was published as mandated by the Assam Accord of 15 August 1985.


Next Hearing: November 1, 2022

Last Updated:

Bench:D.Y. Chandrachud CJI, M.R. Shah J, Krishna Murari J, Hima Kohli J, P.S. Narasimha J


Triple Talaq


Shayara Bano v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that the practice of talaq-e-biddat or instantaneous triple talaq is unconstitutional.