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.


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.


Next Hearing: February 20, 2023

Last Updated: 20210923

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


Justice K.S. Puttaswamy v Union of India

The Supreme Court held that a fundamental right to privacy is guaranteed under the Constitution of India.


Swati Bidhan Baruah v Union of India

The Supreme Court is deciding whether the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 violates fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 14, 15, 16, 19 and 21 of the Constitution.


Next Hearing:

Last Updated: 20200127

Bench:Sharad Bobde CJI, A.S. Bopanna J, Hrishikesh Roy J


Thangjam Santa Singh @Santa Khurai v. Union of India & Ors

The Supreme Court will decide if the guidelines imposing a permanent ban on transgender persons, men who have sex with men, and female sex workers from donating blood is constitutional. This case presents an opportunity for the Court to join the global departure from permanent bans based on gender and sexual orientation stereotypes.


Next Hearing: August 8, 2023

Last Updated: 20210305

Bench:A.S. Bopanna J, P.S. Narasimha J