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Daily Update September 5th: Hijab Ban, Sanjay Mishra’s ED Tenure, Uniform Marriage and Succession

We discuss a possible 9-Judge Bench Reference in Hijab Ban, the effect of tenure extensions on special investigative bodies and the UCC.

5th Sep 2022

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Nikah Halala and Personal Law Reform II

Petitions filed before the Supreme Court challenging certain Muslim personal laws as contrary to the right to equality and dignity.

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23rd May 2020

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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. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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Next Hearing: February 20, 2023

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

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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. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Court will decide whether to order uniformity in marriage laws and ages between men and women of different religions. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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

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Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India

The Supreme Court will decide if uniform grounds of divorce, maintenance and alimony irrespective of religion or gender need to be framed. The Court's decision is likely to contribute to national discussions about a Uniform Civil Code.

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

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