TRACKED CASES

Re-promulgation of Ordinances

Krishna Kumar Singh vs. State of Bihar

Case Description

A seven-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India has held that unfettered re-promulgation of ordinances is not permissible as per the Constitution.

Issues

Whether Article 213 of the Constitution confers a mandatory obligation on the Executive to table an ordinance before the Legislature.

Latest hearing
13.12.2017

Judgment delivered.

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Parsi Woman Excommunication Case

Goolrokh Gupta vs. Burjor Pardiwala and Ors.

Case Description

This case will decide if a Parsi woman loses her own religious identity and acquires the religion of her husband after solemnizing her marriage under the Special Marriage Act and if her ban from entering Parsi institutions is thus valid.

Latest hearing
07.12.2017

Arguments begin. Ms. Indira Jaising presents arguments for the petitioner. Counsels for the respondents seek time to receive instructions from

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On 08.12.2017, the 5 Judge bench of the SC comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan began hearings

Judges

Tirath Singh Thakur

Term

17th Nov 2009 - 3rd Jan 2017


Former Chief Justice of India between 3rd December 2015 and 3rd January 2017

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