List of all tracked cases

Session 1

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

13
Dec

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.

Session 4

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

7
Dec

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.

5
Dec

This case will decide if Delhi is a Union Territory where Lt. Governor can act independently of Chief Minister or a Special State where Lt. Governor is bound by the advice of Chief Minister. It also raises constitutional questions about legislative federalism between Centre and Delhi.

27
Nov

This case will decide if Court has authority to annul marriage of an adult on suspicion of 'forced' consent.

21
Nov

This case will decide if the Rohingya, a Muslim minority from Myanmar can be deported back to the country of their persecution.

Session 3

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

13
Oct

This case will decide whether the prohibition of entry by women between the ages of 10 and 50 to the Sabrimala Temple violates the Constitution of India.

Session 4

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

11
Oct

This case will decide whether Article 21 of the Constitution granting the right to life with dignity takes within its purview a right to die with dignity by means of executing a living will.

11
Oct

The case challenges Exception 2 to Section 375 of the IPC to the extent that it permits forced sexual intercourse within marriage by a husband with a minor wife between the ages of 15-18, as the same is violative of Articles 14,15 and 21 of the Constitution.

5
Oct

The Azam Khan case will decide if the fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression is guaranteed to a Minister of a State making statements that could potentially create doubt about the fairness of the investigation of a crime.

Session 3

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

22
Sep

12
Sep

The present writ petition filed by way of Public Interest Litigation seeks a complete ban on the practice of female genital mutilation or "khatna".

  • Judge not applicable.

6
Sep

Karmanya Singh and Shreya Sethi, two Whatsapp Users, have challenged the data sharing policy of Whatsapp with Facebook. This case will decide if such data sharing violates citizens' Right to Privacy.

29
Aug

This case will decide if state compensation for restoration of religious shrines by the Government violates secularism.

22
Aug

Shayara Bano, a Muslim woman has petitioned the Supreme Court to declare the practice of triple talaq (talaq-e-bidat) to be unconstitutional as it violates her fundamental rights. The court will decide whether these practices are violations of her fundamental rights or otherwise protected by the right to religion.

  • Judge not applicable.

14
Aug

This case will decide the constitutional validity of Article 35A of the Constitution, which empowers the State of Jammu and Kashmir to frame any law without attracting a constitutional challenge.

Session 1

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

2
Jan

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