List of all tracked cases

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.

9
Oct

This case will decide if Court has authority to annul marriage of a major girl on suspicion of 'forced' consent.

  • Judge not applicable.

7
Oct

The Supreme Court will decide whether the courts can rely on a parliamentary standing committee report during judicial proceedings.

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.

30
Sep

This case will decide if Cow Vigilantes can be given legitimacy under the law.

Session 3

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

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.

4
Sep

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

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.

Session 1

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

15
Feb

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 advice of Chief Minister. It also raises constitutional questions about legislative federalism between Centre and Delhi.

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