List of all tracked cases

Session 3

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Bench

Session 1

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Bench

2
Jan

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

2
Jan

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.

2
Jan

Session 4

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Bench

Session 1

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Bench

5
Jan

16
Jan

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.

Session 3

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Bench

23
Jan

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.

Session 1

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Bench

31
Jan

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.

25
Feb

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.

27
Feb

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.

5
Apr

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

20
Apr

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.

21
Apr

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

Session 2

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Bench

14
Jul

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.

Session 3

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Bench

18
Jul

This case will decide if a fundamental right to privacy is guaranteed under the Constitution of India.

21
Jul

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

  • 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.

1
Sep

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

6
Sep

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.

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.

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