List of all tracked cases

Session 4

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

21
Nov

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.

30
Oct

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

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.

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.

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.

Session 1

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

2
Jan

Session 3

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

13
Jul

The Nabam Rebia case demarcates the role of a Governor in the functioning of a State Government.

Session 2

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

13
May

This case considers the constitutionality of the criminal offence of defamation under Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC.

Session 1

Tracked case

Case Description

Bench

12
Feb

Does the suspension of MLAs for allegedly causing a disturbance amount to a violation of their right to freedom of speech and right to freedom of occupation?

2
Feb

Petitioners have filed curative petitions to revisit the Supreme Court decision of 2013 which dismissed the Delhi High Court ruling decriminalising homosexuality. The matter has been referred to a 5-judge bench.

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