Constitutional Law Judgements

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Ayodhya case: Temple at disputed site, alternative land for mosque, says SC

 09 November 2019

The Supreme Court in a unanimous verdict on Saturday cleared the way for the construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site at Ayodhya, and directed the Centre to allot a 5-acre plot to the Sunni Waqf Board for building a mosque.

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National Legal Services Authority v Union of India and Others

 29 May 2019

National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India is a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of India, which declared transgender people to be a 'third gender', affirmed that the fundamental rights granted under the Constitution of India will be e

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Mohd. Ahmed Khan vs Shah Bano Begum and Ors

 26 March 2019

FACTS OF THE CASE In 1978, a Muslim Lawyer in Madhya Pradesh divorced Shah Bano, his wife by pronouncing ‘triple talaq’. The main reason behind the divorce being disputes between Shah Bano’s children and her husband’s other wife. As per Muslim per

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Shayara Bano v. Union of India and others.

 19 March 2019

The case was called Shayara Bano v. Union of India & Others. The bench that heard the controversial Triple talaq case in 2017 was made up of multifaith members. The five judges from five different communities are Chief Justice JS Khehar, a Sikh, Just

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Indira Sawhney & Ors v. Union of India.

 09 January 2019

The opinion of the Supreme Court in the Indra Sawhney case is summarized as below: Backward Classes of the Citizens of in Article 16(4) can be identified on the basis of caste and not only on the economic basis. Article 16(4) is not an exception

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Triple Talaq

 13 June 2018

The dawn of the 22nd day of August 2017 witnessed a revolutionary judgement passed by a 5 judges bench of the Hon’ble Supreme Court holding the practice of Triple Talaq unconstitutional and violative of the rights of Muslim women, that too for a very

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SC: Fatwa or diktat lack legal sanction

 08 July 2014

The Supreme Court bench comprising of Justices Chandramauli Kr. Prasad and Pinaki Chandra Ghose ruled that no Dar-ul-Qazas or any institution by any name, shall give verdict or issue Fatwa touching upon the rights, status and obligation, of an indi

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SC landmark judgment recognising transgenders as a third gender.

 17 April 2014

The bench comprising of Justice K.S. Radhakrishnan and Justice A.K. Sikri in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) seeking the recognition of transgenders as a third gender held that transgenders are to

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SC: Reference to larger Bench has to be for reconsideration of the principle of law and not merits of the decision.

 15 April 2014

The bench comprising of Chief Justice of India, P. Sathasivam, Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice N.V. Ramana held that the reference of a case to a larger Bench necessarily has to be for a reconsideration of the principle of law on which the case has

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SC: Equal pension for Judges

 02 April 2014

The bench comprising of Justice P. Sathasivam. Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice N.V. Ramana held that for the purpose of determing pension, ten years practice as an Advocate should be added as a qualifying service for Judges elevated from the Bar. T

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