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Observer Desk

Posted on 04.01.18 by

Supreme Court Session Preview 2018 – (4th January – 19th May)

The Supreme Court Session for the year 2018 will start on 4th January and continue till 19th May. This is a preview of Supreme Court cases for the new session. The 5 judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra will begin hearing the Puttaswamy v UOI, on the constitutionality of Aadhar from January 17th…. Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 27.12.17 by

Review of the Supreme Court’s Winter Session: 3rd October -15th December 2017

This session was marred by allegations of corruption against the higher judiciary and the subsequent mishandling of situation by Apex Court , which imposed an exemplary cost of 25 lakh on the petitioner Prashant Bhushan, worsened the crisis. In the midst of this credibility crisis, the 5 Judge Constitution Bench comprising of Chief Justice Dipak… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 20.10.17 by

Supreme Court Winter Session 2017 (3rd Oct -16th Dec)

The Supreme Court’s winter session 2017 commenced on 3rd October and will end on 16th December. The court is closed for the festive season from 15th to 22rd October and we at SCObserver have used this pause in proceedings to reflect on the session so far and also map out the upcoming cases. The session opened with Karnataka… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 27.09.17 by

SUPREME COURT 2ND SESSION REVIEW (3rd July – 22nd September)

The Supreme Court’s 2nd session was from 3rd July to 22d September. During this session the Court heard a few large bench constitutional matters  – Triple Talaq case (Shyara Bano v UOI), Privacy Case (Puttaswamy v UOI) , Whatsapp Privacy Case (Karmanya Sareen v UOI). While the court continued hearings in the Cow Vigilantism (Tehseen Poonawalla… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 11.07.17 by

Supreme Court 2nd Session 2017 (3rd July – September 22)

The Supreme Court opened on 3rd July after a break of 45 days for the Second Session in 2017. will continue till 23rd September. Two significant personnel changes will shape the Supreme Court this Session. Mr. K.K. Venugopal was appointed as the 15th Attorney General for India replacing Mr. Mukul Rohatgi. Few encomiums were written… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 20.03.17 by

Looking Forward: The Summer Session of the Supreme Court.

The Summer Session of the Supreme Court began on the 20th of March 2017 and continues up to the 3rd of July 2017, the end of the summer vacations. The Session has begun with the Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for the appointment of judges finally being approved by both the judiciary and executive. The Chief… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 09.02.17 by

The People’s Court

In October 2015, the Supreme Court struck down the 99th Amendment to the Constitution which created a National Judicial Appointments Commission to govern the appointment of judges. Since then there has been a standoff between the executive and the judiciary on the subsequent. The most recent flashpoint occurred on November 18th 2016 where the Supreme Court… Read More

Observer Desk

Posted on 08.02.17 by

Supreme Court Observer

In 2017, CLPR is setting up a website to track the working of the Supreme Court of India. This website will be a non-partisan journalistic effort to make the work of the Court intelligible to any person interested in Indian public affairs. The aim of the website is to communicate the relevance and importance of the… Read More