Constitution Bench 2022 Roundup
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The year 2022 has seen formation of multiple Constitution Benches and its hearings, wherein out of pending 498 Constitution Bench matters, 25

Allahabad High Court
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The High Court is deciding the PIL challenging Uttar Pradesh Government’s notification dated 05.12.2022, for not adhering to the Supreme Court’s directions in Suresh Mahajan v. State of Madhya Pradesh, 2022 SCC OnLine SC 589.

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  Allahabad High Court: In an appeal filed by Bharatiya Janata party MLA Vikram Singh Saini against the judgment passed by the

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    Supreme Court: In a Special leave petition under Article 136 of the Constitution against a judgment passed by the High

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Madhya Pradesh High Court: The Division Bench of Mohammad Rafiq, CJ. and Vijay Kumar Shukla, J., dismissed a PIL which was filed

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During the course of the hearing, the Madras High Court had allegedly orally observed that the EC is “the institution that is singularly responsible for the second wave of COVID-19” and that the EC “should be put up for murder charges”.

Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court: The Division Bench comprising of S.Manikumar, CJ., and Shaji P. Chaly, J., heard the instant PIL whereby, MLA Ramesh

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Madras High Court: The Division Bench of Sanjib Banerjee, CJ and Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy, J., while addressing a riveting issue wherein a political

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of RF Nariman*, BR Gavai and Hrishikesh Roy, JJ reiterated the law relating to the bar to

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“All State Election Commissioners appointed under Article 243K in the length and breadth of India have to be independent persons who cannot be persons who are occupying a post or office under the Central or any State Government.”

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Many instances have come to the notice of the Election Commission of India wherein Chief Electoral Officers and some other officials working

Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court: A. Muhamed Mustaque J., upholding the decision of the Election Commission, dismissed the present Writ Petitions and clarified the

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Supreme Court of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka: A Full Judge Bench of Priyantha Jayawardena, Vijith K. Malalgoda and Murdu

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Election Commission of India approved the broad guidelines for conduct of general/bye-elections during the COVID-19 period. After the onset of the COVID-19

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Andhra Pradesh High Court, Amravati: A Division Bench of J.K. Maheshwari, CJ and B. Krishna Mohan, J., addressed a Public Interest Litigation

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At present, the country, as the rest of the world, is grappling with COVID-19 pandemic. It is evident that Government along with

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Commission to implement the directions of Supreme Court concerning criminal antecedents of candidates by reiterating its existing instructions with suitable modifications Election

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Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of Section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association

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Uttaranchal High Court: A writ petition was contemplated by Ramesh Ranganathan, CJ and Alok Kumar Verma, J. where the petitioner sought a