Top 10 Judgements of the Supreme Court of India [2022]

In the case of M Nagaraj v Union of India, The five-judge Bench upheld the constitutional validity of Reservation in Promotion to SCs/STs. 

Reservation in Promotion

Neil Aurelio Nunes vs Union Of India, in this judgement supreme court upheld the OBC and EWS reservation in All India quota.

OBC and EWS Reservation in All India Quota

In Judgement of Pattali Makkal Katchi v Mayileruperumal The Supreme Court held that Tamil Nadu's reservation for Vanniyars in education and employment within the Most Backward Classes category was unconstitutional.

Reservation of Vanniyar Community

In this case a split verdict was delivered by Supreme Court  and now  the matter is before the CJI and he may constitute a new bench and start the matter again.

Challenge to Hijab Ban

In Vijay Madanlal Choudhary v Union of India Supreme Court upheld the wide investigative powers of the Directorate of Enforcement and the restrictive bail conditions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.

Challenging provisions of the PMLA

In Neeraj Dutta v State  Constitution Bench led by Justice Nazeer held that public officials can be convicted for bribery without direct evidence.

Validity of Circumstantial Evidence to Convict Public Officials of Bribery

In Janhit Abhiyan v Union of India . In a 3-2 majority, the Supreme Court upheld the 103rd Constitutional Amendment providing EWS reservation.

EWS Reservations

In this case government citing Kedar Nath judgement said that there  is no need to review the validity of sedition law.

Validity of the Sedition Law

In Noel Harper v Union of India court upheld the constitutionality of the Union’s 2020 Amendment to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (FCRA).

Restrictions on Foreign Contributions to NGOs

In this case SC said One Rank, One Pension Is Govt’s Policy Decision, Suffers From No Constitutional Infirmity.

Non-Interference with One Rank One Pension Policy


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