SC resumes after summer vacation; several important judgments likely to be pronounced


The Supreme Court is reopening today after the 44-day summer vacation. Several important judgements are likely to be pronounced, including a decision in the Aadhaar case.

The top court will resume hearing appeals against an eight-year-old verdict of the Allahabad High Court on the Ayodhya dispute and those challenging the practice of polygamy among Muslims.

It is also expected to deliver its verdict on a batch of pleas on who enjoyed supremacy in administering the national capital- the Lieutenant Governor or the Delhi government .

The apex court has a lengthy list of matters for today with cause list running into hundreds of pages. A verdict is likely on a plea challenging the appointment of incumbent Chief Vigilance Commissioner K V Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin.

Matters pertaining to air pollution in Delhi-NCR, Assam National Register of Citizens, Vaishno Devi – rehabilitation of mule owners and Manipur encounter killings, among others, are likely to come up for hearing.


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