About Us
Supreme Court Observer reports on the Supreme Court of India.
What we do

Supreme Court Observer reports on and analyzes constitutional cases heard by the Supreme Court of India. SC Observer provides non-partisan reporting in order to make the Supreme Court intelligible to any individual interested in Indian public affairs. In its reporting, SC Observer emphasizes simplicity and clarity.

Ultimately, SC Observer aims to communicate the relevance and importance of the judiciary in a constitutional democracy. SC Observer owes its inspiration to the SCOTUSblog.

Our website

SC Observer is divided into 6 sections.


Non-partisan reporting and analysis of landmark cases before the Supreme Court. Every tracked case has:

  • Case Background - description of the case, with a focus on the key constitutional issues at stake
  • Oral Arguments - live coverage of all oral arguments
  • Plain English Summaries - judgments and orders explained in a layperson's terms
  • Case Documents - all essential case documents, including Writ Petitions, Writ Submissions, Affidavits, Interim Orders, Judgments, etc.


Bios of current Justices on Supreme Court roster and important retired Justices.

Court Explained

Overview of the structure of the Supreme Court of India and how it functions, including its historical origins, the legal procedure it follows and a legal glossary.

Beyond the Court

Editorials on notable Supreme Court cases, weekly and monthly reviews of the Supreme Court, and interviews with important counsels and litigants.

Court in Review

Analysis of the historical evolution of the Supreme Court's jurisprudence on legal concepts, such as the right to privacy and reservation in promotion.

Court by Numbers

Insightful statistical anecdotes of various matters pertaining to the functioning of the Supreme Court.

The Team
Sudhir Krishnaswamy
Satya Prasoon
Disha Chaudhry
Jai Brunner
Kruthika R