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Supreme Court of India – Top Ten

Top 50 Judges

Hon’ble Judge Judgements
Arijit Pasayat 2692
K.Ramaswamy 2252
S.B.Sinha 2202
G.B.Pattanaik 1338
P.B.Gajendragadkar 1212
K.N.Wanchoo 1210
P.Sathasivam 1145
M.Hidayatullah 1097
Kurian Joseph 1051
S.P.Bharucha 998
S.M.Sikri 975
K.S.Hegde 967
S.H.Kapadia 958
Kuldip Singh 948
Dipak Misra 932
A.N.Grover 922
K.Subha Rao 912
Tarun Chatterjee 910
S.R.Babu 904
Syed M.Fazal Ali 895
K.G.Balakrishnan 877
Markandey Katju 854
O.Chinnappa Reddy 826
R.V.Raveendharan 821
R.C.Lahoti 814
Ranganath Misra 810
P.N.Bhagwati 809
R.S.Pathak 809
V.R.Krishna Iyer 792
Y.V.Chandrachud 785
V.N.Khare 781
A.N.Ray 777
S.C.Agrawal 769
B.P.Jeevan Reddy 762
N.Santosh Hegde 760
G.S.Singhvi 759
V.Ramaswami – I 757
A.P.Sen 757
E.S.Venkataramiah 740
A.M.Ahmadi 737
A.S.Anand,Dr 736
Dr.M.K.Sharma 734
Y.K.Sabharwal 728
Lokeshwar S.Panta 720
M.M.Punchhi 711
R.S.Sarkaria 703
S.N.Variava 701
K.T.Thomas 701
Altamesh Kabir 690

Top 50 Judgements Followed Up

Appellant vs Respondent In Judgements
Maneka Gandhi vs Union of India (1978 INSC 0027) 204
Bachan Singh vs State of Punjab (1980 INSC 0254) 160
H.H.Kesavananda Bharati Sri. vs State of Kerala (1973 INSC 0161) 138
Sharad Birdhichand Sarda vs State of Maharashtra (1984 INSC 0181) 122
State of Haryana vs Bhajanlal (1990 INSC 0664) 120
Ramana Dayaram Shetty vs International Airports Auth.of India (1979 INSC 0276) 119
Bengal Immunity Co.Ltd. vs State of Bihar (1955 INSC 0051) 112
D.S.Nakara vs Union of India (1982 INSC 0253) 111
Ram Krishna Dalmia vs Justice S.R.Tendolkar (1958 INSC 0033) 106
A.K.Gopalan vs State of T.N. (1950 INSC 0017) 102
State of Karnataka vs Umadevi (2006 INSC 0289) 97
Machhi Singh vs State of Punjab (1983 INSC 0166) 96
Indra Sawhney vs Union of India (1992 INSC 0705) 94
Charanjitlal Chowdhury vs Union of India (1950 INSC 0046) 92
Masalti vs State of U.P. (1964 INSC 0169) 92
A.R.Antulay vs R.S.Nayak (1988 INSC 0311) 91
Commr.of Hindu Religious & Chari.Endow. vs L.T.Swamiar of Shirur Mutt. (1954 INSC 0042) 90
Shamsher Singh vs State of Punjab (1974 INSC 0253) 86
Hanumant Govind Nargundkar vs State of M.P. (1952 INSC 0046) 85
State of West Bengal vs Anwar Ali Sarkar (1952 INSC 0001) 84
Mohinder Singh Gill vs Chief Election Commr. (1977 INSC 0338) 84
S.P.Gupta vs Union of India (1981 INSC 0502) 83
Shivaji Sahabrao Bobade vs State of Maharashtra (1973 INSC 0265) 82
A.K.Kraipak vs Union of India (1969 INSC 0168) 81
E.P.Royappa vs State of T.N. (1973 INSC 0371) 80
Purshotamlal Dhingra vs Union of India (1957 INSC 0110) 80
Dir.Recruit Class II vs . (1990 INSC 0258) 79
Ajay Hasia vs Khalid Mujib Sehravardi (1980 INSC 0450) 78
Kartar Singh vs State of Punjab (1994 INSC 0276) 78
Indira Nehru Gandhi vs Raj Narain (1975 INSC 0433) 75
State of T.N. vs Gannon Dunkerley & Co.Ltd. (1958 INSC 0040) 74
Sarla Verma vs Delhi Trans.Corporation Ltd. (2009 INSC 0799) 73
State of Bihar vs Kameshwar Singh (1952 INSC 0031) 73
State of Maharashtra vs F.N.Balsara (1951 INSC 0044) 72
State of T.N. vs V.G.Row (1952 INSC 0023) 72
Rustom Cavasjee Cooper vs Union of India (1970 INSC 0023) 71
Managing Dir.ECIL vs B.Karunakar (1993 INSC 0762) 70
Dalip Singh vs State of Punjab (1953 INSC 0059) 69
A.K.Roy vs Union of India (1981 INSC 0501) 66
Chanrappa vs State of Karnataka (2007 INSC 0171) 65
State of J.& K. vs Triloki Nath Khosa (1973 INSC 0306) 64
In Re Delhi Law Act vs . (1951 INSC 0041) 62
Union of India vs Tulsi Ram Patel (1985 INSC 0213) 61
Unnikrishnan vs . (1993 INSC 0087) 60
Exp.News Papers Pvt.Ltd. vs Union of India (1958 INSC 0024) 60
Union of India vs Raghubir Singh (1989 INSC 0316) 60
State of Maharashtra vs United Motors (I) Ltd. (1953 INSC 0036) 60
Olga Tellis vs Municipal Corporation Bombay (1985 INSC 0210) 59
L.Chandra Kumar vs Union of India (1997 INSC 0349) 59
K.P.Varghese vs Income Tax Officer (1981 INSC 0410) 59

Top 50 Subjects

Subjects Judgements
Criminal Law 5814
Service Law 3410
Practice,Procedure & Jurisdiction 2372
Civil Procedure Law 1964
Constitutional Law 1923
Evidence Law 1691
Income Tax Law 1468
Labour Laws 1322
Acquisition and Requisition of Land & Property 1182
Detention including National Security Law 1103
Rent Control & House Eviction Law 1013
Land Revenue Laws 948
Administrative Law 739
Transfer of Property Law including Easements 705
Election Law 687
Interpretation of Statutes 668
Municipalities Law 660
Other Indirect Taxes 626
Writs 606
Hindu Law 606
Contract Law 588
Excise Law 556
Tenancy Laws 535
Arbitration Law 474
Limitation Law 439
Motor Vehicles Law other then Accident Claim 345
Court Fees 338
Accident Claims under Motor Vehicle Act 334
Contempt of Courts Law 314
Trade Control Law including Prohibition 295
Education Law including Admissions 280
Customs and Custom Tariff Law 276
Mines and Minerals 228
Company Law 225
Public Interest Litigation Law 211
Electricity Law 211
Copyright Law 210
Trusts & Waqfs 205
Banking Companies,Regulation & Recoveries 183
Advocates Law 180
Maxims 170
Consumer Protection Law 152
Registration of Deeds & Documents Law 145
Ceiling Law 128
Environment Protection Law 92
Inter-State Water 86
Evacuee Property Law 73
Commissions of Inquiry including Judges Inquiry Law 68
Negotiable Instruments Law 68
Factories Regulations Law 68

Top 50 Statutes

Statute Judgements
Constitution of India,1950 22939
Indian Penal Code,1860 22110
Criminal Procedure Code,1973 8250
Civil Procedure Code,1908 5879
Evidence Act,1872 4131
Income Tax Act,1961 3078
Land Acquisition Act,1894 3071
Criminal Procedure Code,1898 2154
Industrial Disputes Act,1947 2029
Representation of the People Act,1951 1614
Income Tax Act,1922 1406
Motor Vehicles Act,1988 1392
Arbitration and Conciliation Act,1996 1319
Customs Act,1962 1090
Arbitration Act,1940 1065
Companies Act,1956 982
Prevention of Corruption Act,1988 949
Delhi Municipal Corporation Act,1957 901
Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act,1985 851
Contract Act,1872 827
Transfer of Property Act,1882 798
Limitation Act,1963 778
Central Excise & Salt Act,1944 695
Consumer Protection Act,1986 688
Motor Vehicles Act,1939 659
Negotiable Instruments Act,1881 597
Contempt of Court Act,1971 585
Prevention of Corruption Act,1947 583
Land Acquisition ( Rebabilitation and Resettlement) Act, 2013 554
Central Excise Act,1944 498
Arms Act,1959 493
Specific Relief Act,1963 483
Hindu Marriage Act,1955 477
Terrorist & Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act,1987 456
Central Excise Rules,1944 429
General Clauses Act,1897 410
Transfer of Property Act,1872 368
Army Act,1950 355
Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954 355
Delhi Rent Control Act,1958 353
Central Sales Tax Act,1956 329
Electricity Act,2003 323
Bombay Rents (Hotel & Lodging House Rates) Control Act,1947 314
Administrative Tribunals Act,1985 308
Hindu Succession Act,1956 299
Bombay Tenancy & Agricultural Lands Act,1948 295
Advocates Act,1961 292
Maharashtra Regional & Town Planning Act,1966 290
U.P.Urban Buildings (Regn.of Letting,Rent & Eviction) Act,1972 288
Conservation of Foriegn Exchange & Preventn.of Smuggling Activities Act,1974 288