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Supreme Court of India – Top Ten

Top 50 Judges

Hon’ble JudgeJudgements
Arijit Pasayat2692
K.Ramaswamy2252
S.B.Sinha2202
G.B.Pattanaik1338
P.B.Gajendragadkar1212
K.N.Wanchoo1210
P.Sathasivam1145
M.Hidayatullah1097
Kurian Joseph1051
S.P.Bharucha998
S.M.Sikri975
K.S.Hegde967
S.H.Kapadia958
Kuldip Singh948
Dipak Misra932
A.N.Grover922
K.Subha Rao912
Tarun Chatterjee910
S.R.Babu904
Syed M.Fazal Ali895
K.G.Balakrishnan877
Markandey Katju854
O.Chinnappa Reddy826
R.V.Raveendharan821
R.C.Lahoti814
Ranganath Misra810
P.N.Bhagwati809
R.S.Pathak809
V.R.Krishna Iyer792
Y.V.Chandrachud785
V.N.Khare781
A.N.Ray777
S.C.Agrawal769
B.P.Jeevan Reddy762
N.Santosh Hegde760
G.S.Singhvi759
V.Ramaswami – I757
A.P.Sen757
E.S.Venkataramiah740
A.M.Ahmadi737
A.S.Anand,Dr736
Dr.M.K.Sharma734
Y.K.Sabharwal728
Lokeshwar S.Panta720
M.M.Punchhi711
R.S.Sarkaria703
S.N.Variava701
K.T.Thomas701
Altamesh Kabir690

Top 50 Judgements Followed Up

Appellant vs RespondentIn 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

SubjectsJudgements
Criminal Law5814
Service Law3410
Practice,Procedure & Jurisdiction2372
Civil Procedure Law1964
Constitutional Law1923
Evidence Law1691
Income Tax Law1468
Labour Laws1322
Acquisition and Requisition of Land & Property1182
Detention including National Security Law1103
Rent Control & House Eviction Law1013
Land Revenue Laws948
Administrative Law739
Transfer of Property Law including Easements705
Election Law687
Interpretation of Statutes668
Municipalities Law660
Other Indirect Taxes626
Writs606
Hindu Law606
Contract Law588
Excise Law556
Tenancy Laws535
Arbitration Law474
Limitation Law439
Motor Vehicles Law other then Accident Claim345
Court Fees338
Accident Claims under Motor Vehicle Act334
Contempt of Courts Law314
Trade Control Law including Prohibition295
Education Law including Admissions280
Customs and Custom Tariff Law276
Mines and Minerals228
Company Law225
Public Interest Litigation Law211
Electricity Law211
Copyright Law210
Trusts & Waqfs205
Banking Companies,Regulation & Recoveries183
Advocates Law180
Maxims170
Consumer Protection Law152
Registration of Deeds & Documents Law145
Ceiling Law128
Environment Protection Law92
Inter-State Water86
Evacuee Property Law73
Commissions of Inquiry including Judges Inquiry Law68
Negotiable Instruments Law68
Factories Regulations Law68

Top 50 Statutes

StatuteJudgements
Constitution of India,195022939
Indian Penal Code,186022110
Criminal Procedure Code,19738250
Civil Procedure Code,19085879
Evidence Act,18724131
Income Tax Act,19613078
Land Acquisition Act,18943071
Criminal Procedure Code,18982154
Industrial Disputes Act,19472029
Representation of the People Act,19511614
Income Tax Act,19221406
Motor Vehicles Act,19881392
Arbitration and Conciliation Act,19961319
Customs Act,19621090
Arbitration Act,19401065
Companies Act,1956982
Prevention of Corruption Act,1988949
Delhi Municipal Corporation Act,1957901
Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act,1985851
Contract Act,1872827
Transfer of Property Act,1882798
Limitation Act,1963778
Central Excise & Salt Act,1944695
Consumer Protection Act,1986688
Motor Vehicles Act,1939659
Negotiable Instruments Act,1881597
Contempt of Court Act,1971585
Prevention of Corruption Act,1947583
Land Acquisition ( Rebabilitation and Resettlement) Act, 2013554
Central Excise Act,1944498
Arms Act,1959493
Specific Relief Act,1963483
Hindu Marriage Act,1955477
Terrorist & Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act,1987456
Central Excise Rules,1944429
General Clauses Act,1897410
Transfer of Property Act,1872368
Army Act,1950355
Prevention of Food Adulteration Act,1954355
Delhi Rent Control Act,1958353
Central Sales Tax Act,1956329
Electricity Act,2003323
Bombay Rents (Hotel & Lodging House Rates) Control Act,1947314
Administrative Tribunals Act,1985308
Hindu Succession Act,1956299
Bombay Tenancy & Agricultural Lands Act,1948295
Advocates Act,1961292
Maharashtra Regional & Town Planning Act,1966290
U.P.Urban Buildings (Regn.of Letting,Rent & Eviction) Act,1972288
Conservation of Foriegn Exchange & Preventn.of Smuggling Activities Act,1974288