The resolution passed requires approval from the Centre before a bill is introduced in Parliament.
First brought up in 2000, GST took 17 years of discussion to be introduced.
The panel has been asked to submit its recommendations within four weeks.
India's anti-defection law allows parties to disqualify legislators who disagree with them.
The SC also urged the Parliament to enact a separate law in order to punish lynchings.
The Centre has left the question of its constitutional validity to the “wisdom of the court”.
Critics of the bill argue that information from DNA samples is susceptible to misuse and manipulation.
Over the years, PILs have become an important avenue for social change in the country.
The IPC lists the crimes that can be committed and the nature of punishment they attract.
It is the framework under which India’s criminal justice administration system operates.