The B&B Causelist #105: Cases we track today
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The B&B Causelist #105: Cases we track today

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A summary of important cases from the causelist of the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court and the Madras High Court.

The causelist will be updated in the evening to reflect the developments in court today.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

  • Union of India vs Gautam Khaitan

Item no. 11 in Court 4 – SLP(Crl) No. 4911/2019

Bench: Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna

This petition has been filed by the Centre against the Delhi High Court order that stayed the proceedings against lawyer Gautam Khaitan. Question pertaining to retrospective applicability of the Black Money Act, 2016 has been raised in the case.

Today in Court: The Court issued notice and granted six weeks for the Respondent to file his reply. The order of the Delhi High Court is stayed.

DELHI HIGH COURT

  • Court on its own motion vs S Gurumurthy

Item no 6 in Court 33- CONT.CAS.(CRL) 17/2018 

Bench: Justices Manmohan, Sangita Dhingra Sehgal  

This a suo motu contempt case against S Gurumurthy for his tweets against sitting High Court judge Justice S Muralidhar in relation to the Gautam Navlakha order.

Today in Court: The matter was listed for the discharge of advocates who appear for Respondent 14, Swarajya. An order to that effect was passed by the Court.

  • Shamnad Basheer vs UIDAI & Ors

Item no 11 in Court 37 –  W.P.(C) 5405/2018

Bench: Justices GS Sistani, Jyoti Singh

The case pertains to a plea by Prof Shamnad Basheer seeking damages for Aadhaar data leaks.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned.

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