The B&B Causelist #109: Cases we track today
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The B&B Causelist #109: 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

  • Assam Public Works vs Union of India

Item 1 in Court No. 1 – WP (C) No. 274/2009

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose 

This case concerns the framing of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Today in Court: The Court allowed the State of Assam to include retired Civil Servants of the rank of Additional Secretary or Secretary with judicial experience in the process for selection of members to the additional Foreigner Tribunals stipulated to be set up.

  • Janhit Abhiyan vs Union of India

Item 2 in Court No. 2 – WP (C) No. 55/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose 

This PIL challenges the Government’s decision to grant ten percent reservation to the members of the General Category who belong to the Economically weaker sections. A connected petition that challenges the implementation of this reservation in Medical Colleges in Maharashtra is under challenge and is being heard by the Vacation Bench.

Today in Court: The Supreme Court today stayed the implementation of the Maharashtra government’s resolutions passed this year providing for 10% reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of society.

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