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.The State Of Maharashtra Vs Gautam Navlakha And Ors.Item no. 2 in Court 1 – SLP(Crl) No. 8616/2018.Bench – Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, and Justice KM Joseph.The State Of Maharashtra Vs Surendra Pundlik Gadling And Ors.Item no. 2.1 in Court 1 – SLP(Crl) No. 9199/2018.Bench – Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul, and Justice KM Joseph.The cases pertain to the arrests of activists in the Bhima Koregaon case. in the last hearing, the Supreme Court had directed for translated copies of charge-sheet against the accused to be filed before the Court. The original charge sheets were in Marathi..Today in Court: The hearing is adjourned till January..In Re: Prajwala Letter Dated 18.2.2015 Videos Of Sexual Violence And Recommendations And Anr.Item 301 in Court 2 – SMW(Crl) No. 3/2015.Bench – Justice Madan B Lokur, Justice Deepak Gupta.The PIL concerns curtailing circulation of objectionable content about children on the internet and curbing of child pornography. The Centre, on Court’s order, has submitted recommendations for dealing with the problem and had proposed steps that intermediaries like Google and Facebook can take to tackle the issue. During the last hearing, WhatsApp had informed the Court that deletion of objectionable content from the platform was “not possible”.Today in Court: The Court directed the Centre to frame guidelines and to implement them to elminate videos of child pornography, rape, and gang-rape from content hosting platforms, intermediaries, and websites..THE DELHI HIGH COURT.Court on its own motion vs S Gurumurthy.Item no 2 in Court 33- CONT.CAS.(CRL) 17/2018 .Bench: Hima Kohli, Manoj K Ohri, JJ. .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 Court has directed the Respondents to file their compliance report/status reports pursuant to the Court’s directions to take down the objectionable content, and listed the matter for further hearing in February next hear..Rakesh Asthana vs Central Bureau of Investigation & Ors. .Item 46 in Court No. 31- W.P.(CRL) 3248/2018.Bench: Justice Najmi Waziri.The case pertains to Special Director of CBI, Rakesh Asthana’s plea to quash an FIR filed against him by the CBI..Today in Court: The Delhi High Court today issued notice in complainant Satish Sana Babu’s plea to be impleaded as a party in the ongoing proceedings to quash the FIR registered against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director Rakesh Asthana..Read full story here..MADRAS HIGH COURT.Kalyan Jewellers India Ltd. Vs Union of India and two others.Item 38 in Court 3 – WP 21479/2018.Bench: S Manikumar, Subramonium Prasad JJ..This petition by Kalyan Jewellers challenges the Constitutionality of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act, 2016. The petitioner has contended that the new Act, which replaced the erstwhile BIS Act of 1996, imposes disproportionate and arbitrary penalties on jewellers/licence holders alone, while disregarding basic principles of natural justice and criminal procedure..A Ponusamy Vs Inspector of Police.Item 99 in Court 44 – CRL OP 27319/2018.Bench: Justice Anand Venkatesh.The case pertains to a challenge to a Magistrate order refusing to remand RR ‘Nakkheeran’ Gopal, editor of Tamil News Magazine Nakkheeran. He was arrested last month for publishing articles alluding to a link between the Raj Bhawan and Nirmala Devi, a college lecturer accused of having attempted to lure college students into prostitution.