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The B&B Causelist #206: Italian Marines, Two-finger test, DPS, FDC drugs & more

Smrithi Suresh

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

LIST OF CASES

Supreme Court

  • Massimilano Latorre and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors.
  • Nipun Saxena and Anr v. Union of India and Ors.

Delhi High Court

  • DPS World Foundation & Anr v Delhi Public School Society
  • Lalit Nautiyal Vs The District & Sessions Judge and Ors.
  • Pfizer Ltd & Anr Vs Union of India & Anr and Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd Vs Drugs Controller General of India & Anr. [Batch matters]
  • Delhi Prosecutors Welfare Association v Rajiv Mehrishi & Anr.

SUMMARY OF CASES

Supreme Court 

1. Massimilano Latorre and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors.

[Item 4 in court 2 – IA 14/2016 in SLP(C) 20370/2012]

Bench: PC Pant, DY Chandruchud JJ.

Application filed by Italian Marine Salvatore Girone seeking permission to return to Italy during the pendency of arbitral proceedings between India and Italy. The co-accused in the case, Massimiliano Latorre, had already left for Italy after being allowed by the Supreme Court to return owing to health reasons. Recently, the court had extended his stay in Italy till September 30 this year.

2. Nipun Saxena and Anr v. Union of India and Ors.

[Item 10 in court 2 – Writ Petition (Civil) 565/2012]

Bench: PC Pant, DY Chandruchud JJ.

Petition filed in the aftermath of December 16 gang rape in Delhi. The petitioner has challenged the Constitutional validity of the two finger test. Amicus Curiae Indira Jaising has submitted a report recommending criminalisation of marital rape.

The Centre had informed the court in October last year that the Ministry of Women and Child Development has gone through the suggestions that have been handed over by Indira Jaising. It said that it will file a tabulated statement indicating the action taken in respect of each of the issues.

Delhi High Court

1. DPS World Foundation & Anr v Delhi Public School Society

[Item 3, Court 1- FAO(OS) (COMM) 21/2016]

Bench- Chief Justice G Rohini, Jayant Nath J.

Appeal by DPS World Foundation against an order of the Single Bench restraining them from using ‘DPS’ name or the trademark crest of the schools.

Today in Court- This case could not be tracked. Any leads/inputs would be appreciated.

2. Lalit Nautiyal Vs The District & Sessions Judge and Ors.

[Item 4, Court 6- W.P.(C) 1354/2016]

Bench- Sanjiv Khanna, Najmi Waziri JJ.

Check evening updates.

Today in Court- This case could not be tracked. Any leads/inputs would be appreciated.

3. Pfizer Ltd & Anr Vs Union of India & Anr and Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd Vs Drugs Controller General of India & Anr. [Batch matters]

[Items 15-400, Court 12]

Bench: RS Endlaw J.

Petitions challenging the Govt’s notification banning FDC drugs.

Today in Court- This case will be heard tomorrow.

4. Delhi Prosecutors Welfare Association v Rajiv Mehrishi & Anr.

[Item 39, Court 13- CONT.CAS(C) 224/2016]

Bench- JR Midha J.

Check evening updates.

Today in Court- This case could not be tracked. Any leads/inputs would be appreciated.

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