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The B&B Causelist #210: Jayalalithaa, RK Pachauri, Sushil Kumar & more

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

LIST OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

  • State of Karnataka v. Selvi J Jayalalithaa & Ors.

Delhi High Court

  • AX v. Union of India
  • Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri Vs Indu Jain and Ors.
  • Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd v Antrix Corporation Ltd.
  • Taxation Bar Association (Regd.) v Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi & Anr.
  • Sushil Kumar v Union of India
  • Mukesh Kumar & Ors v Registrar General, Delhi High Court & Ors.

SUMMARY OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

1. State of Karnataka v. Selvi J Jayalalithaa & Ors.

[Item 5 in court 2 – SLP (Crl.) 6117-6120/2015]

Bench: Pinaki Chandra Ghose, Amitava Roy JJ.

The appeal against the judgment of the Karnataka High Court acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

Delhi High Court

1. AX v. Union of India

[Item 6 in Court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 8622/2015]

Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini, Jayant Nath J.

A petition filed by a TERI researcher who had levelled sexual harrassment charges against former TERI Chief RK Pachauri. The petition seeks to challenge the manner in which TERI has been handling the entire issue and why no action had been taken against Pachauri so far.

2. Dr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri v. Indu Jain and Ors.

[Item 56 in Court 13- CONT.CAS(C) 183/2016]

Bench: JR Midha J.

A contempt petition filed by former TERI Chief RK Pachauri seeking action against some media houses for “deliberately” disobeying court orders by publishing averments made against him in connection with the sexual harrassment case lodged against him by a TERI researcher.

Today in Court- This case was adjourned to be heard on September 9.

3Devas Multimedia Pvt Ltd v. Antrix Corporation Ltd.   

[Item 50 in Court 23- O.M.P.(I) 558/2015]

Bench: Manmohan Singh J.

The arbitration dispute between Devas and Antrix.

Today in Court- Senior Advocate Gourab Banerjee has begun his submissions for Antrix Corporation in the case. The case will now be heard in July.

4. Taxation Bar Association (Regd.) v. Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi & Anr. 

[Item 18 in Court 1- W.P.(C) 5263/2016]

Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini, Jayant Nath J.

A fresh petition. Check evening updates.

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

5. Sushil Kumar v. Union of India

[Item 50 in Court 10- W.P.(C) 4514/2016]

Bench: Manmohan J.

Petition filed by professional wrestler Sushil Kumar seeking conduct of trials for selection to the 74-kg men’s freestyle event at the Rio Olympics. Olympic medallist Kumar and fellow wrestler Narsingh Yadav are engaged in a selection battle for a spot in the wrestling squad going to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The spot is in the 74-kg freestyle wrestling category.

Today in Court- This case will continue to be heard tomorrow. Senior Advocate Amit Sibal is appearing for Sushil Kumar.

6. Mukesh Kumar & Ors v. Registrar General, Delhi High Court & Ors. 

[Item 3 in Court 33 – WP(C) 10113/2015]

Bench: GS Sistani, Sangita Dhingra Sehgal JJ. 

Check evening updates.

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

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