The B&B Causelist #400:Forest Rights, Vodafone v. TRAI & more
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The B&B Causelist #400:Forest Rights, Vodafone v. TRAI & more

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

TABLE OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

  • Wildlife Trust of India & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors.

Delhi High Court

  • Swaraj India v. State Election Commission and Anr
  • Vodafone Mobile Services Limited and Ors v. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
  • Vodafone India Ltd and Ors v. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

SUMMARY OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

1. Wildlife Trust of India & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors.

 [Item 3 in court 3 – Writ Petition (C) 50/2008]

Bench: J Chelameswar, Abhay Manohar Sapre, Amitava Roy JJ.

The case pertains to a challenge posed by certain environmental activist groups – the Wildlife Trust of India being one of them – to the Forest Rights Act of 2006 and the subsequent Rules of 2008 framed under the Act.

Today in Court: This matter could not be tracked. Any suggestions/updates are welcome.

Delhi High Court

1. Swaraj India v. State Election Commission and Anr

[W.P. (C) 2409/2017; Court No. 8 Item No. 1]

Bench: Hima Kohli J.

Delhi High Court verdict on the plea by Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India for a common symbol for the upcoming MCD elections.

Today in Court: The bench dismissed the plea of the political party.

2. Vodafone Mobile Services Limited and Ors v. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India 

[W.P. (C) 10985/2015; Court No. 1 Item No. 17]

Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini, Sangita Dhingra Sehgal J.

Petition filed by Vodafone challenging a TRAI Regulation on interconnection usage charges that was aimed at lowering call rates.

Today in Court: The bench adjourned the matter.

3. Vodafone India Ltd and Ors v. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

[W.P. (C) 766/2017; Court No. 16 Item No. 29]

Bench: Sanjeev Sachdeva J.

Vodafone’s challenge to Reliance’s promotional offers in the ‘blatant violation’ of TRAI’s tariff orders.

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