The B&B Causelist #68: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #68: 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.


  • Prakash Singh v. Union of India [For Judgment]

Item 1501 in court 1 – WP (c) 310/ 1996

Bench: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, L Nageswara Rao, Sanjiv Khanna JJ. 

Judgment in plea concerning the appointment of DGPs in various States in supersession of Senior officers.

Today in Court: The Court, in its judgment, laid down that the IPS officers who have a minimum residual tenure of six months left before retirement can only be considered for appointment to the post of DGP.

  • Gopalakrishnan @ Dileep vs the State of Kerala

Item no. 1 in Court no. 9 – SLP(Crl) No. 10189/2018

Bench: AM Khanwilkar, Ajay Rastogi, JJ.

This petition is filed by Malayalam cine actor Dileep who is seeking access to certain footage of an alleged sexual assault that he was party to. He is an accused in a case relating to the abduction of a Malayali actress and has approached the Supreme Court with this prayer after the Kerala High Court rejected his plea.

Today in Court: The matter is adjourned till April 3.

  • Kishan Khubchand Korani v. State of Gujarat

Item 5 in court 9 – Crl. A. 859/2018

Bench: AM Khanwilkar, Ajay Rastogi, JJ.

Bail Applications by two convicts in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre in Gujarat.

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