The B&B Causelist #9: Alok Verma, S Gurumurthy and more

The B&B Causelist #9: Alok Verma, S Gurumurthy and more

Bar & Bench

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

The causelist will be updated in the evening to reflect the developments in court today.


  • In Re: Filling up of vacancies

Item 1 in court 1 – SMW(C) No. 2/2018

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, SK Kaul, KM Joseph JJ.

  • Alok Kumar Verma Vs Union Of India And Anr.

Item no. 2 in Court 1 – W.P.(C) No. 1309/2018

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Sanjay Kishan Kaul, KM Joseph, JJ

Petition by CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the orders passed by Central government divesting him of his powers and sending him on a leave in the wake of an infighting in the agency between the top two officials. The matter remains part heard and arguments will continue today.


  • Delhi High Court Bar Association vs S Gurumurthy 

Item no. 20 in Court no. 34– CONT.CAS.(CRL) 10/2018

Bench: Siddharth Mridul and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal, JJ.

The case pertains to the contempt petition filed by the Delhi High Court Bar Association against Chartered Accountant S Gurumurthy for making scandalous allegations against Justice S Muralidhar.

Today in Court: Court was informed that S Gurumurthy will appear before the Delhi High Court on December 11.

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