The B&B Causelist #91: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #91: Cases we track today

Aditi Singh

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.


  • In Re: Matter of great public importance touching upon the independence of Judiciary

Item no. 301 in Court 4 – SMW(C) No. 1/2019

Bench: Justices Arun Mishra, Rohinton Nariman, and Deepak Gupta

This matter was taken up by the Court suo moto after allegations of sexual harassment were levelled against the Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi by a former Supreme Court staffer.

Today in Court: The Court granted protection to Utsav Bains. The matter stood adjourned for tomorrow


  • Bejon K Mishra vs UOI & ORs 

Item no. 60 in Court 1- CM APPL. 19069/2019 

Bench: Chief Justice Rajendra Menon,  Justice Anup J Bhambhani

This plea seeks a full refund of the airfare to ensure passengers affected by the suspension of Jet Airways services.

Today in Court: The case was adjourned till May 1.


  • Grace Banu Ganesan v State of Tamil Nadu and ors

Item no. 14 in Court 3 – WP 6052/2019

Bench: Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad

The PIL petition moved by transgender activist Grace Banu Ganesan calls for horizontal reservation for transgender persons in public employment and educational institutions. The High Court had issued notice in the matter last month.

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