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A list of important cases from the causelist of the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court.

TABLE OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

  • Clarence Pais v. Union of India & Ors.

Delhi High Court

  • ITC Limited v. Britannia Industries Limited
  • Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools v. Delhi Development Authority and Ors.
  • Prashant Kumar Umrao v. Government of NCT Delhi

SUMMARY OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

1Clarence Pais v. Union of India & Ors.

[Item 107 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 57/2013]

Bench: Chief Justice JS Khehar, DY Chandrachud JJ.

Petition seeking recognition of the decisions of Ecclesiastical courts. The larger issue in this batch of petitions is the introduction of the Uniform Civil Code.

Today in Court: The Supreme Court today ruled that the decisions of such courts would not have legally binding value.

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 Delhi High Court

1. ITC Limited v. Britannia Industries Limited

[CS (Comm) 1128/2016; Court No. 23 Item No. 4]

Bench: Deepa Sharma J.

Check evening updates.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned.

2. Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools v. Delhi Development Authority and Ors.

[W.P. (C) 272/2017; Court No. 10 Item No. 34]

Bench: Manmohan J.

Over 400 private schools built on the DDA land have opposed the government notification regarding the admissions in nursery schools on the basis of the “neighbourhood” principle.

Today in Court: The bench refused a plea to a higher bench and listed the matter for further hearing tomorrow.

3. Prashant Kumar Umrao v. Government of NCT Delhi

[W.P. (C) 530/2017; Court No. 16 Item No. 24]

Bench: Sanjeev Sachdeva J.

Plea seeking to restrain Aam Aadmi Party government from going ahead with its two-day Winter Session of Assembly which has already commenced.

Today in Court: The bench adjourned the matter for Feb 6 after asking the petitioner to make the Assembly a party to the case.