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The B&B Causelist #12 of 2020: 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.


Indian Union of Muslim Leage vs Union of India

Item 4 in Court 1 - WP (C) No. 1470/2019

Bench: CJI SA Bobde with Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Sanjiv Khanna

This matter along with a set of over 130 petitions of the recently passed controversial legislation, the Citizenship Amendment Act. Most of these petitions challenge the validity of the CAA, while a handful of them are filed in support of the Amendment Act. The Transfer petition filed by the Centre seeking transfer of similar petition from the High Courts to the Supreme Court is also li

  • ML Sharma vs Union of India

Item 501 in Court 2 - WP (C) No 1013/2019

Bench: Justices NV Ramana, Sanjay Kishan Kaul, R Subhsash Reddy, BR Gavai, and Surya Kant

This batch of petitions challenges the abrogation of Article 370.


  • Subodh Gupta vs Herdsceneand & Ors

Item in Court 8 in Court 45- CS(OS) 483/2019

Bench: Justice Rajiv Endlaw

The plea concerns Subodh Gupta's plea against publication of “defamatory content” on an anonymous Instagram account, ‘Herdsceneand'.

Today in Court: The Court heard submissions on impleadment applications by two Unions.


  • State vs Shashi Tharoor – SC/5/2019

Bench: Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar

The case pertains to Delhi Police’s case against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection to the mysterious death of his wife in Hotel Leela in 2014.

Today in Court: Judge was on leave.

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