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The B&B Causelist #21 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.


  • Indira Jaising vs Secretary General

Item no. 1 in Court 3 -MA 2670/2019 in WP (C) No. 66/2018

Bench: Justices Arum Mishra, Vineet Saran, and MR Shah

This matter concerns facilitating live streaming of Court proceedings in important matters and matters concerning national importance.

  • Zakia Ahsan Jafri vs State of Gujarat

Item no. 3 in Court 7 - Diary No. 34207-2018

Bench: Justices AM Khanwilkar and Dinesh Maheshwari

This matter concerns the death of Congress MP Ehsan Jafri in th Gulbarg Society Massacre during the Gujarat riots of 2002.


  • Rizwan vs UOI & Ors

Item 4 in Court No 1- W.P.(C) 13457/2019

Bench: Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar

The plea seeks the constitution of a fact-finding committee to look into the incidents of violence which took place at Jamia Milia Islamia University following protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned till April 29 after Centre sought time to file reply.

  • 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: Herdsceneand informed the Court that there were attempts to settle the issue.

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