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The B&B Causelist #24 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.


  • Manohar Lal Sharma vs PMO

Item 301 in Court 1 - WP (Crl) No. 120/2012

Bench: CJI SA Bobde and Justice Deepak Gupta

This matter pertains to the probe in the coal block allocation scam.

  • Union of India vs Mukesh

Item 301 in Court 5 - SLP (Crl) No. 1183-1185/2020

Bench: Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan, and AS Bopanna

The Centre has come in appeal against the decision of the Delhi High Court which had held that the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya case of 2012 cannot be hanged separately.

  • Amit Sahni vs Commissioner of Police

Item 11 in Court 12 - SLP (C) No. 2456/2020

  • Nand Kishore Garg vs UOI

Item 52 in Court 12 - WP (C) No. 268/2020

Bench: Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and KM Joseph

These matters pertain to the anti-CAA protests being carried out in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh area and seek for the removal of protesters from the Kalindi Kunj road to prevent further obstruction to the common piublic.


  • MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani – CT Cases/5/2019

Bench: Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja

The case pertains to MJ Akbar’s criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani after she accused Akbar of sexual harassment.

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