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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.
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
National Federation of Societies for Fast Justice vs UOI
Item 1 in Court 2 - WP(C) No. 1026/2019
Bench: Justices NV Ramana, Ajay Rastogi and V Ramasubramanian
This matter concersn setting up of Gram Nyayalaya on grass root level across the country in compliance with the law for the same to ensure access to public.
Union of India vs Mukesh
Item 301 in Court 5 - SLP (Crl) No. 1183-85/2020
Bench: Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan, and AS Bopanna
This SLP is filed against the decision of the Delhi High Court which had held that the four death row convicts in the Nirbahaya case cannot be hanged separately. The Centre and govt of NCT through the LG had moved the Court seeking permission to execute the convicts separately based on the exhaustion of their legal remedies.
AG Perivalan vs State of Tamil Nadu
Item 26 in Court 11 - SLP (Crl) No. 10039-10040/2016
Bench: Justices L Nageswara Rao and Deepak Gupta
This matter relates to the assassin convicted for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
DELHI HIGH COURT
Sanjay Hegde vs Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology & Anr
Item 30 in Court 20- W.P.(C) 13275/2019
Bench: Justice Naveen Chawla
The case pertains to Senior Advocate Sanjay Hegde’s challenge the suspension of his Twitter account.
Subodh Gupta vs Herdsceneand & Ors
Item in Court 21 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 matter was settled with Herdsceneand agreeing to remove the defamatory content.
ROUSE AVENUE COURT
Brinda Karat & Anr vs State- CTcases/4/2010
Bench: ACMM Vishal Pahuja
The case pertains to Brinda Karat's plea seeking registration of FIR against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma for their inflammatory speeches against Citizenship (Amedment) Act, 2019 protestors.
Today in Court: The Court granted 15 days time to Crime Branch to conclude its inquiry.