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The B&B Causelist #38 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 Karnataka High Court.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

  • Jollu Lakshmi vs Union of India

Item 25 in Court 1 - WP (Crl) No. 71/2020

Bench: CJI Sa Bobde with justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant

This petition concerns a probe in the encounter killing of the four accused in a rape case in Hyderabad in December 2019.

  • Gaurav Bhatia vs State of West Bengal

Item 41 in Court 1 - WP (Crl) No. 185/2018

Bench: CJI Sa Bobde with justices BR Gavai and Surya Kant

This matter relates to the killing of BJP workers in the State of West Bengal

  • Ehteshan Hashmi vs UOI

Item 5 in Court 2 - WP (C) 285/2020

Bench: Justices NV Ramana and V ramasubramanian

This PIL seeks to declare internet shutdowns as illegal

DELHI HIGH COURT

  • Lawyers Voice vs UOI & Ors

Item 40 in Court 1- W.P.(CRL) 588/2020

Bench: Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar

The petition seeks registration of FIR against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for alleged hate speech.

  • Harsh Mander & Anr vs GNCT of Delhi & Ors

Item 33 in Court 1- W.P.(CRL) 565/2020

Bench: Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar

The Court will hear impleadment application in petition by activist Harsh Mander in connection with the ongoing violence in North East Delhi.

ROUSE AVENUE COURT

  • 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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