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The B&B Causelist #135: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #135: Cases we track today

Shruti Mahajan

A summary of important cases from the causelist of the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court and the Madras High Court.

The causelist will be updated in the evening to reflect the developments in court today.


  • M Siddiq (D) through LRS v. Mahant Suresh Das

Item 501 in Court 1 –  Civil Appeal 10866/10867/2010

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, DY Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer

The case concerning Ram Mandir –  Babri Masjid dispute. During the last hearing, the Court had allowed for the mediation process to go on untill July 31 and had sought its report on August 1. Today the Court will consider the future course of action in the matter.

Today in Court: The Court held that the mediation process has failed to arrive at any final settlement and has set the date for hearing of the case from August 6 onwards. The case will be heard on a daily basis.

  • Gujarat High Court Advocates Association vs Union of India

Item 24 in Court 1 – WP (C) 841/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi with Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose

Petition taking objection to the Central government’s reluctance to appoint Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. Read more here.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned

  • Vijay Vittal Mallya vs UOI

Item no 32 in Court no. 1 – SLP (C) NO. 17120/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi with Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice Aniruddha Bose

This petition is filed against the order of the Bombay High court and prays  for a stay on the confiscation of properties owned by Vijay Mallya and his family.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned