The B&B Causelist #140: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #140: 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.

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


  • Assam Public Works vs Union of India

Item 1501 in Court No. 1 – WP (C) No. 274/2009

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Rohinton Nariman

Order in Assam NRC case.

  • 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

Hearing in the Ram Mandir – Babri Masjid dispute. Senior Advocate K Parasaran is making submissions.

  • Tehseen Poonawalla v. Union of India

Item 65 in Court 3 – WP(C ) 1017/ 2019

Bench: Justices Arun Mishra, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi

PIL moved by Tehseen Poonawalla against the continued detention of political leaders, the undeclared curfew and shutdown of services in Jammu and Kashmir following the Government’s decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution.

  • In Re Alarming Rise in the Number of Reported Child Rape Incidents

Bench:  Item 61 in court 6 – SMW(Crl) No. 1/2019

Bench: Justices Deepak Gupta and BR Gavai

Suo Motu case registered by the Supreme Court concerning rise in incidents of child rape. The Court is currently dealing with the Unnao Rape case.


  • Ariz Khan & Anr vs UOI & Ors

Item 55 in Court 7- W.P.(C) 8398/2019 

Bench : Justice Vibhu Bakhru

The case pertains to a plea to stay the release of the film Batla House.

Today in Court: The Court allowed the release of the film subject to certain modifications.

Read the full story here.

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