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The B&B Causelist #143: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #143: 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.


  • 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 CS Vaidyanathan is making submissions.

  • Tarun Tejpal vs State of Goa

Item 1501 in Court 4 – SLP(Crl) No. 1383/2018

Bench: Justices Arun Mishra, MR Shah, and BR Gavai

Judgment in Tarun  Tejpal’s plea seeking quashing of charges against him in the sexual harassment case.

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

Bench:  Item 25 in court 13 – SMW(Crl) No. 1/2019

Bench: Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose

Suo Motu case registered by the Supreme Court concerning the rise in incidents of child rape. Along with it, the Court is hearing the Unnao Rape case, and the case concerning the establishment of Human Rights Courts.


  • Great Legalization Movement India Trust vs UOI

Item 26 in Court No. 37 – W.P.(C) 7608/2019 

Bench: Justices GS Sistani, Jyoti Singh

This plea pertains to a challenge to the prohibition and criminalization of the use of cannabis in India.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned with a direction to list it before the Chief Justice’s Court for the next hearing.