The B&B Causelist #154: Cases we track today
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The B&B Causelist #154: 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.

SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

  • Mohammad Aleem Syed vs Union of India

Item 301 in Court 1 – W.P.(Crl.) No. 225/2019

  • Sitaram Yechury vs Union of India

Item 302 in Court 1 – W.P.(Crl.) No. 229/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer

Habeas Corpus petitions seeking production of persons detained in Kashmir.

In the petition filed by CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury for the production of former MLA Mohammed Tarigami, Court had given permission to Yechury to go to Kashmir to meet Tarigami.

  • Iltija vs Union of India

Item 304 in Court 1 – W.P.(Crl.) No. 250/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer

Petitioner is the daughter of former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti and has moved the Supreme Court seeking Court’s help in meeting her mother in Kashmir.

  • Gujarat High Court Advocates Association vs Union of India

Item 304 in Court 1 – WP (C) 841/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer

Petition taking objection to the Central government’s reluctance to appoint Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. The Court had last time stated that it had received a reply from the Law Ministry on the issue and the same will be placed before the Collegium for consideration. Read more here.

  • Anuradha Bhasin vs UOI

Item 305 in Court 1 – W.P.(C) No. 1031/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer

This petition filed by the Editor of Kashmir Times seeks relaxation on restrictions on the media and communication in the valley which has been under clampdown since August 5 when the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked. Other similar petitions are tagged with this matter

  • 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

  • P Chidambaram vs Directorate of Enforcement

Item 1 in Court 6 – SLP (Crl) No. 7523/2019

Bench: Justices R Banumathi and AS Bopanna

Appeal by Senior Advocate and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram challenging the order passed by the Delhi High Court which had denied him anticipatory bail in the INX Media Case. CBI and ED have both sought the arrest of Chidambaram. The Court is expected to pass orders in the case today.

  • P Chidambaram vs CBI

Item 6 in Court 6 – SLP(Crl) No. 7618-7619/2019

Bench: Justices R Banumathi and AS Bopanna

SLP filed by P Chidambaram challenging the order of the Special CBI Judge remanding the former finance minister to Police Custody in INX Media case registered against him by the CBI.

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