The B&B Causelist #156: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #156: Cases we track today

Aditi Singh

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

  • Sampurna Behrua Vs Union of India

Item 5 in Court No. 2 – MA 2069/2018 in W.P.(C) No. 473/2005

Bench: Justices NV Ramana, M Mohan Shantanagoudar, and Ajay Rastogi

The Court will pass order today on the question of reuniting the girls lodged in Bihar Shelter Homes with their families in the aftermath of the horrendous instances of sexual abuse at these shelter homes.


  • Shah Faesal vs UOI 

Item 2 in Court 33 – WP (Crl) 2295/2019 

Bench: Justices Manmohan and Sangita Dhingra Sehgal

This is a habeas corpus petition seeking the release of bureaucrat-turned-politician from Jammu and Kashmir, Shah Faesal.

Today in Court: The writ petition was withdrawn.

Read the full story here.

  • P Chidambaram vs CBI

Item 50, 54 in Court 35- CRL.M.C. 4576/2019, BAIL APPLN. 2270/2019

Bench: Justice Suresh Kumar Kait 

The case pertains to P Chidambaram’s regular bail plea in the INX Media case. He has also challenged an order of the Special CBI Court at Rouse Avenue Court Complex sending him to judicial custody till September 19.

Today in Court: The Court issued notice to CBI in the bail plea while the plea challenging judicial reamand was withdrawn.

Read the full story here.

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