The B&B Causelist #157: Cases we track today

The B&B Causelist #157: Cases we track today

Bar & Bench

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

  • Central Bureau of Investigation vs Kalyan Singh

Item no. 43 in Court 5 – MA 1166/2019 in Crl.A. No. 751/2017

Bench: Justices Rohinton Nariman and Surya Kant

This case relates to the criminal trial in the Babri demolition case in which senior BJP leaders are the main accused.

  • Facebook vs Union of India

Item no. 54 in Court 13 – T.P.(C) No. 1943-1946/2019

Bench: Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose

This petition filed by the social media giants seeks transfer of the proceedings concerning linkage of Aadhaar with the social media profiles as well as WhatsApp traceability from various High Courts to the Supreme Court.

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