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The B&B Causelist #187: Cases we track today
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The B&B Causelist #187: Cases we track today

Shruti Mahajan

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

  • Indore Development Authority and Etc. and Ors vs Manoharlal (For Order)

Item 501 in Court 4 -SLP(C) No. 9036-9038/2016

Bench: Justices Arun Mishra, Vineet Saran, Indira Banerjee, MR Shah and Ravindra Bhat

The case concerns the interpretation of Section 24 of Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (Land Acquisition Act, 2013)

  • Gujarat High Court Advocates Association vs Union of India

Item 27 in Court 1 – WP (C) 841/2019

Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice Surya Kant

Petition regarding appointment of Justice Akil Kureshi as Chief Justice of Tripura High Court. The Central government is yet to notify the same.

  • Anuradha Bhasin vs UOI

Item 3 in Court 3 – W.P.(C) No. 1031/2019

Bench: Justices NV Ramana, R Subhash Reddy, and BR Gavai

This petition filed by the Editor of Kashmir Times seeks challenges 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in the valley which has been under clampdown since August 5 when the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked.

  • Ghulam Nabi Azad vs Union of India

Item 4 in Court 3 – W.P.(C) No. 1164/2019

Bench: Justices NV Ramana, R Subhash Reddy, and BR Gavai

Petition filed by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Azad had sought permission to visit Kashmir and had also sought production of government orders under which communication restrictions and curfew were imposed.