Supreme Court.1. Anand Rai v. Union of India.[Item 74 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Crl) 114/2015].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Arun Mishra J., Amitava Roy J..Petition seeking CBI investigation into medical and dental entrance exams in Madhya Pradesh. The petitioners had contended that the scam is linked to the Vyapam scam and separate investigation into it “will not make sense”..Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal who had represented the petitioners during the last hearing had submitted that the matter should be considered along with the petitions relating to Vyapam scam. The Court had issued notice to the Centre in the case on whether the CBI should probe the matter or not..Today in court: Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the government submitted that the dispute pertains to private quota seats in private medical colleges and the State government has got nothing to do with it. “Some scam has taken place with respect to private seats in private medical colleges. The government has got nothing to do with it. No government officials are involved”, said Rohatgi..The Court, however, said that since the CBI has been entrusted with the investigation of Vyapam scam, it wanted a definitive opinion on whether CBI should be involved in this case too. It has now asked the State government to respond within two weeks whether it wants a CBI investigation or not..2. Tarunjit Tejpal v. State of Goa.[Item 78 in court 1 – SLP (Crl) 66/2015].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Arun Mishra J..This case pertains to the sexual harassment by former Tehelka editor, Tarun Tejpal. Check evening updates to know more about the case..Today in court: This case was not taken up today..3. Karma Dorjee & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors..[Item 308 in Court 9 – Writ Petition (Civil) 103/2014].Bench: Madan B Lokur J., UU Lalit J..A petition filed after Nido Taniam from Arunachal Pradesh was beaten to death in Delhi. The petition has asked for framing a mechanism to deal with race-related crimes. You can read more about the petition here..Today in court: This case could not be tracked..4. The Kerala Bar Hotels Association & Anr. v. State of Kerala & Ors. .[Item 101 in court 11 – Civil Appeal 4157/2015].Bench: Vikramajit Sen J., Shiva Kirti Singh J..A challenge to the liquor-ban in Kerala. Senior Advocate Aryama Sundaram, appearing for the bar owners yesterday, had contended violation of article 14 and argued that the classification by the statute between five star bars and other bars does not have any nexus with the object sought to be achieved. The hearing will continue today..Today in court: Senior Advocate Aryama Sundaram completed his arguments. Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi is now making submissions on behalf of four star bar owners. Advocate Kaleeswaram Raj objected to the AG appearing on behalf of private parties citing violation of Law Officers (Conditions of Service) Rules, 1987. The Court, however, turned this down saying that it was for the government to look into and not the court..Rohatgi was on his legs when the court rose for the day. The hearing will resume on August 18..5. Kuldeep Singh v. Registrar General, High Court of Delhi & Anr..[Item 37 in court 2 – SLP(C) NO. 2221/2015] .Bench: TS Thakur J., R Banumathi J..Check evening updates to know more about this case..Today in court: This case could not be tracked..6. X v. State of Haryana.[Item 5 in court 4 – Writ Petition (Crl) 85/2015.Bench: JS Khehar J., AK Goel J..Check evening updates to know more about this case..Today in court: This petition pertains to the alleged sexual abuse of the student in Jindal University. The accused are students of Jindal Gobal Law School. The complainant today prayed that the court should give directions with respect to treating of certian digital records. The Court, however, turned down this request and disposed of the petition in the following terms:.“After the arrest of the accused, and the filing of the charge sheet, we are satisfied, that nothing further survives in the instant petition. It shall however be open to the petitioner to move any further application before the trial Court for adequate directions, in accordance with law. .The writ petition stands disposed of in the aforesaid terms.”.7. Goa Foundation v. Union of India.[Item 1 in Court 7 – Writ Petition (Civil) 435/2012].Bench: FML Kalifulla J., UU Lalit J..This case pertains to the mining of iron ore in Goa. Check evening updates to know more about this case..Today in court: This is a plea by Vedanta Limited seeking exemption from contributing to social impact funds set up in Goa as per the directions of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court in its judgment had mandated that 10 per cent of the sale proceeds from the iron ore mined from Goa should go to the Goa Iron Ore Permanent Fund..However, after amendments to the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957, the Goa government set up a District Mineral Foundation (DMF) for collecting funds to ensure sustainable development in mining activities. Vedanta wants exemption from the condition mandated by the Supreme Court judgment since the MMDR Act now provides for a similar “impact fund”..The Court issued notice to the Central government and State of Goa in this petition..Delhi High Court.1. Gopal Gupta Vs GNCT of Delhi & Ors.[Item 7, Court 1- WP (C) 7446/2015].Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini., Jayant Nath J..A petition which seeks quashing of a notification issued by the AAP government, that had enhanced the circle late of agricultural land in Delhi by three times..The plea stated that the notification was issued without any authority and such powers rest with the Lt Governor alone..Today in Court: After holding that ‘no case was made out’ under the petition, the Bench dismissed the matter..2. Gulab Singh Vs State (NCT of Delhi & Ors).[Item 52, Court 31- Bail Appln. 1649/2015].Bench: Ashutosh Kumar J..An anticipatory bail plea filed by AAP MLA Gulab Singh who allegedly assaulted a junior engineer during a demolition drive..Sessions Court had rejected Singh’s bail after which he approached the HC. The matter was mentioned yesterday before a Division Bench of Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva..Today in Court: The Court granted protection from arrest to Singh. 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