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The B&B Causelist #40: August 21, 2015

Smrithi Suresh

Supreme Court

1. Delhi Grameen Samaj & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors.

Item 6 in court 4 – Writ Petition (Civil) 184/2015

Bench: JS Khehar J., NV Ramana J.

Petitions challenging the Land acquisition amendment ordinances issued by the Central government.

You can read more about the case here.

Today in Court: After the Union sought more time to file its replies, the Bench granted them time of four weeks and adjourned the matter.

2. All India Bank Officers Confederation & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors.

Item 70 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 553/2015

Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J.

 A fresh public interest litigation petition.

Today in Court: The matter was tagged with another matter, which was filed by the former President of All India Bank Officers Confederation, KD Khera. 

3. Bar Council of India & Anr. v. Praveen Kumar & Ors.

Item 25 in court 3 – SLP (Civil)…../2015

Bench: Anil R Dave J., AK Goel J.

 Check evening updates to know more about this case.

Today in Court: This matter will be taken up on Monday.

 4. Al Hindi Party & Anr. v. Union of India & Ors.

Item 69 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 549/2015

Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J.

 A fresh public interest litigation petition

Today in Court: This case could not be tracked. Any update/information would be appreciated.

 6. 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 batch of petitions challenging the Kerala government’s liquor policy to disallow bars in all hotels except 5-star hotels. Petitioners concluded their submissions yesterday and Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal began his arguments for the Kerala government. Hearing will continue today.

Today in Court: Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal argued throughout the day for the Kerala Government. He is expected to continue his submissions on the next date of hearing i.e. Tuesday.

Delhi High Court

 Edara Gopichand Vs Union of India & Anr. 

[Item 19, Court 1: WP (C) 8013/2015]

Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini & Jayant Nath J.

A petition seeking quashing of the certification issued to the movie “Grand Masti” alleging that it has highly objectionable content. The matter was mentioned before a Division Bench of Justices BD Ahmed & Sanjeev Sachdeva who listed the matter for today.

The petition has also sought a stay on the television broadcast of the movie on August 22.

Today in Court: The Bench issued notice on the petition, stayed the TV broadcast of the movie and posted the matter for further hearing on September 14.

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