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The B&B Causelist #54:September 10, 2015 (Evening Updates)

Murali Krishnan

Supreme Court

1. For judgment: AG v. Shiv Kumar Yadav

[Item 1A in court 3 – Arising from SLP(Crl.) 1899-1900/2015] 

Heard by Justice JS Khehar and Justice AK Goel.

This is the appeal filed by the Uber rape victim challenging the decision of the Delhi High Court to allow re-examination of witnesses.

You can read a detailed report of the case here. 

Today in court: The court allowed the appeal thereby disallowing the re-examination of witnesses and also lifted the stay on the trial. You can read a detailed report here.

2. Parivartan & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors.

[Item 101 in court 2 – Writ Petition (Civil) 93/2004]

Bench: TS Thakur J., Kurian Joseph J.

Petition pertaining to protection for whistleblowers. The Centre had sought an adjournment at the last hearing. The court is now hearing arguments on the working of the Central Vigilance Commission and how it can be made more transparent.

Today in court: This matter was not taken up.