Supreme Court of India.1. Goa Foundation v. M/s Sesa Sterlite Ltd and Ors..[Item 44 in court 1 – SLP(C)… /2014].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J..A petition challenging the renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases and has sought CBI inquiry into the grant of the same. It has also sought a stay on the operation of these leases. When the matter was last heard, Justice UU Lalit had recused himself citing his shareholding in one of the Respondent companies..Today in court: The matter will be heard on Friday next week by another Bench which is hearing related cases..2. Anand Rai v. Union of India & Ors..[Item 54 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Crl) 114/2015].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J..Petition seeking CBI investigation into irregularities in medical and dental examination in Madhya Pradesh concerning private medical colleges. The petitioners’ contention is that the exams are linked to the Vyapam scam and separate investigation into it will not make sense. The Court had issued notice in the case on July 16. When the matter was last heard, respondents were granted three weeks’ time file counter affidavits..Today in court: The matter was adjourned after certain parties sought time to file their responses..3. United Human Rights Federation v. Union of India & Anr..[Item 56 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 764/2015].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J..A fresh public interest litigation petition..Today in court: This petition was withdrawn with the court granting the petitioner the liberty to approach the appropriate forum..4. Nagender Chindam & Ors. v. Union of India & Anr.[Item 57 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 80/2013].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J..This case pertains to NRI voting rights. The Court had allowed the same while directing the Election Commission of India to put forth means to explore alternative options for voting by such overseas electors. The ECI had submitted a report in that regard to the Centre..When the matter was last heard, the Central government, through Additional Solicitor General PS Narasimha, had informed the court that it is proposing to amend Sections 20(6) and 60 of the Representation of People Act, 1951 to enable the Election Commission of India to implement proxy voting and e-ballot voting for NRIs. He had also submitted that the draft note for the Cabinet containing the proposal for the same was circulated to four ministries and their suggestions were considered..He informed the Court that the note will now be will be placed before the Cabinet shortly for its approval. The Court had, therefore, adjourned the matter for two months..Today in court: This case was adjourned for three months..5. Common Cause & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors. .[Item 60 in court 1 – Writ Petition (Civil) 463/2012].Bench: Chief Justice HL Dattu, Amitava Roy J..A plea by former CBI Special Director ML Sharma who is investigating ex-CBI head Ranjit Sinha’s role in the coal scam. Sharma has requested for the original of the entry register/ log book of Ranjit Sinha’s residence to be handed over to him for the purpose of investigation..Today in court: This case was adjourned and will be taken up on November 6..6. Dayanidhi Maran v. State by Deputy Superintendent of Police Central Bureau of Investigation.[Item 6 in court 2 – Special Leave Petition (Civil) 6582-6583/2015].Bench: TS Thakur J., V. Gopala Gowda J..The appeal filed by ex-Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran against a Madras High Court order rejecting anticipatory bail plea. When the matter was heard on August 12, the Supreme Court had stayed the High Court judgment cancelling Maran’s anticipatory bail and had issued notice to CBI. When the matter was last heard, the court had granted time to the parties to complete their pleadings and adjourned the matter..Today in court: Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appeared for the Centre and sought time to complete pleadings. The case will now be taken up on November 27..7. Harvinder Chowdhury v. Union of India.[Item 48 in court 2 – Writ Petition (Crl) 160/2015].Bench: TS Thakur J., V Gopala Gowda J. .This is a petition praying for a ban on websites spreading jokes on Sikh community by portraying them as persons of low intellect..Via 1 Law Street.Today in court: The Court agreed to hear the petitioner and directed that it be listed after 6 weeks. Read the full report here..Delhi High Court.1. M/S BSES Yamuna Power Ltd Vs Govt of NCT of Delhi and Ors., Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. Vs The Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Ors..For Judgment..Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini, RS Endlaw J. .The High Court will pass an order today on the plea of these discoms through which they challenged the decision of the Delhi Govt to conduct an audit of their accounts by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)..2. Vijay Chandra Jha Vs Delhi High Court through Registrar General & Anr..[Item 9, Court 1- WP (C) 10112/2015].Bench: Chief Justice G Rohini, Jayant Nath J..Check evening updates.