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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
Item 5 in Court 1 – W.P.(C) No. 579/2019
Bench: CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices Deepak Gupta, and Sanjiv Khanna
This petition is filed by a Congress MP against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah stating that the two have violated the model code of conduct during the general elections. Petition seeks directions to the EC to take action against the two leaders.
Today in Court: The Supreme Court today directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to decide on the pending representations before it before May 6
Item 2 in Court No. 2 – WP (C) No. 55/2019
Bench: Justices SA Bobde, Navin Sinha, and Indira Banerjee
This PIL challenges the Government’s decision to grant ten percent reservation to the members of the general category who belong to the Economically weaker sections.
Today in Court: The matter was adjourned
DELHI HIGH COURT
Item no. 15 in Court 7- W.P.(C) 13395/2018
Bench: Justice Vibhu Bakhru
The case pertains to J&J’s challenge to the Reports of the two Committees formed to examine the issues relating to its faulty Hip Implants. The two committees have determined the formula to compute the compensation for affected patients.
Today in Court: The Court directed J&J to pay Rs 25 lakh each to four patients.
Read the full story here.
Item no. 5 in Court 33- WP(Crl) 863/2019
Bench: Justices Hima Kohli and Vinod Goel
The case pertains to Robet Vadra’s plea seeking to quash an enforcement case information report (ECIR) registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case.
Today in Court: The Court granted additional time to ED to file its reply and adjourned the matter till July 18.