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The B&B Causelist #15: July 17, 2015

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Delhi High Court

1. Prashant Bhushan v. Union of India & Anr.

[Item 17 in Court 13 – Writ Petition (Civil) 1524/2015]

Prashant Bhushan’s petition challenging the denial of passport of full validity to him. Bhushan’s passport was valid only for a year as opposed to a standard passport that is valid for 10 years.

A Single Judge Bench had issued notice on the petition while observing that ‘the validity of a passport could only be restricted if a Court impounds the document or puts restrictions on foreign travel.’

Today in CourtAfter posting the matter before a Division Bench headed by Chief Justice G Rohini, Justice VP Vaish adjourned the matter for hearing on July 23.

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