Incumbent Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana had a hectic penultimate day in the Supreme Court on Thursday, hearing four high-profile cases..A day before he is set to demit office, many important matters were listed before him for hearing today.Four such cases were heard by benches headed by the CJI himself while one matter was heard by a bench headed by CJI-designate, UU Lalit. Below is what transpired in the five cases..1. Remission of Bilkis Bano convicts.Cause title: Subhashini Ali v. State of GujaratPetitioners: CPI(M) leader Subhasini Ali, independent journalist and filmmaker Revati Laul and former philosophy professor and activist Roop Rekh Varma.Bench: CJI NV Ramana and Justices Ajay Rastogi and Vikram NathAbout the case: Plea challenging the decision of the Gujarat government to grant remission to 11 convicts who had gangraped Bilkis Bano and murdered her family members during the 2002 Gujarat Riots.What happened today: The Court issued notice to the Gujarat government and directed the 11 convicts to be added as parties to the case.Read more here..2. Pegasus.Cause title: Manohar Lal Sharma v. Union of IndiaPetitioners: Advocate ML Sharma, Rajya Sabha MP John Brittas, Director of Hindu Group of publications N Ram, founder of Asianet Sashi Kumar, Editors Guild of India, journalists Rupesh Kumar Singh, Ipsa Shatakshi, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, SNM Abidi and Prem Shankar Jha.Bench: CJI NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima KohliAbout the case: A slew of petitions seeking a probe into allegations that the Pegasus spyware created by an Israel company was used by the Government of India to snoop on several persons including Indian journalists, activists, lawyers, officials, a former Supreme Court judge and others by infecting their electronic devices.The Supreme Court had constituted a three-member expert committee to probe the scandal.What happened today: The committee reported that the Pegasus spyware was not found in the 29 mobile phones examined by it.After examining the report, the Court noted that while some malware was found in 5 out of the 29 devices, it was not Pegasus. The Bench also noted that Government of India did not assist the committee and hinted at the possibility of uploading the report on the Court website.Read more here..3. Review petition against PMLA Judgment.Cause title: Karti P Chidambaram v. The Directorate of EnforcementPetitioner: Karti P ChidambaramBench: CJI NV Ramana, Justice Dinesh Maheshwari and Justice CT RavikumarAbout the case: Open court hearing in the review petition filed by Congress lawmaker Karti Chidambaram challenging the top court's July 27 verdict upholding the validity of provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The verdict saw stringent bail conditions in money-laundering cases being upheld, in variance with earlier Supreme Court decisions.What happened today: The Court issued notice to the Central government on two specific issues which, in its opinion, needed a re-look:Not providing accused with the Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR)Reversal of presumption of innocence.Read more here..4. PM Narendra Modi Security Breach.Cause title: Lawyers Voice v. State of PunjabPetitioner: Lawyers VoiceBench: CJI NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima KohliAbout the case: An organisation called Lawyers Voice sought a court-monitored probe into the alleged security breach during PM Narendra Modi's Punjab visit on January 5.The Court had, on January 12, appointed a Committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice Indu Malhotra to probe the matter.What happened today: The Committee informed the Court that the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Ferozepur failed to discharge his duty to maintain law and order.The Court also noted that the Committee had suggested remedial measures to be taken to safeguard the Prime Minister's security.Read more here. .5. Teesta Setalvad bailCause title: Teesta Atul Setalvad v. State of GujaratPetitioner: Teesta Atul SetalvadBench: Justices UU Lalit, S Ravindra Bhat, Sudhanshu DhuliaAbout the case: A bail plea filed by activist Teesta Setalvad after she was arrested for allegedly fabricating documents to frame high-ranking officials including then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Godhra Riots cases.The Court had issued notice in the matter on August 22.What happened today: The matter was adjourned after the Central government sought time to file a reply. It will be heard as the first item on August 30.