Matters to Watch – November 2015

2 Supreme Court of India Bar Council Of India v. Ajayinder Sangwan And Ors. & Etc. – Transfer Petition (C) No. 1364-1366 of 2015
[Challenge to BCI’s Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules, 2015]
3⚡️ Supreme Court of India
Constitution Bench[Court 4 – Item 501]
Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association & Anr. v. Union of India – Writ Petition (C) No. 13 of 2015
[Post-NJAC quashing, discussion over steps to improve the ‘collegium system’]
3⚡️ Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 7]
Shamnad Basheer v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 600 of 2015
(Petition for a permanent body to conduct Common Law Admission Test)
3 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 105]
Parivartan & Ors. v. Union Of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 93 of 2004
(Petition seeking protection of whistle blowers)
5 Supreme Court of India CBI v. Virbhadra Singh & Ors. – Transfer Petition (Crl) No. 425 of 2015 & SLP (Crl) No. 9002-9003 of 2015
[CBI’s appeal against protection to Himachal Pradesh CM and his wife in DA case]
5⚡️ Supreme Court of India
Constitution Bench
[Court 4 – Item 501]
Supreme Court Advocates-on-Record Association & Anr. v. Union of India – Writ Petition (C) No. 13 of 2015
[Post-NJAC quashing, discussion over steps to improve the ‘collegium system’]
5 Supreme Court of India
[Court 7 – Item 301]
Assam Sanmilita Mahasangha & Ors. v. UOI & Ors – Writ Petition (C) No. 562 of 2012
[Bangladeshi illegal migration issue]
5 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 105]
Parivartan & Ors. v. Union Of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 93 of 2004
(Petition seeking protection of whistle blowers)
5⚡️ Supreme Court of India CBI v. Virbhadra Singh & Ors. – Transfer Petition (Crl) No. 425 of 2015 & SLP (Crl) No. 9002-9003 of 2015
[CBI’s appeal against protection to Himachal Pradesh CM and his wife in DA case]
5 Delhi High Court Delhi Waqf Board & Ors v. Union Of India & Ors –  Writ Petition (C) NO. 10047 of 2015
[Waqf Board’s challenge to Delhi government’s decision to supersede it]
6 Supreme Court of India
[Court 3 – Item 57]
Hardik Bharatbhai Patel v. State Of Gujarat & Anr – SLP (Crl) No. 9429 of 2015
Hardik Patel’s appeal against sedition charge
6 Supreme Court of India
[Social Justice Bench]
Writ Petition (C) No. 75 of 2012 – Bachpan Bachao Andolan v. Union Of India & Ors.
[Missing children case]
6 Supreme Court of India
[Social Justice Bench]
Writ Petition (C) No. 382 of 2013 – Independent Thought v. Union of India
[Crimanalisation of marital rape]
6 Supreme Court of India
[Social Justice Bench]
People’S Union For Civil Liberties v. Union Of India & Others – Writ Petition (C) No. 277 of 2015
[Petition against non-implementation of Food Security Act]
6 Supreme Court of India
[Social Justice Bench]
In Re: Indian Express Newspaper Report Dated 10.04.2013 Titled Women (Cops Put Minor Rape Victim In Lock-up – Writ Petition (Crl) No. 203 of 2013)
16 Supreme Court of India
[Chief Court – Item 74]
MC Mehta v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 13029 of 1985 (PIL)
[Delhi pollution matter]
16 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 2]
MC Mehta v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 13381 of 1984
[Taj Mahal pollution case]
16 Supreme Court of India
[Court 9 – Item 301]
Common Cause v. Union of India & Ors. – W.P. (C) No. 463 of 2012
(Coal block allocation case)
16 Supreme Court of India
[Court 4 – Item 9]
Gauri Maulekhi v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 881 of 2014
[PIL against cattle traffiking]
17 Supreme Court of India
[Court 4 – Item 1]
Goa Foundation v. M/s Sesa Sterlite Ltd. & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 711 of 2015
[PIL against renewal of mining lease in Goa]
17⚡️ Supreme Court of India
[Court 5 – Item 6]
Common Cause v. Union of India – Writ Petition (C) No. 678 of 2013
[PIL for removal of former CJI KG Balakrishnan as NHRC chairperson]
17 Supreme Court of India
[Court 5 – Item 4]
 Voluntary Health Association of Punjab v. UOI & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 349 of 2006
[PIL related to pre-natal tests and sex determination]
17 Supreme Court of India
[Court 5 – Item 1]
Kalpana Mehta & Ors. v. UOI & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 558 of 2012
[PIL alleging unauthorised drug tests of vaccine on tribal girls by pharma companies]
17 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 13]
Centre for Public Interest Litigation v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 382 of 2014
[PIL challenging grant of 4G license to Reliance Jio Infocomm]
26 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 10]
Centre for Public Interest Litigation v. UOI & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 128 of 2015
[PIL against alleged political-bureaucratic-corporate nexus/Essar leak]
26 Supreme Court of India
[Court 5 – Item 6]
Indian Hotel & Restaurant Association & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra & Anr. – Writ Petition (C) No. 793 of 2014
[Mumbai Dance bar case]
26 Supreme Court of India
[Court 9 – Item 1]
Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association (EEVFAM) &  Anr. v. Union Of India & Anr. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 445 Of 2012
[PIL Against ‘Extra- Judicial Executions’ In Manipur / AFSPA]
26 Supreme Court of India
[Court 6 – Item 4]
Virender Kumar Ohri v. UOI & Ors – WP (C) No. 341 of 2004 (PIL)
[Speedy trial of criminal cases against politicians]
27 Supreme Court of India
[Court 9 – Item 302]
Nandini Sundar & Ors. v. State of Chattisgarh etc. – IAs in Writ Petition (Crl) No. 250 of 2007
(Salwa Judum movement in Chhattisgarh)
27 Supreme Court of India Manohar Lal Sharma v. The Principle Secretary & Others – W.P. (Crl) No. 120 of 2012
(Coal block allocation case)
27 Supreme Court of India MC Mehta v. Union of India & Ors. – Writ Petition (C) No. 13029 of 1985 (PIL)
[Delhi pollution matter]
27 Supreme Court of India
[Court 2 – Item 35]
Dayanidhi Maran v. The State by Deputy Superintendent Of Police, CBI – SLP (Crl) No. 6582-6583 of 2015
[Appeal against cancellation of bail by Madras High Court]
27 Supreme Court of India
[Court 6 – Item 209]
M/s Shimnit Utsch India P.Ltd. v. Celex Technologies P. Ltd.& Ors. – SLP(C) NO. 11652 of 2012
(Cancellation of tender for supply high security registration plates in Uttar Pradesh)
30 Supreme Court of India Anoop Baranwal v. UOI – Writ Petition (C) No. 398 of 201
(PIL seeking directions for neutral and independent selection committee for appointment of Election Commissioners)
30 Supreme Court of India Supreme Court Bar Clerks Association v. Union of India & Ors – Writ Petition No. 959 of 2014
[PIL for social security benefits for the bar clerks]
30 Supreme Court of India Writ Petition (C) No. 130 of 2015 – Puran Singh & Anr. v. UOI
(Re-adjustment/hike in SC reserved seats)
30 Supreme Court of India Common Cause v. Union of India & Ors. – W.P. (C) No. 463 of 2012
(Coal block allocation case)
Supreme Court of India Mahendra Singh Dhoni v. Jayakumar Hiremath – SLP (Crl) No. 7403 of 2015
[Appeal against Karnataka HC order refusing quashing of proceedings against him in relation to his picture merged with Hindu god on the cover of Business Today]

 

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