Upcoming Matters to Watch

Upcoming Matters to Watch


12 February 2018 Chitra Sharma and Ors. v. Union of India and Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 744/2017
(Petition by Jaypee Wishtown home-buyers)
12 February 2018 Tehseen Poonawalla v. Union of India and Anr. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 19/2018
(Petitions seeking Probe into death of Judge Loya)
12 February 2018 Kudrat Sandhu vs. Union Of India – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 279/2017
(Rules for appointments to tribunals)
12 February 2018 Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v. Union of India – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 967/2017
(PIL seeking restriction on candidates to contest from more than one constituency at one time)
12 February 2018 Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association & Anr. v. UOI & Ors. – WP (Crl) No. 129 of 2012
[PIL concerning fake encounters in Manipur]
12 February 2018 Yogesh Gupta v. Election Commission of India – WP (C) No. 422 of 2014
[PIL seeking seeking stoppage of ward-wise counting of votes on the ground that the declaration of result of every polling booth strikes at the root of right to privacy attached to voting]
12 February 2018 Dr. Kamini Lau vs. High Court Of Delhi – SLP (Civil) No. 452/2018
(Petition by Delhi judge against contemt action by Delhi High Court)
13 February 2018
Pradyuman Bisht v. Union of India and Ors. – Writ Petition (Criminal) No. 99/2015
(Video Recording of court proceedings)
13 February 2018
Writ Petition (C) No. 494 of 2012 – Justice KS Puttaswamy (Retd) & Anr v. Union of India & Ors.
(Challenge to Aadhar Card)
13 February 2018
Common Cause Vs. Union of India and Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 114 of 2014
(Illegal mining in Odisha)
13 February 2018
Navtej Singh Johar vs. Union Of India Ministry Of Law And Justice Secretary
(Petition challenging constitutional validity of section 377 of Indian Penal Code, 1860, which criminalises same sex sexual relations)
13 February 2018
Ajay K. Agrawal v. Srichand P. Hinduja & Anr. – Criminal Appeal 1369/2005
(Appeal against acquittal of accussed in Bofors scam)
15 February 2018 In Re: Prajwala Letter Dated 18.2.2015 Videos Of Sexual Violence And Recommendations
Suo-Moto W.P (Criminal) No. 3/2015 [Circulation of videos of sexual assault and mehanism for curbing their spread on social media etc.]
16 February 2018 Nestle India Ltd. v. Union of India – Civil Appeal No. 14539 of 2015
[Nestle’s appeal against NCDRC’s order in class action suit by UOI]; and
SLP (C) No. Food Safety And Standards Authority Of India v. M/S. Nestle India Ltd. And Ors. – SLP(C) No. 33251 of 2015
[Appeal against BomHC’s judgment in the Maggi MSG issue]
19 February 2018 Dr. Pankaj Kumudchandra Phadnis vs. Union Of India Minsitry Of Law And Justice – Diary No. 15103 of 2017
(Petition seeking probe into death of Mahatma Gandhi)
2 February 2018 Arup Deb Andors. v. Global Asia Venture Company – SLP (C) No. 20224 of 2016
(Applicability of section 26 of the Arbitration and Condiliation Act, 2015)
23 February 2018 Dr. Subramanian Swamy v. Delhi Police Thr. Commissioner Of Police – SLP (Criminal) No. 8937/2017
(SLP to appeal against dimissal of petition before High Court for a court-monitored SIT probe into the death of Sunanda Pushkar)
23 February 2018 Board of Control for Cricket in India v. Cricket Association of Bihar & Ors.
Civil Appeal No. 4235 of 2014
(Administration of BCCI/ Lodha Panel/ IPL Corruption)
22 February 2018 Shafin Jahan v. Asokan K.M. and Ors. – SLP (Criminal) 5777 of 2017
(Kerala alleged Love Jihad – Hadiya case)
23 February 2018 Union of India v. JK Mittal & Co etc. – Transfer Petition No. 2460 – 2462 of 2017
Challenge to applicability of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on lawyers.
23 February 2018 Union Of India And Ors. vs. Shetty Women Welfare Foundation – Transfer Petition (Civil) 2447/2017
(GST on sanitary napkins)
23 February 2018 Akhil Bhart Krishi Goseva Sangh v. Arif Usman Kapadia & Anr.
SLP (C) No. 25017 of 2016(Beef ban laws in Mahrashtra)
5 March 2018 Amol Palekar v. Union Of India Ministry of Information And Broadcasting Through Secretary – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 187/2017
(Challenge to the provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1952, and the Certifications Rules, 1983)
5 March 2018 State Of Bihar And Ors. Etc. Etc. vs. Confederation Of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies And Anr. Etc. Etc. And Ors. – SLP (Civil) 29758/2016
(Bihar liquor ban)
5 March 2018 Supreme Court Women Lawyer Association v. Manohar Lal Sharma, Advocate & Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 138 of 2015
7 March 2018 Mohammad Salimullah v. Union of India – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 793/2017
[Deportation of Rohingya immigrants from India]
12 March 2018 Reepak Kansal & Anr. v. UOI & Ors – Writ Petition (C) No. 790 of 1017
(Petition seeking care of people suffering from Thalassemia)
12 March 2018 Reepak Kansal v. UOI & Ors – Writ Petition (C) No. 577 of 2014
(Non-implementation of national health policy introduced in 2002 for making use of generic drugs and vaccines)
13 March 2018 In Re: Case Management of Original Suits – Suo-Moto W.P (Civil) 8/2017
(Delhi High Court – case management of original suits)
16 March 2018 Rajive Raturi v. Union Of India – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 243 of 2005
(Making government bodies accessible to disabled)
16 March 2018 Sanjay Chandra v. State Govt. of NCT of Delhi – SLP (Criminal) No. 5978-5979/2017
(Bail plea by Unitech promoters Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra)
19 March 2018 Ajayinder Sangwan v. Bar Council of Delhi & Ors.
Transfer Case No. 126 of 2015 (Challenge to the BCI Certificate and Place of Practice (Verification) Rules, 2015)
19 March 2018 Kamlesh Vaswani v. UOI & Ors. – Writ Petition (Crl) No. 177 of 2013
[PIL seeking ban on websites containing pornographic contents]
19 March 2018 Manohar Lal Sharma v. State of Maharashtra & Ors – WP (Crl) No. 172 of 2011
[Audit and regulation of NGOs]
 March 2018 Viacom 18 Media Private Limited And Ors. v. Union of India And Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 36 of 2018
(Challenge to ban imposed on movie Padmaavat by various states)
26 March 2018 Ashumal @ Asharam v. The State of Gujarat – SLP (Criminal) No. 6459 of 2016
(Bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram)
9 April 2018 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)
26 April 2018 Justice Sunanda Bhandare Foundation v. U.O.I. & ANr. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 116/1998
(Petition seeking implementation of Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995)
26 April 2018 State Of U.P. Through Principal Secretary And Ors. vs. All U.P. Consumer Protection Bar Association – Civil Appeal No. 2740/2007
(Effective implementation of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 – formulation of modeal rules and regulations)
27 April 2018 State Of U.P. Through Principal Secretary And Ors. vs. All U.P. Consumer Protection Bar Association – Civil Appeal No. 2740/2007
(Effective implementation of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 – formulation of modeal rules and regulations)
18 May 2018 Shailesh Manubhai Parmar vs. Election Commission Of India – Writ Petition (Civil) 631/2017
(Challenge to NOTA option in 2017 Gujarat Rajyasabha elections)

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2018 Tehseen S. Poonawalla vs. Union Of India And Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 754/2016
Tushar Gandhi vs. Union Of India And Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 732/2017
[PIL against cow vigilantisim]
2018 Registrar General, High Court of Judicature Madras v. Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission –  SLP (C) 14842 of 2015

(Matter arises from a dispute relating to appointment of civil judges in the Tamil Nadu involving the High Court and CS Karnan J.)

2018 Karmanya Singh Sareen v. Union Of India
SLP (C) No. 804 of 2017(Appeal against Delhi High Court’s order w.r.t. privacy concerns related to Whatsapp)
2018 Harvinder Chowdhury v. Union Of India – WP (Crl). No. 160 of 2015
Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and Ors. v. UOI & Ors. – WP (Crl) No. 2 of 2016(PIL seeking ban on wesbites spreading Sardar/Sikh jokes)
2018 SEBI v. Sahara India Real Estate Corp Ltd. – Contempt Petition No. 412-413/2012 and Contempt Petition No. 260 of 2013
2018 Indian Hotel & Restaurant Association & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra & Anr. – WP (C) No. 793 of 2014
(Mumbai dance bar matter)
2018 Animal Welfare Board of India v. People for Elimination of Stray Troubles & Ors – SLP (C) No. 691 of 2009 + Aluva Janaseva @ Janaseva Sisubhavan Thr. Its Secretary v. Union of India & Ors. – WP (C) No. 808 of 2015 + Anupam Tripathi v. Union of India – WP (C) No. 599 of 2015 (PIL)
[PIL against the direction of cull stray dogs in Kerala + PIL seeking protection of children from stray dogs]
Samta Andolan Samiti Through Its Anusuchit Jati Prakosht President And Ors. vs. Union Of India And Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 2/2018
(Petition seeking exclusion of ‘creamy layer’ SC/ST from reservation benefits)



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5 Responses

  1. Rishiraj Gohil says:

    Brilliant efforts to compile all legal news..

  2. Gopal says:


  3. Rig says:

    An Amazing Idea and Comprehensive List. Looking forward to this portion.

  4. prashant jain says:

    Can I get a copy of writ petiion challenging arbitrary process of designation as Senior Advocate in Supreme Court

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