Upcoming Matters to Watch

Upcoming Matters to Watch

Date Matter
3 October Mohammad Salimullah vs. Union Of India
Writ Petition (Civil) No. 793/2017 [Deportation of Rohingya immigrants from India]
6 October 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)
23 October 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.]
31 October 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]
3 November Dr Ashwini Kumar vs. Union Of India And Anr.
Writ Petition (Civil) No. 738/2016 [Enactment of law on torture – Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010]
10 February 2017 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)
13 February 2017 Jairam Ramesh v. Union of India and Ors.
Writ Petition (C) No. 231 of 2016(Writ petition filed by Rajya Sabha MP challenging the passing of Aadhaar Bill as a money bill)
13 February 2017 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.)

13 February 2017 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)
14 February 2017 Shyam Narayan Choukey v. Union of India – WP (C) No. 688 of 2016
[PIL for prevention of misuse of national emblems etc – mandatory national anthem in cinema halls]
14 February 2017 Supreme Court Women Lawyer Association v. Manohar Lal Sharma, Advocate & Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 138 of 2015
17 February 2017 Indira Jaising v. Supreme Court of India through Secretary General & Ors.Writ Petition (C) No. 454 of 2015
(Challenge to procedure of Senior Advocate designation)
17 February 2017 ND Jayaprakash v. UOI & Ors – WP (Crl) No. 25 of 2016
[PIL concerning 15 Feb incident at Patiala House]
17 February 2017 Sabu Mathew George v. Union of India – WP (C) No. 341 of 2008
[PIL related to ban on sex determination ads on search engines]
20 February 2017 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]
20 February 2017 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]
21 February 2017 Kamlesh Vaswani v. UOI & Ors. – Writ Petition (Crl) No. 177 of 2013
[PIL seeking ban on websites containing pornographic contents]
27 February 2017 Indian Hotel & Restaurant Association & Anr. v. State of Maharashtra & Anr. – WP (C) No. 793 of 2014
(Mumbai dance bar matter)
27 February 2017 SEBI v. Sahara India Real Estate Corp Ltd. – Contempt Petition No. 412-413/2012 and Contempt Petition No. 260 of 2013


 1 March 2017 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]
 3 March 2017 In Re: Suicide Committed by Sushant Rohilla, Law Student Amity University
WP (Crl) No. 120 of 2016(Suo moto writ petition for an investigation behind the suicide by Sushant Rohilla, a law student of Amity University, Noida)
13 March 2017* Akhil Bhart Krishi Goseva Sangh v. Arif Usman Kapadia & Anr.
SLP (C) No. 25017 of 2016(Beef ban laws in Mahrashtra)
27 March 2017 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)


5 April 2017  Manohar Lal Sharma v. State of Maharashtra & Ors – WP (Crl) No. 172 of 2011
[Audit and regulation of NGOs]
7 April 2017 Extra Judicial Execution Victim Families Association & Anr. v. UOI & Ors. – WP (Crl) No. 129 of 2012
[PIL concerning fake encounters in Manipur]
24 April 2017 Laksh Vir Singh Yadav v. Union of India & Ors. – WP (C) No. 1021 of 2016 (Delhi High Court)
(Right to be forgotten)
8 May 2017 Gaurav Jain & Ors. v. Director, Dept. of Animal Husbandary – W.P. (Civil) No. 3868 of 2016. [Delhi High Court]
[Challenge to certain provisions of beef ban law in Delhi]


12 May 2017 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)



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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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