The B&B Causelist #336: Airtel Interconnect Charges, Britannia v. ITC & more

A list of important cases from the causelist of the Delhi High Court.

TABLE OF CASES

Delhi High Court

  • Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Anr. v. Union of India and Anr.
  • SaReGaMa India Limited v. Indian Singers Rights Association and Anr.
  • Britannia Industries Ltd. v. ITC Ltd.

SUMMARY OF CASES

Delhi High Court

1. Bharti Airtel Ltd. and Anr. v. Union of India and Anr.

[W.P. (C) 2166/2012; Court No. 5 Item No. 3]

Bench: S. Ravindra Bhat, Deepa Sharma, JJ.

A challenge to the show cause notice issued by the Income Tax department in respect of proceedings under Sections 201(1) and 201(1A), as well as the request made by the IT Department to provide month-wise details of interconnect usage charges paid by Airtel.

Today in Court: The bench allowed the appeal quashing the show-cause notices and the request made by the IT Department to provide month-wise details of interconnect usage charged paid by Airtel.


2. SaReGaMa India Limited v. Indian Singers Rights Association and Anr.

[RFA (OS) 87/2016; Court No. 2 Item No. 12]

Bench: Indira Banerjee, Anil Kumar Chawla, JJ.

Case regarding royalty payment by restaurants to the copyright owners of the song played in their premises.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned to January 3.


3. Britannia Industries Ltd. v. ITC Ltd.

[CS (Comm) 1208/2016; Court No. 23 Item No. 7]

Bench: Deepa Sharma, J.

A counter suit filed by Britannia against ITC in the case of packaging of their digestive biscuits. ITC had obtained an injunction from the High Court against Britannia’s Nutri Choice Digestive biscuits.

Today in Court: The matter was adjourned to February 11.