The B&B Causelist #384: Uphaar, BCCI, & more

Causelist

A summary of cases from the causelists of the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court.

TABLE OF CASES

Supreme Court of India

  • Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy v. Union of India & Ors.
  • Union of India v. Board of Control For Cricket in India & Ors.
  • Mukesh v. State for NCT of Delhi
  • Manohar Lal Sharma v. The Principle Secretary & Others
  • In RE: Prajwala Letter Dated 18.2.2015 Videos of Sexual Violence and Recommendations
  • Kerala Union of Working Journalists v. The Registrar, High Court of Kerala
  • In Re: Suicide Committed by Sushant Rohilla, Law Student Amity University

Delhi High Court

  • Court on its own motion (Air pollution in Delhi) v. Union of India and Ors.

SUMMARY OF CASES

1. Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy v. Union of India & Ors. [For Judgment]

[Item 54 in Court 4 – CRLMP 4176-4178/2017 IN CRLMP D18217/2017 IN R P (CRL) 713-714/2015 (RP(Crl) 712-714/2015) IN CRL 601-602/2010 @ Crl 600-602/2010]

Bench- Ranjan Gogoi, Navin Sinha JJ. 

Plea by Gopal Ansal seeking modification of the Court order sentencing him to one year imprisonment in the Uphaar fire tragedy case. Gopal has sought parity in his sentence with his brother Sushil.

Today in Court: The Bench did not take up the matter due to the unavailability of Senior Advocate Ram Jethmalani.


2. Board of Control For Cricket v. Cricket Association Of Bihar & Ors.

[Item 303 in court 2 at 3.30 pm– CA 4235/2014]

Bench: Dipak Misra, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud JJ.

Hearing in the BCCI matter. On January 2, the Court had removed Anurag Thakur from the post of President of the BCCI for failing to implement the recommendations made by the Lodha Committee.

Today in Court: This matter could not be tracked. Any suggestions/updates are welcome.


3. Mukesh v. State for NCT of Delhi

[Item 303 in court 2 – SLP (CRL) NO. 3119-3120/2014]

Bench: Dipak Misra, R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan JJ.

The appeal of those convicted in the December 2012 Delhi gang rape case.

Today in Court: The accused have submitted affidavits to the Apex Court detailing the mitigating circumstances in their cases.

Read full story here.


4. Manohar Lal Sharma v. The Principle Secretary & Others

[Item 302 in court 5 – Writ Petition (Crl.) 120/2012]

Bench: Madan B Lokur, Kurian Joseph, AK Sikri JJ.

The case on the Coalgate scam.

Today in Court: This matter could not be tracked. Any suggestions/updates are welcome.


5. Kerala Union of Working Journalists v. The Registrar, High Court of Kerala

[Item 11 in court 6 – WP(C) 829/2016]

Bench: PC Ghose, Rohinton F Nariman JJ.

The petition seeking praying for direction to be issued to the Registrar of the Kerala High Court to reopen media rooms at the High Court, which were shut down following a scuffle between media persons and lawyers in the premises on July 19 and 20.

Today in Court: This matter could not be tracked. Any suggestions/updates are welcome.


6. In Re: Suicide Committed by Sushant Rohilla, Law Student Amity University

[Item 2 in court 13 – WP(Crl) 120/2016]

Bench: Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, UU Lalit JJ.

Case relating to the suicide of Amity Law school student Sushant Rohilla.

Today in Court: The case has been transferred to the Delhi High Court.

Read full story here.


Delhi High Court

1. Court on its own motion (Air pollution in Delhi) v. Union of India and Ors.

[W.P. (C) 1346/2015; Court No. 3 Item No. 56]

Bench: Badar Durrez Ahmed, Ashutosh Kumar, JJ

Suo moto cognizance taken by the Court to tackle the problem of air pollution in Delhi and the use of diesel cars in the city.

Today in Court: The matter could not be tracked. Any details/updates will be appreciated.