Supreme Court Round-Up for October 18

Important cases heard by the Supreme Court on Wednesday, October 18:

* In an unusual move, SC issued notices to the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal judicial member Rakesh Kumar and technical member Alok Srivastava, asking them why contempt proceedings be not initiated against them for defying apex court orders in Finolex Cables disputes matter.

* SC refused to entertain a PIL seeking for Hindus, Jains, Buddhists and Sikhs the right to establish, manage and maintain their religious places like Muslims, Parsis and Christians, dubbing the petition a “publicity-oriented litigation”.

* SC said it will hear on October 19 two separate pleas of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and its HR head Amit Chakravarty against their arrest under anti-terror law UAPA, after the Delhi High Court refused to grant them any relief.

*SC said it will consider whether the apex court’s last year verdict, upholding the Enforcement Directorate’s powers relating to arrest and attachment of property involved in money laundering under the PMLA, required any reconsideration.

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