Common Cause v. Union of India (SC)
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SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Before :- Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Fali Nariman, JJ.
Writ Petition(s)(Civil) No(s). 984 of 2016. D/d.
Common Cause - Petitioners
Union of India and Anr. - Respondents
For the Petitioners :- Prashant Bhushan, Pranav Sachdeva, Pavan Bhushan, Advocates.
For the Respondents :- Mukul Rohatgi, Attorney General, Tushar Mehta, ASG, Ms. V. Mohana, Sr. Adv., Ms. Diksha Rai, Ms. Binu Tamta, Madhavi Devan, Ms. Ranjeeta Rohatgi, M. K. Maroria, Advocates.
Constitution of India, 1950 Article 32 Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946, Section 4C - Curtailment of tenure - Sustainability of - Counter affidavit on behalf of Government of India being filed during course of day - Permission is granted - Petitioner at liberty to file Rejoinder Affidavit, if any, within 10 days.
The learned Attorney General for India, on instruction, submits that as far as Mr. Rupak Kumar Dutta, IPS, is concerned, his curtailment has been done after following the procedure laid down under Section 4C of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946. It is further submitted that the process of appointment of regular Director to the CBI has been commenced and hopefully, the first meeting of the Committee will take place in the last week of December, 2016.
2. The learned Attorney General further submits that the counter affidavit on behalf of the Government of India is being filed during the course of the day. Permission is granted. The petitioner is at liberty to file Rejoinder Affidavit, if any, within 10 days.
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