We order and direct, pending further orders of the court, Sudarshan News TV is restrained from telecasting the show in continuation of the shows already telecasted either under the same or a different caption : SC
The edificie of a stable democracy society under a regime of constitutional rights and values is founded on co-existence of communities. India is a melting pot of civilizations, cultures and values : SC
At this stage, prima facie, it appears to the court that the object, intent and purpose of the program is to vilify the Muslim community with an insidious attempt to portray them as part of a conspiracy to infiltrate the civil services : SC states in the order.
Mr Syam Divan submitted that there is no change in the position from Aug 28 when the Court declined pre-broadcast order, and that the show was an investigative journalistic piece raising issues concerning national security : SC notes in the order.
Solicitor General submitted that the wider issues of the case have to be addressed from the perspective of not just electronic media but also other media from which objectionable content can be shared : SC notes in the order.