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[LIVE-UPDATES] SC Resumes Hearing On Plea Against Sudarshan TV's "UPSC Jihad" Show

17 Sep 2020 5:49 AM GMT
[LIVE-UPDATES]  SC Resumes Hearing On Plea Against Sudarshan TVs UPSC Jihad Show

The Supreme Court is continuing the hearing today on the petition against the telecast of 'Bindas Bol' show of Sudarshan News TV hosted by its Chief Editor Suresh Chavhanke.

On Sep 15, the top court had stopped the telecast of the remaining episodes of the show, after prima facie observing that the 'object, intent and the purpose of the show was to vilify the Muslim community'.


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  • 17 Sep 2020 9:25 AM GMT

    The bench directs the Registry to obtain administrative orders from the Chief Justice of India for constituting the bench tomorrow for hearing the case.

    The case to be listed at 12 PM.

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:24 AM GMT

    Justice Chandrachud says the bench is not otherwise sitting tomorrow. But he can make a request to the CJI to constitute the bench tomorrow morning at 10.30 AM tomorrow and subject to that the matter could be heard tomorrow morning.

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:22 AM GMT

    Justice Joseph tells Shadan Farasat he was waiting for the CDs of the four episodes.

    Shadan submits that he will send the links of the show right away.

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:21 AM GMT

    Divan says he does not oppose the request for time made by the petitioner.

    He requests the bench to hear him for the channel today and place the case of the channel before the court.

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:19 AM GMT

    Shyam Divan submits that he was in the same position as the petitioner day before yesterday, as he was given the copy only that day, and being asked to make submissions without short instructions. Divan says that therefore he understands the position of the petitioner.

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:18 AM GMT

    Senior Advocate Shyam Divan submits that the channel has filed its counter affidavit.

    Senior Advocate Anoop Chaudhari, for petitioner, submits that the counter was received only today at 12PM, and seeks time for rejoinder..

  • 17 Sep 2020 9:13 AM GMT

    SC bench headed by Justice Chandrachud starts hearing the petition against the 'Bindas Bol' show hosted by Suresh Chavhanke of Sudarshan TV News  Follow the thread for updates from the hearing.


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