Singh reading excerpts from Bennet Coleman Judgment:
"The faith in the popular Government rests on the old dictum "let the people have the truth and the freedom to discuss it and all will go well". The liberty of the press remains an "Art" of the Covenant" in every democracy..."
Singh: Both sections - 505(2) and 153A have the common element of involvement of groups. Interference from SC paramount under Article 32 as offence clearly not made out & it interferes with by #Fundamentalrights.
Singh argues that accused cannot be held guilty of either the offence under Section 153A or under Section 505(2) of IPC if has not done anything as against any religious, racial or linguistic or regional group or community.