The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted two-month protection to three journalists of The Wire, published by the Foundation for Independent Journalism, in an FIR registered against them for offences under Sections 153, 153A, 153B, 505 of the Indian Penal Code and other offences for reporting......
During the hearing today, bench has asked Senior Advocate Colin Gonsalves who appeared on behalf of the Petitioner that whether the charges have been framed in a trial court and what is the actual position before trial court?
The division bench of Justices Pritinker Diwaker and PK Srivastava issued notices to the central government, the State of Uttar Pradesh, Superintendent of Jail (District Jail, Mathura), and Prabal Pratap Singh (Sub-Inspector, PS Maant, Mathura - the Informant/ Complainant).
THE Indian judiciary, like other institutions, is facing an unprecedented challenge and trying hard to devise means to keep the wheels of justice moving. The main avenue is by adjudicating urgent matters through video-conferencing and issuing several directions.