SC says not satisfied with Centre’s affidavit on pleas over media reporting of Tablighi meet

SC says not satisfied with Centre’s affidavit on pleas over media reporting of Tablighi meet

The Supreme Court Tues expressed annoyance over the Centre’s legal document within the case associated with media reportage of Tablighi Jamaat congregation throughout the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, and aforesaid it ought to contemplate fitting a regulative mechanism to manage such content on TV.

The Apex Court asked the Centre to make and apprise it of the mechanism.

“First you probably did not file a correct legal document and so you filed AN legal document that failed to manage the 2 necessary queries. this fashion it can’t be done mister Mehta,” a bench headed by justice SA Bobde told law officer Tushar Mehta.

“Mr Mehta, we tend to aren’t happy together with your reply,” the highest court aforesaid.

“We need to understand on what’s the mechanism to manage these contents on tv. If there’s no regulative mechanism then you produce one. Regulation can’t be left to organisation like the NBSA,” aforesaid the bench, conjointly comprising Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.

The bench, that was hearing the pleas filed by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind et al alleging that a locality of the media was spreading communal emotion over Tablighihe Supreme Court Tues expressed annoyance over the Centre’s legal document within the case associated with media reportage of Tablighi Jamaat congregation throughout the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, and aforesaid it ought to contemplate fitting a regulative mechanism to manage such content on TV.

The Apex Court asked the Centre to make and apprise it of the mechanism.

“First you probably did not file a correct legal document and so you filed AN legal document that failed to manage the 2 necessary queries. this fashion it can’t be done mister Mehta,” a bench headed by justice SA Bobde told law officer Tushar Mehta.

“Mr Mehta, we tend to aren’t happy together with your reply,” the highest court aforesaid.

“We need to understand on what’s the mechanism to manage these contents on tv. If there’s no regulative mechanism then you produce one. Regulation can’t be left to organisation like the NBSA,” aforesaid the bench, conjointly comprising Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian.

The bench, that was hearing the pleas filed by Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind et al alleging that a locality of the media was spreading communal emotion over Tablighi Jamaat congregation throughout the onset of pandemic, asked the Centre to file a recent legal document handling mechanism to control electronic media below the Cable TV Network Act.

The top court has announce the matter for hearing when 3 weeks. Jamaat congregation throughout the onset of pandemic, asked the Centre to file a recent legal document handling mechanism to control electronic media below the Cable TV Network Act.

The top court has announce the matter for hearing when 3 weeks.

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