Following Solicitor General Tushar Mehta informing the Supreme Court that the I&B ministry has issued a show-cause notice on Sudarshan TV, the court today deferred the hearing of the case. The government notice was under the Cable Television Act 1995 and issued to the MD of Sudarshan Channel. The channel has been given time till September 28 to respond.
An appeal has been filed by the Telangana Fire Works Dealers Association in the honourable Supreme Court of India challenging the Telangana HC order wherein the HC banned the use and sale of fireworks during Diwali. The association submits that this order has financial repercussions and would lead to hardship to the members of the petitioner-Association.
Today, Justice S.S. Shinde and Madhav J. Kamdar of the Bombay HC heard a bail application of poet-activist Varavara Rao seeking release on media grounds. The court ordered for a video examination to assess Rao’s health situation by a team of doctors.