The appeal had challenged an NCLAT order which too had rejected the petitioner’s appeal on two grounds. The first ground was that, as per the Companies Act any appeal becomes time barred after 45 days. The second was that even if the Supreme Court, on a suo motu move, had extended time of appeal due to the Covid pandemic, the top court order had come only on March 23, while this appeal to the NCLAT was made on March 17
Sangeeta Tyagi, widow of the Late Congress national spokesperson Rajiv Tyagi, who died of a heart attack on September 12 after taking part in a heated AajTak debate, is one of two who have filed an intervention application in the Sudarshan TV hate speech case that the Supreme Court is currently hearing. The other is author and researcher Dr Kota Neelima.
The Allahabad high court has allowed permission for religious gatherings at a lmambada in Varanasi. It held that the local police will not create any hindrance unless the gathering follows proper COVID-19 guidelines.
The Supreme Court today observed that there has to be a balance between speech and dignity. The top court was hearing a plea against television channel Sudarshan News, pertaining to its programme titled ‘UPSC Jihad’ which runs into several episodes. It has been alleged that the episodes contain comments about how Muslims have “infiltrated” the Indian civil services.