ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Supreme Court's Decision on Reporting of Proceedings

The media should not see the Supreme Court's recent decision on reporting of judicial proceedings as a staggering overreaction by the judiciary. It should instead build on the clarity that the Court has brought to the issue and cast itself as a participant in - rather than a victim of - orders aimed at striking a balance between the freedom of the press and the right of a litigant to a fair trial.

Supreme Court Got It Right in the Bhopal Curative Petition

The criticism of the Supreme Court's decision to reject the curative petition on the Bhopal gas judgment is based on an inadequate understanding of the process. In fact, the Central Bureau of Investigation will be better off seeking an enhancement of the punishment under the 2010 judgment than in pursuing the criminal revision petition.
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