AG informs SC as Centre withdraws social media hub policy

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New Delhi: The Centre today told the Supreme Court it will undertake a complete review of its social media policy and has withdrawn its notification proposing a social media hub, which some alleged could become a tool to monitor online activity of citizens. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission of Attorney… Read more »

Supreme Court to hear state poll panel’s plea at 2 pm: WB panchayat polls

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The Supreme Court will hear the West Bengal State Election Commission’s plea, challenging the Calcutta High Court order directing it to accept the nominations of candidates who have filed their papers electronically within the stipulated time for the panchayat elections, at 2 pm today. The State Election Commission (SEC), which approached the apex court today,… Read more »

Supreme Court: Parliamentary panel reports can be relied upon in courts

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The report of a parliamentary committee can be relied upon in courts for interpretation of statutory provisions wherever necessary, the Supreme Court today said while making it clear that its findings cannot be questioned or challenged in a court of law. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said that courts can… Read more »