HC asks Arnab to indicate restraint in Pushkar demise case

New Delhi, September 10

The Delhi High Court on Thursday questioned Arnab Goswami for operating a parallel investigation and trial within the Congress chief Shashi Tharoor’s spouse Sunanda Pushkar’s demise case and directed the journalist to be certain by his endeavor on displaying restraint and bringing down the rhetoric whereas protecting the matter.

Contempt plea towards Sardesai for tweets

  • New Delhi: A petition has been filed within the Supreme Court looking for initiation of prison contempt proceedings towards distinguished journalist Rajdeep Sardesai for allegedly scandalising the judiciary by his tweets towards the courtroom and its judges.
  • Petitioner Astha Khurana has despatched an software to Attorney General KK Venugopal looking for consent for the initiation of contempt proceedings towards Sardesai for allegedly disrespecting the SC. TNS

Justice Mukta Gupta mentioned the courtroom was not saying that anybody would gag the media, however on the similar time, sanctity of investigation have to be maintained. “Please show restraint. Once the police investigation is going on in the criminal case, there cannot be a parallel investigation by the media,” the decide mentioned and remarked that folks should take a course in prison trial after which get into journalism.

The High Court referred to December 1, 2017, order during which it was acknowledged that “Press cannot ‘convict anyone’ or insinuate that he/she is guilty or make any other unsubstantiated claims. Press has to exercise care and caution while reporting about matters under investigation or pending trial.”

It has been famous within the 2017 order that the counsel for the journalist and channel has assured the courtroom that in future they might train restraint . — PTI

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