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Supreme Court adjourns Journalist Vinod Dua’s plea on SG’s request, extends Interim Protection

Sushant Kumar. The Supreme Court, on Monday (July 20) adjourned the plea seeking for the quashing of an FIR filed against Journalist Vinod Dua, at the request of Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta, appearing on behalf of the Himachal Pradesh police. It has been listed for further hearing on the next Monday, July 27. Consequently, the Apex… Continue reading Supreme Court adjourns Journalist Vinod Dua’s plea on SG’s request, extends Interim Protection

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Multiple FIRs for the Same Occurrence- Abuse of Process or Curtailment of Free Speech

-By Raja Reeshav Roy* “There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.” - Montesquieu The Supreme Court of India in a largely unprecedented gesture agreed to hear an urgent plea filed by journalist Vinod Dua on 14th June 2020 which was… Continue reading Multiple FIRs for the Same Occurrence- Abuse of Process or Curtailment of Free Speech