Skip to contentSkip to navigation

SC to hear ad ban review plea in Jan

The Supreme Court has refused to hear the review petitions of Assam, West Bengal and Kerala on the ban on the photographs of political leaders on the government advertisments saying that it would be taken up in January as soon as the Centre files its affidavits.  

A bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose on Tuesday declined to pass any order saying that it would hear in January the petitions including by the centre seeking the review of its verdict. The court fixed January 12 as the next date of hearing. Senior counsel Kapil Sibal appeared on behalf of the Assam government while senior lawyers Prashant Bhushan and Meera Bhatia opposed the plea to review the judgment.

 

Author info

AT New Delhi's picture

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Five Muslim bodies back drive against B’deshis

14 Aug 2008 - 3:21am | editor
The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuva Chatra Parishad and five other organizations of the indigenous Muslim people urged the people not to communalize the drive against Bangladeshi immigrants in the state....

30 contestants in four BTAD constituencies

24 Mar 2016 - 7:59pm | AT Kokrajhar Bureau
Three nomination papers have found rejected one from 29-Kokrajhar west and two from 28-Gossaigaon LAC and 30 nominations were found valid from four constituencies of Kokrajhar and Chirang district...

Guwahati Literary Fest on Dec 27-29

8 Dec 2014 - 1:55pm | AT News
Guwahati Literary Fest 2014 will be held on December 27-29. It aims to bring into a common platform young and senior writers, journalists and intellectuals of Assam, its immediate neighborhood and...