"Mob violence runs against the very core of our established legal principles since it signals chaos and lawlessness and the State has a duty to protect its citizens against the illegal and reprehensible acts of such groups", the bench said.
As per the resolution, water for 'Jalabhishek' should be taken from the Reverse Osmosis (RO) machine installed during the religious congregation of Simhastha in 2016, for which a connection was to be provided near the sanctum sanctorum.
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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, in his plea to the Supreme Court on the Jet-Etihad alliance, has sought quashing of the deal alleging it was against public interest as there has been squandering of natural resources, that is the sky and the airspace.