SC defers PCI plea hearing on troop movementhttps://indianexpress.com/article/news-archive/web/sc-defers-pci-plea-hearing-on-troop-movement/

SC defers PCI plea hearing on troop movement

The Supreme Court deferred hearing a petition filed by the Press Council of India against an Allahabad High Court order banning media from reporting troops movement

The Supreme Court on Wednesday deferred hearing a petition filed by the Press Council of India against an Allahabad High Court order banning media from reporting troops movement.

On April 10,the HC had directed authorities “to ensure that there is no reporting/release of any news item by the print or electronic media,namely the movement of troops”.

The directions were given to the Union Home Secretary,the I&B Secretary and the Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Home). The order had come on a PIL relating to a report in The Indian Express on April 4.

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