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Stay sought on SC order on information panel

In their interim application they sought an immediate stay at least on that part of the September 2012 verdict,which laid down that commissions should work in a two-member benches and each bench comprising a legally-trained member.

Former information commissioner Shailesh Gandhi and NAC member Aruna Roy moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking a stay on its verdict that mandated that only sitting or retired chief justices of high courts or an apex court judge can head the Central and state information commissions.

In their interim application they sought an immediate stay at least on that part of the September 2012 verdict,which laid down that commissions should work in a two-member benches and each bench comprising a legally-trained member.

Wasan is DG NIA

Senior IPS officer N R Wasan was on Tuesday given the charge of Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA) following the appointment of incumbent Sarat C Sinha as member of the NHRC.