New Delhi, May 3
The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on the Election Commission’s plea against the Madras HC remarks holding its officers answerable for the surge in Covid instances and fastening them with homicide fees.
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and MR Shah mentioned it didn’t wish to “demoralise” the excessive courts as they’re very important pillars of democracy, and the varied essential remarks, as alleged by the Election Commission, are sometimes mentioned in an open dialogue between the bar and the bench.
The apex courtroom mentioned it will pronounce its order “expeditiously” on the EC’s plea against essential remarks corresponding to fastening homicide fees against its officers.
The Election Commission had moved the apex courtroom on Saturday, difficult the essential observations made by the Madras High Court holding it answerable for a surge in Covid instances within the nation, saying the remarks had been “uncalled for, blatant and disparaging”.
*Media is highly effective watchdog in democracy, can’t be stopped from reporting discussions in increased courts, observes SC.
*Seeking reduction corresponding to media shouldn’t report on observations is just too far-fetched, observes SC on EC’s plea against Madras HC order.
*We do not wish to demoralise HCs as they’re very important pillars of democracy: SC on excessive courtroom’s statement against EC.
*Judges themselves are overwhelmed by scenario on floor in Covid instances, says SC on EC’s plea against essential remarks by Madras HC.
*Covid administration not our drawback, however after 20 days of polls in Tamil Nadu, HC says we needs to be charged with homicide: EC to SC.
*There was steady debate in media over Madras High Court’s remarks on homicide fees against us: EC to SC.
*Take it in proper spirit, you’ve gotten completed good job: SC to EC on Madras HC remarks against ballot panel.
*Will take note of EC’s grievance, and to better of our skills, attempt to stability between rights of ballot panel and HCs: SC.
*Line must be drawn someplace: EC to Supreme Court on homicide cost comment made by Madras HC.
*EC doesn’t have workers to comprise folks in rallies; there’s assumption that it has accountability for Covid administration: Poll panel to SC.
*Please inform Election Commission that Madras HC’s effort was to not run down establishment: SC to senior advocate Rakesh Dwivedi for ballot panel.
*SC reserves order on EC plea against Madras HC comment holding it answerable for Covid surge, fastening its officers with homicide fees. PTI