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65% of total debates conducted by Arnab Goswami and 69% of debates by Navika Kumar were on Sushant Singh Rajput case: Intervenor informs Supreme Court
@republic @navikakumar #ArnabGoswami #SushantSinghRajputCase

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Dr Kota Neelima, who had earlier intervened in the Sudarshan TV case before the Supreme Court, has placed on record a study on the way television debates are conducted and how they constitute hate speech. @KotaNeelima @SureshChavhanke @SudarshanNewsTV #sudarshannews @hisunil
Report contains a detailed analysis of

Arnab Goswami:
32 weekdays of news content,
55 hours of programming,
76 debate topics

Navika Kumar
24 days of news content,
20 hours of programming and
32 debate topics

@navikakumar
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[SUDARSHAN TV “UPSC JIHAD” MATTER]

SC Bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud will continue hearing at 2PM the case against @SudarshanNewsTV for telecast of its show with the tag line #UPSCJihad, based on alleged infiltration of Muslims in the Civil Services.

@SureshChavhanke
In the previous hearing, the Central Government informed the SC that a fresh show-cause notice had been issued to @SudarshanNewsTV on the prima facie finding that the controversial “Bindas Bol” programme had violated the Cable Act.

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A letter seeking for adjournment has been circulated by the Union of India.

It states that show cause notice had been issued to @SudarshanNewsTV on 23rd September, and was made returnable on 28th September.

#SudarshanTV #Upscjihad
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𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐈𝐧 𝐓𝐨𝐩 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐭:
<𝙎𝙪𝙙𝙖𝙧𝙨𝙝𝙖𝙣 𝙏𝙑𝙨 𝙎𝙝𝙤𝙬 “𝙐𝙋𝙎𝘾 𝙅𝙞𝙝𝙖𝙙”>

Bench led by Justice DY Chandrachud will continue hearing the plea against @SudarshanNewsTV show based on the alleged “infiltration” of Muslims in Civil Services.

@SureshChavhanke
The show with the Tag Line UPSC Jihad was restrained from telecast by SC on prima facie observations of its intent and purpose being — to vilify the Muslim community.

#BindasBol
#SudarshanNews
@SudarshanNewsTV
@SureshChavhanke
Arguments are expected to continue today afternoon, after Advocate Shadan Farasat concluded the day before.

Farasat's arguments centred around why the court should continue the injunctive orders against the telecast.

Read a crux of his arguments here 👇
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Madhu Kishwar files intervention application in plea challenging @SudarshanNewsTV 's #BindasBol show on #UPSC_Jihad

She says petitioner relied on her statements made to @SureshChavhanke & that she should not be forced to "compromise her constitutional rights" @madhukishwar Image
Madhu Kishwar further avers that petitioner has filed the plea against the show in #SupremeCourt to bypass Centre "which is the final authority to determine free speech policy." Image
[Sudarshan TV] Madhu Kishwar seeks to intervene in "UPSC Jihad" case, says plea before Supreme Court was filed to bypass government
@madhukishwar @SudarshanNewsTV @SureshChavhanke #BindasBol #SudarshanNews #UPSC_Jihad

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'Initiate Winding Up Proceedings Against Sudarshan TV Ltd For Acting Against Integrity Of India': Professor Prof. Jagdeep Chhokar And Venkatesh Naik Write To Govt. @SudarshanNewsTV livelaw.in/top-stories/in…
The petitioners urge Home Ministry and MCA to initiate proceedings for winding up before the jurisdictional National Company Law Tribunal against M/s @SudarshanNewsTV Channel Ltd. under Section 271(b) r/w Section 272(1)(f) of the Companies Act, 2013

@SureshChavhanke
As per Section 271(b) of Companies Act, A company may, be wound up by the Tribunal,—
if the company has acted against the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or morality
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J Sai Deepak: Applicants seek to place befre this Hon’ble Court a Report titled “A Study on Contemporary Standards in Religious Reporting by Mass Media” prepared by @OpIndia_com which captures approx 100 instances of patently false reportage by media

#SudarshanNews #Intervention
J Sai Deepak: There are three issues have been submitted:

1. Question of Jurisdiction
2. What is Hate Speech
3. OpIndia report which tracks the contemporary landscape on the standards set by mass media in religious reporting

#SudarshanNews #Intervention
Justice Indu Malhotra enquire as to who has authored the Report and what are its contents

Mr. @jsaideepak submitted that Report has been prepared by Opindia and that its contents have been put together based on database maintained by Opindia on false religious reportage in media
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#SudarshanNews matter commences in #SupremeCourt with sr Adv Mukul Rohatgi mentioning he is appearing for NBF (National Broadcasters' Federation).
Rohatgi informs NBF is the largest body of channels in India, having majority of regional channels as its members. He adds NBF wants to put its views forth on regulations relating to TV channels. Former CJI KS Khehar has agreed to be a part of the NBF's self-regulatory body.
Adv Sai Deepak J mentions applications on behalf of @OpIndia_com, @indiccollective & Upword Foundn.

The application contends #SupremeCourt doesn't have jurisdiction to frame guidelines. He adds there are over 1000 reports how media has been reporting about religious issues.
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<𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗢𝗻 𝗦𝘂𝗱𝗮𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗧𝗩'𝘀 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗢𝗻 "𝗨𝗣𝗦𝗖 𝗝𝗶𝗵𝗮𝗱">
#SupremeCourt's Justice DY Chandrachud led three-judge bench will resume hearing plea which has sought a stay on @SudarshanNewsTV's show with the tagline "#UPSC_Jihad"
#BindasBol
@SureshChavhanke
On the last date of hearing, Senior Advocate Shyam Divan who appeared for @SudarshanNewsTV made submissions, justifying the show on the premise of "investigative journalism", detailing the nexus between @zakatindia and its terror links.
#UPSC_Jihad
@SureshChavhanke
Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi on screen.

Bench assembles.

Rohatgi says that he has filed an impleadment application on behalf of a body called "NDF".

@SudarshanNewsTV
#UPSC_Jihad
@SureshChavhanke
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BREAKING: OPIndia, Indic Collective Trust and Upword Foundation seek to intervene in the @SudarshanNewsTV case in SC. Asks whether its constitutionally permissible for SC to judicially legislate a new species of impermissible speech,
namely Hate Speech? @OpIndia_com @jsaideepak
Plea says assuming the authority finds nothing objectionable with the content under the applicable law, does any statute or the Constitution itself permit Constitutional Courts to step into the shoes of the State to restrain the broadcast of such content? #SupremeCourt
In the backdrop of the #UPSC_Jihad case, "neither morals nor laws can or must be laid down in vacuum. After all, they do not operate in vacuum and must, therefore, be informed
by experience."
@jsaideepak @SudarshanNewsTV @indiccollective @upword_
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Centre files additional Affidavit before SC in #SudarshanNews matter.

The self-regulatory mechanism for redressal of complaints in case of all the aforesaid organisations are, by and large, effective and ensures impartiality: Centre

@SudarshanNewsTV
#BindasBol
#UPSC_Jihad
When complaints are received in the Ministry with regard to violation of Programme and Advertising Codes, the same are sent to the self-regulating bodies for addressing the grievances.

@SudarshanNewsTV
#BindasBol
#UPSC_Jihad
However, in respect of TV channels which are not members of the self-regulating bodies, the matter is taken up directly by the Ministry.

@SudarshanNewsTV
#BindasBol
#UPSC_Jihad
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Dᴀʏ 5 Sᴜᴘʀᴇᴍᴇ Cᴏᴜʀᴛ ʜᴇᴀʀɪɴɢ- 'UPSC Jɪʜᴀᴅ' ᴄᴀsᴇ

Justice DY Chandrachud led three-judge bench will resume hearing plea seeking stay on @SudarshanNewsTV 's #UPSC_Jihad case. Petitioners to press for continuation of injunction

#SupremeCourt
@SureshChavhanke
The hearing resumes after Senior Adv Shyam Divan made detailed submissions on Sept 18 detailing the nexus between @zakatindia and terror linked charitable trusts etc thereby justifying their claim of how it is "UPSC Jihad"
Meanwhile, Zakat Foundation of India has moved Supreme Court to intervene and provide clarification on charges leveled against it by Sudarshan News. @zakatindia claims that the show is nothing but and deep rooted malaise against Muslims @SureshChavhanke
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[BREAKING] Sudarshan News while informing SC that it will follow all the laws while telecasting #UPSC_Jihad states that it was pained when @ndtv aired a program on "Hindu Terror", & another on "Saffron terror", both anchored by @BDUTT
@SudarshanNewsTV
@SureshChavhanke Image
The affidavit states that just adjacent to the NDTV programme caption i.e. “‘Hindu’ Terror: Myth or fact?”, a Hindu Saint was shown with ‘Tilak’ and ‘Chillam’ and also
a ‘Trishul’ (one of most scared symbols for Hindus and associated ‘Lord Shiva’)."

#FreeSpeech
#bindaasbol Image
[STORY] "Pained" by NDTV show on "Hindu terror" &"Saffron terror": Sudarshan News tells SC that all laws will be followed in airing UPSC Jihad

#SupremeCourt #UPSC_Jihad #SudarshanNews #SudarshanTV
@SureshChavhanke @SudarshanTVnews @ndtv

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News Broadcasters' Association has filed a new affidavit before SC IN @SudarshanNewsTV matter requesting SC to officially give recognition for “independent Self-Regulatory mechanism” so as to make all news channels, members or otherwise, duty bound to follow its directives Image
"Amenability to NBSA mechanism should be made a term of the Uplinking/Downlinking permission for news channels, and the orders made, if any, against any news broadcaster may be considered by the Ministry at the time of grant and renewal of such permissions," NBA
#SudarshanNews
During the hearing of the case against @SudarshanNewsTV News TV's #UPSC_Jihad show SC chided NBA over its laxity in enforcing its own regulations.

Justice D Y Chandrachud called the NBA 'toothless'.

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#SudarshanNews matter commences in the #SupremeCourt with sr adv Sanjay Hegde making an appearance for #ZakatFoundation. He says this is a non-sectarian group, doing social works.
Hegde says #ZakatFoundation is above board, doesn't conduct residential programmes.

Justice DY Chandrachud asks Hegde to take a call whether they want to officially intervene: "We will allow that..more the merrier. But you first decide."

Hegde seeks time till Monday.
Sr adv Shyam Divan starts arguing for #SudarshanNews & @SureshChavhanke.

Divan says the interim decision to ban the telecast may not be the wisest decision by a constitutional court that is expected to give widest amplitude to the right of free speech.
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A three-judge bench comprising Justices D Y Chandrachud, Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph to commence hearing at 12 noon, a plea seeking a ban on the #SudarshanTV's show on the so-called “infiltration of Muslims” in the Civil Services.
The Court on Sep 15 had restrained #SudarshanTV from broadcasting the remaining episodes of its show, till further orders.

"An insidious attempt has been made to insinuate that the community is involved in a conspiracy to infiltrate the civil services", the Court had noted.
Details of the stand of the Central Government and the Sudarshan TV can be read here 👇

#SudarshanNews

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𝐒𝐮𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐧 𝐓𝐕: “𝐔𝐏𝐒𝐂 𝐣𝐢𝐡𝐚𝐝”:

SC to continue hearing plea challenging Sudarshan TV’s #UPSC_Jihad show today.
Sr. Adv Shyam Divan is expected to argue for the Channel, seeking vacation of stay on airing of the episodes at 12 PM
@SudarshanNewsTV
@SureshChavhanke
#SupremeCourt’s Justice Chandrachud led bench had restrained Sudarshan TV News from telecasting remaining episodes of the 'Bindas Bol' show about Muslims clearing the UPSC exam until further orders, after prima facie observing that the object of the show was to vilify Muslims.
@SudarshanNewsTV has stated that the show has been made out of investigative journalism, which reveals “illegal foreign funding” tied to terrorist linked organizations of UPSC coaching centres that cater to the minority community.

@SureshChavhanke
#UPSC_Jihad
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Sᴜᴅᴀʀsʜᴀɴ TV Hᴇᴀʀɪɴɢ ᴛᴏ Rᴇsᴜᴍᴇ
《Live Thread》

Justice DY Chandrachud led bench will hear the plea challenging @SudarshanNewsTV 's #UPSC_Jihad program at 12 pm. Senior Adv Shyam Divan for channel will argue to vacate the earlier injunction order

#SupremeCourt
Earlier the top court had injuncted @SureshChavhanke from airing the program detailing about how Muslims were infiltrating UPSC services. Sudarshan News claims the show is about the illegal foreign funding tied to terrorist linked organizations in minority UPSC coaching centres
Senior Adv Shyam Divan for @SudarshanNewsTV will begin arguments today citing how the injunction order needs to be vacated in view of freedom of press and speech.

Petitioners maintain the show disturbs communal harmony in the country and unjustly targest the largest minority.
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[BREAKING] @SudarshanNewsTV moves Supreme Court seeking live telecast of proceedings in the case instituted against its #UPSC_Jihad programme.
@SureshChavhanke
#SupremeCourt
Plea says "sunlight is the best disinfectant & that live streaming as an extension of the principle of open courts will ensure that the interface between a court hearing with
virtual reality will result in the dissemination of information
in the widest possible sense."
[STORY] Sudarshan TV moves Supreme Court seeking live telecast of case against it's UPSC Jihad program, says 'Sunlight is the best disinfectant'

@SureshChavhanke @SudarshanNewsTV #SudarshanNews #SudarshanTV #SupremeCourt #UPSC_Jihad
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#SudarshanTV matter gets adjourned for tomorrow for detailed arguments.

The channel will principally argue on lifting the injunction order against telecast of its show.
While adjourning the matter, SC observes channels use air waves, which is a public property & hence liable to restrictions under Article 19 (2).

Press Council of India agrees with this view, saying use of air waves makes broadcasters complete liable.
The petitioner's lawyer Anoop G Chaudhary submits he wants to press for a contempt against #SudarshanNews editor @SureshChavhanke for a "contemptuous" tweet against this court.

Chandrachud J: If he has said something silly, we will ignore it.
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1/n (Thread) What exactly did @SudarshanNewsTV submit before SC to prove that there exists a "UPSC Jehad"?

So, @zakatindia is the organization that trains Muslim candiates for UPSC exams

Sudarshan TV claims ZFI recieved donation from Madina Trust UK
2/n @SudarshanNewsTV
claims Dr.Zahid Ali Parvez, Trustee, Madina Trust is also a trustee with the Islamic Foundation. The Times, UK had reported that two Islamic Foundation trustees were on the UN sanctions list of people associated with Taliban and Al-Qaeda.
3/n ZFI has also recieved donations from  Muslim Aid (UK). Affidavit says
as per Mr.Sam Westrop, Director of Middle East Forum’s Islamist Watch, Muslim Aid, UK has repeatedly been found involved with a number of terror networks. @zakatindia
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Supreme Court to continue hearing today the petition against the telecast of 'Bindas Bol' show of Sudarshan News TV @SudarshanNewsTV, hosted by its Chief Editor Suresh Chavhanke @SureshChavhanke.

#SudarshanNews Image
On Sep 15, the top court had stopped the telecast of the remaining episodes of the show, after prima facie observing that the 'object, intent and the purpose of the show was to vilify the Muslim community'.

#SudarshanNews
#SureshChavhanke Image
Sudarshan News TV has filed counter-affidavit in the court claiming that the show was a piece of investigative journalism and there was no "ill-will against any community.

The story about the affidavit may be read here :

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《𝑺𝑪 𝑯𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑨𝒍𝒆𝒓𝒕》

Supreme Court to hear plea seeking stay on @SudarshanNewsTV program of #UPSC_Jihad & to balance freedom of speech & expression with the right of a journalist.
@SureshChavhanke
#SupremeCourt
#LiveUpdates Image
SC had observed it would form a committee leading to formation of standards for electronic media. It had also said that one "cannot say that Muslims are infiltrating the civil services." The channel was injuncted from airing any more episodes till further orders.
Centre in its reply has informed SC that it should first regulate digital media as it has a wider reach. Next ir contends that SC should not lay down standards without an amicus or committee of amicus since its one show or a few episodes.
@MIB_India
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#SudarshanNews in its Affidavit filed in SC states that they used the words “UPSC Jehad” because it has come to the knowledge through various sources that Zakat Foundation has received funds from various terror-linked organizations.

#UPSCJihad
@SudarshanNewsTV
Some of the contributors are linked to organizations or are organizations that fund extremist groups. The funds received by the Zakat Foundation, in turn, are used to support aspirants for IAS, IPS or UPSC , Says the affidavit by @SureshChavhanke

#UPSCJihad
@SudarshanNewsTV
It is also a matter of national security. Consistent with the national security requirements of our country, there ought to be a public debate and discussion on the source of such funding. Says the affidavit by @SureshChavhanke

#UPSCJihad
@SudarshanNewsTV
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[BREAKING] In the plea against @SudarshanNewsTV program of #UPSC_Jihad , Centre tells Supreme Court that if it undertakes an excercise to regulate media then the first on the radar should be "digital media" & not TV or electronic media as the former has a wider reach. @MIB_India Image
(FULL STORY) [BREAKING] Regulate digital media first before TV or Electronic media, Centre tells Supreme Court in plea against Sudarshan TV'S UPSC Jihad

#SudarshanNews #SudarshanTV @SureshChavhanke @SudarshanNewsTV

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News Broadcasters Association has also filed an affidavit in the top court in this matter and has submitted that matters dealing with similar issues regarding allegations of communalisation of a particular community is pending before a CJI SA Bobde led bench #NBA
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