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Delhi HC Directs Arnab Goswami To Exercise Restraint while reporting on the matter of Sunanda Pushkar

Lawstreet Journal 12 Sep 2020 12:18am

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Recently, reputed News Broadcaster Arnab Goswami, of Republic TV has been found in the midst of a disruption relating to the injunction filed by politician Mr. Shashi Tharoor. The High Court of Delhi directed Goswami to exercise certain restraint until the plea filed by Mr. Tharoor is disposed of. The plea seeks an injunction against defamatory broadcasting on Sunanda Pushkar. While giving directions to Mr. Goswami, the Delhi High Court directed him to “bring down the rhetoric”.

A single Bench of Hon’ble Justice Mukta Gupta issued the notice to file a reply to Goswami. The Hon’ble judge shed light on the fact that during a pending investigation, especially in a criminal case, it is best if the media refrains from commenting on the case. It is encouraged for the media to dissuade from running a parallel trial. Similarly, the media is discouraged from claiming that either party of the case is guilty or alleges to make any unsubstantiated claims. The court further added that 'The sanctity of an investigation and evidence has to be understood and respected'.

A plea that sought interim injunction was filed by Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor. The injunction was filed against Editor of Republic TV, Arnab Goswami. The injunction sought to restrain the aforementioned editor from reporting or broadcasting any news or show that was even remotely related to Mrs. Sunanda Pushkar’s death. This injunction was filed to stop Mr. Arnab Goswami from doing such acts until the case in question was pending. Another objective of the… Continue Reading...

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