SC stays proceedings before Madras High Court in case against Tamil magazine

first_img SC rules: Rebel Karnataka MLAs can’t be compelled to participate in trust vote Advertising Harish Salve: The lawyer who represented India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case Nakkheeran, tamil nadu governor, banwarilal purohit, madras high court, supreme court, tamil magazine nakkheeran, Indian Express news A bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer agreed to examine the Tamil Nadu government’s plea against the Madras High Court order staying proceedings against the magazine and its editor. (Source: File)The Supreme Court on Friday stayed further proceedings in the Madras High Court in a case against Tamil magazine Nakkheeran for publishing articles allegedly denigrating Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit. By PTI |New Delhi | Published: July 12, 2019 2:11:58 pm Related News Karnataka crisis: SC verdict a moral victory for rebel MLAs, says Yeddyurappa A bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer agreed to examine the Tamil Nadu government’s plea against the Madras High Court order staying proceedings against the magazine and its editor.On June 4, the Madras High Court granted interim relief to Nakkheeran editor R Gopal by staying proceedings against him in the case in a lower court.Gopal was arrested on October 9 last year under Section 124 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) which relates to “assaulting President, Governor etc with intent to compel or restrain the exercise of any lawful power”, triggering a controversy.The case was filed on a complaint from the Raj Bhavan over publication of a series of articles in Nakkheeran related to a woman assistant professor of a private college who allegedly asked girl students to extend sexual favours to university officials in return for marks and money. 1 Comment(s)last_img

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