"If we as a Constitutional Court do not protect liberty, then who will?" Read Justice Chandrachud observations during Arnab Goswami bail hearing

"Forget Arnab Goswami for a moment, we are a Constitutional court... If we as a Constitutional Court do not lay down law and protect liberty, then who will?" he asked.
Justice DY Chandrachud
Justice DY Chandrachud

The Supreme Court hearing in the plea for interim bail moved by Republic TV's Editor-in-Chief, Arnab Goswami today saw the top Court making several pertinent remarks touching upon free speech and personal liberty.

The matter was taken up this morning by a Bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee. The hearing is presently underway:

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The hearing saw Justice Chandrachud being vocal about the role of Courts in the protection of personal liberty. Highlights of the Court's oral observations today include the following.

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