Challenge to Delhi Assembly summons to Facebook over role in Delhi Riots: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court

Senior Advocate AM Singhvi is arguing for the Delhi Assembly
Challenge to Delhi Assembly summons to Facebook over role in Delhi Riots: LIVE UPDATES from Supreme Court
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The Supreme Court is hearing a petition by Ajit Mohan, head of Facebook India challenging summons issued by a Delhi Government panel querying him on the role of the social networking portal in the Delhi Riots.

After Senior Advocate Harish Salve (for Mohan) Solicitor General Tushar Mehta (appearing for the Central Government) and Senior Advocate Arvind Datar (for Facebook) concluded their submissions in the matter, Senior Advocate AM Singhvi had commenced arguments for the Delhi Assemby.

The hearing yesterday had been adjourned in the evening after Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul lost internet connectivity.

Live updates of the hearing today feature here.

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