[Breaking] Election Commission moves Madras High Court against "murder charges" comment; says media should not report oral comments made by court

The plea comes in the wake of reports of the Court's April 26 oral observations that the ECI should "be put on murder charges probably" for failing to ensure compliance of COVID-19 protocol during election rallies
Madras HC election commission
Madras HC election commission

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has moved the Madras High Court seeking directions to be issued to media houses to confine their reports to observations recorded in orders or judgments and to refrain from reporting on oral observations made during court proceedings in a case concerning COVID protocol for vote counting in Tamil Nadu.

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