Freedom of Press: Supreme Court says it can't create separate avenue for journalists to come directly to SC to quash FIRs

The Court said that while free speech and press freedom are crucial, alternative remedy before the High Court should be exhausted.
Freedom of Press: Supreme Court says it can't create separate avenue for journalists to come directly to SC to quash FIRs
Supreme Court, media

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it cannot create a separate avenue for journalists to come directly to the top court under Article 32 to quash cases registered against them (Foundation for Independent Journalism v. State of UP).

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