[BREAKING] Might of State should not be used against journalists or to browbeat political opinion: Supreme Court

The Court, however, added that journalists have a responsibility in how they report the matters, more so in a “twitter age”.
Supreme Court
Supreme Court

State force should not be used to browbeat a political opinion or make journalists suffer the consequences of what is already in public domain, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while appreciating the stance of the West Bengal government in withdrawing cases against editor and reporters of online web portal OpIndia [Nupur Sharma vs State of West Bengal].

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