Sealed covers violate right to fair and reasonable proceedings: Supreme Court in MediaOne judgment

The Court said that in cases where sealed covers are sought to be used, the State must establish that national security is threatened and that principles of natural justice can be done away with.
Sealed covers and supreme court
Sealed covers and supreme court

Sealed cover proceedings violate the principles of natural justice, the Supreme Court said while setting aside the Central government's refusal to renew the broadcasting license of Malayalam news channel MediaOne on the basis of national security concerns.

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