The Supreme Court on Tuesday deprecated the practice of parties submitting arguments to the Court in sealed covers, with Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana stating that the same cannot be condoned..The Supreme Court was hearing an appeal by one Dinesh Kumar against a verdict of the Patna High Court."Please do not give sealed covers in this court. We do not want any sealed covers here," the CJI said..The reply came when Senior Advocate Ranjit Kumar submitted before the Court that the accused had made statements on social media against judges, and thus the State be permitted to file a sealed cover report citing the statements made. .The Supreme Court had come under criticism during the tenures of previous CJIs for accepting submissions of parties, especially government, in sealed covers. The Court had been panned by academics for what they called 'sealed cover jurisprudence' that kept opposite parties and public in dark about sensitive cases.Story to be updated.