Kashmir Blackout: Supreme Court to hear petitions on September 16

Shruti Mahajan September 5 2019

A month after the the media and communications blackout was imposed in Kashmir, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the petitions challenging the same on September 16.

Senior Counsel Vrinda Grover, appearing for Kashmir Times Editor Anuradha Bhasin, told the Court that a month after the blackout, media was not being allowed to function in the valley.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta objected to this submission, calling the claims false. He listed a number of newspapers that have been publishing . . .

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