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[LIVE UPDATES]SC Hearing Plea By Facebook India Chief Against Delhi Assembly's Summons In Connection With Delhi Riots

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
23 Sep 2020 9:13 AM GMT
[LIVE UPDATES]SC Hearing Plea By Facebook India Chief Against Delhi Assemblys Summons In Connection With Delhi Riots
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  • 23 Sep 2020 9:42 AM GMT

    The bench further records the submission of Singhvi that the meeting scheduled for today stands deferred and no further meetings will be fixed till the petition is disposed.

    The matter to be next heard on Oct 15.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:40 AM GMT

    SC issues notice on the petition.

    Counter affidavits be filed within a week. Rejoinders be filed within three days.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:37 AM GMT

    There are four or five other entries which give the power to the committee. The issue is not that simple : Singhvi.

    If the issue was simple, all of you would not have been here : J Kaul tells (smilingly).

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:33 AM GMT

    Singhvi submits that the Court cannot therefore give an interim stay on the ground that there is no power for the legislature.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:33 AM GMT

    Singhvi maintains that the committee has however power to do the enquiry. Says that this is not about police or law & order, he adds.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:33 AM GMT

    Singhvi- I will rectify the defects in the notice in 2 days.

    Kaul- The Committee is not properly advised.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:30 AM GMT

    You need to advise them better, J Kaul tells Singhvi.

    Singhvi says he will rectify the deficiencies the notice and will defer the meeting until a rectified notice is send.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:29 AM GMT

    J Kaul not persuaded. He refers to the notice and says it has a different tenor.

    Now you say he is being called in a different capacity, J Kaul says.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:29 AM GMT

    Singhvi - Since many witnesses have said FB was misused, we want to discuss mechanism to fix it.

  • 23 Sep 2020 9:26 AM GMT

    Singhvi - I am speaking for the Committee and the Chairman. Three things be recorded.

    1. He is called as a witness.

    2. No coercive action is intended.

    3. Facebook is not called as an accused. This is to find out whether Facebook was misused. We are not saying FB misused.

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