Deccan Chronicle

HC issues contempt notice to Centre on ATR over hate talk

Deccan Chronicle.| Vujjini Vamshidhar

Published on: June 9, 2022 | Updated on: June 9, 2022

Case rekates to non-compliance of HC orders to stop trending of Islamaphobia messages

Telangana High Court. (DC Photo)

Telangana High Court. (DC Photo)

Hyderabad: A Division Bench of  the Telangana High Court  comprising  Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice B. Vijaysen Reddy on Wednesday  issued notice to the Union home secretary, in a contempt case alleging non-compliance of  High  Court orders regarding to stopping of  trending of  Islamaphobia messages on social network platforms like Twitter etc.
The court  directed them to  respond to it within six weeks.
In a petition filed by Khaja Aijazuddin,  who requested the court to stop illegal trending on Twitter Inc's social network, under the names of Islamiccoronavirusjihad, Tablighijamat, Islamophobia, and others.
On April 22, 2021, the then Chief Justice Hima Kholi and Justice B. Vijayasen Reddy asked home secretary, ministry of home affairs, government of India, to evaluate the averments made in the petition and take necessary actions, if regarded expedient, as envisioned by law.
A contempt case was filed  stating that the orders of the court were not complied with.

About The Author
Latest News
Most Popular