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SC refuses urgent listing of plea challenging HC order to ban TikTok app

PTI
Published Apr 8, 2019, 11:13 am IST
Updated Apr 8, 2019, 11:13 am IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the plea will come up for hearing in due course of time.
The Supreme Court on Monday refused urgent listing of a plea challenging the recent Madras High Court order banning downloading of the 'TikTok' app over concerns of pornographic content. (Photo: File)
 The Supreme Court on Monday refused urgent listing of a plea challenging the recent Madras High Court order banning downloading of the 'TikTok' app over concerns of pornographic content. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused urgent listing of a plea challenging the recent Madras High Court order banning downloading of the 'TikTok' app over concerns of pornographic content.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the plea will come up for hearing in due course of time.

 

The Madras High Court had on April 3 directed the Centre to ban mobile application 'TikTok' as it voiced concern that "pornographic and inappropriate content" were made available through such apps.

It had passed the interim order on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition which sought to ban TikTok on the grounds that it allegedly contained content that "degraded culture and encouraged pornography".

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