• Monday, August 15, 2022

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India’s Supreme Court Allows Live-Streaming of Cases

The new judgement is also expected to reduce overcrowding in the courtrooms. (Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

In a landmark ruling, in a bid to enhance transparency in the judicial system of the country, India’s top court, supreme court on Wednesday (26) has decided to start live-streaming some of its cases. The new judgement is also expected to reduce overcrowding in the courtrooms. Courts in India are open to the public but don’t permit video recording or live streaming. Hearing a litigation, a three-member judge bench at the country’s top court said, a pilot project on live-streaming would be started and developed over time. “Live-streaming of court proceedings is manifestly in public interest,” the court said in…

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