The Supreme Court on Friday told Sudarshan News that it cannot “brand” every member of the Muslim community and alienate them with divisive agenda, with its show on their “infiltration” in the civil services, Bar and Bench reported. The court, however, said that it cannot serve as a censor.
The court made the remark while hearing petitions opposing the telecast of the controversial show.
The TV channel had on Thursday defended its communal show titled “Bindas Bol” in the top court, saying that it was a piece of investigative journalism. The channel had said that it was investigating an organisation named Zakat Foundation, which was supporting civil services aspirants but also had alleged links to terror groups. The Supreme Court had stayed the programme on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice DY Chandrachud, told the channel that it could…