The bench, also comprising Justices Indu Malhotra and K M Joseph, suggested that a committee can be appointed to help in self-regulating the electronic media.
We are of the opinion that we may appoint a committee of five distinguished citizens who can come up with certain standards for the electronic media. We don't want any politically divisive nature and we need members who are of commendable stature, the bench said.
The counsel appearing for the petitioner has sought reliefs, including injunction on broadcasting of the programme, whose promo had claimed that channel would show the 'big expose on conspiracy to infiltrate Muslims in government service'.
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