Not averse to criticism: Supreme Court
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was not averse to criticism but would not accept motive being attributed to its proceedings and decisions.
"We welcome the criticism of the court. (But) We cannot accept the motives being attributed. It is something very serious that cannot be accepted," said the apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice HL Gokhale.
The court said this while giving former army chief General (retd) VK Singh time till Nov 15 to respond to its suo moto contempt of court notice initiated by it taking cognisance of his interview to a news channel where he had alleged pressure on judges in his date of birth matter.
"We cannot allow the court to be scandalised like this," said Justice Lodha.
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