The hearing for the much publicised Jadeja-Anderson clash will take place later today. The hearing will be overseen via video conference by judicial commissioner Gordon Lewis, who is based in Australia.
The MPCC is gearing up to streamline its functioning well ahead of the Assembly elections in 2014 and planning to link all city and district units via video conference to strengthen its organisational network.
Within hours of protest from various Muslim organisations amid talks of controversial author Salman Rushdie’s video conference, Ram Pratap Singh Diggi, the owner of Diggi Palace, the venue for Jaipur Literature Festival, sensing public outrage said that no such event will take place in his premises.
With under trial prisoners often
smuggling in blades from courts during hearings and using them to attack other inmates, Tihar jail authorities have decided to move court seeking their trial through video conferencing.
The 6-member Election Commission
team, now here to assess law and order in WB before
finalising dates for the Assembly election, today held a video
conference with 10 district magistrates and superintendents of
The HC would conduct a daily hearing of the matter from Oct 18 and has directed the state to provide a video conference facility in the court and in the jail so that Kasab can attend proceedings without being physically present.