SC elevates gag order on Amar Singh conversations tapes.

amar singh tapesThe Supreme Court today elevated its gag order on the media restrictive it from broadcasting and publishing stuffing of the taped conversations of earlier Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh with top politicians and Bollywood stars.

A bench of Justices GS Singhvi and AK Ganguly discharged Singh’s petition and evacuated its interim order passed on February 27, 2006 restraining the media from making contents of the conversation public.

The apex court had on February 27, 2006, restrained the electronic and the print media from broadcasting and publishing the filling of the taped conversations of anybody, counting that of Singh.

Singh, who was the Samajwadi Party general secretary at the time when his telephones were tapped, had prior indicted the Congress through its President and private telecom operator Reliance Infocomm, of being following the tapping although had later withdrawn his accusations against the Congress.


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