The Bench observed that in the month of November there was a spike of COVID-19 cases in Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Two day ago, Kamra tweeted a picture of his index and middle finger and tweeted, “One of these 2 fingers is for CJI Arvind Bobde... ok let me not confuse you it’s the middle one.”
A Bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan dismissed the plea saying it is a government's decision and the court can't interfere in it. "How can this court direct it? It's for the government to decide. Dismiss," the Bench said.
The charges relate to four tweets against the Supreme Court for ordering the release of Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami on interim bail.
"For abetment, there must be direct and indirect act of commission of offense. If a person commits suicide in Maharashtra and blames govt, will CM be arrested?" senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for Goswami, said.
Arnab Goswami was arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of 53-year-old interior designer Anvay Naik and his mother in 2018.
A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee dismissed a plea challenging the Calcutta High Court order against the firecracker ban.
The Bombay High Court had on November 7 reserved its order on Arnab Goswami's plea challenging his arrest and seeking relief in the matter.
A bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde, also said that Arnab Goswami should not be arrested in the case till the next date of hearing.
Currently, campaigning for the by-election to the state Assembly is underway in Madhya Pradesh. Voting on 28 assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh bypolls will take place on November 3 and the results will be declared on November 10.