Big blow to opposition from Supreme Court, SC refuses to hear plea on misuse of CBI, ED


The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea by 14 political parties led by the Congress seeking directions for the future alleging arbitrary use of central investigative agencies against opposition leaders. I went.

A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice JB Pardiwala observed that “it would be dangerous to lay down general guidelines without regard to the facts of a case”.

Sensing the apex court’s reluctance to entertain the plea, senior advocate AM Singhvi, appearing for the political parties, sought permission to withdraw the plea.

“The counsel seeks permission to withdraw the petition at this stage,” the bench ordered. The petition is accordingly dismissed as withdrawn.”

The bench said, “You please come to us when you have a personal criminal case or cases.” There was an allegation of dangerous growth.

Apart from the Congress, the joint move includes Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), Trinamool Congress (TMC), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena (UBT), Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), Janata Dal United (JDU), Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI), Communist Party of India (CPI), Samajwadi Party (SP) and Jammu and Kashmir National Conference.


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