Live streaming of court proceedings got a green signal from supreme court

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In an historic verdict Supreme court today gave a green signal to live stream the court proceedings

also the court said it will promote transparency in the judiciary system and provides accountability and serve public interest on “right to know” what happens inside of court room

Chief Justice Deepak Misra led bench said, “The concept of access to justice can be stretched through live streaming. Litigants are entitled to know how their cases are dealt with. Litigants will also know how his or her lawyer is presenting the case.”

The Chief Justice however, had a word of caution for sensitive rape trials or matrimonial cases and said rules have to be followed for this

The court had also said live streaming of proceedings “will help students to learn.”