State of Karnataka Vs Common Cause and Ors.Etc. Etc on 18th March, 2016 – Supreme Court Of India Judgement

data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_sidebyside" data-matched-content-rows-num="1" data-matched-content-columns-num="4"

REPORTABLE

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION

REVIEW PETITION (C) NOS.1879-1881/2015

IN

WRIT PETITION (C) NOS.13/2003, 197/2004 & 302/2012

STATE OF KARNATAKA                      …PETITIONER

VERSUS

COMMON CAUSE AND ORS.ETC. ETC.    …RESPONDENTS

WITH

R.P.(C) NO.1876-1877/2015 IN W.P.(C) NO.197/2004,  R.P.(C)  NO.1834/2015  IN

W.P.(C) NO.197/2004,  R.P.(C)  NOS.2703-2705/2015  IN  W.P.(C)  NOS.13/2003,

197/2004 & 302/2012, R.P.(C) NOS.3191-3193/2015  IN  W.P.  (C)  NOS.13/2003,

197/2004 & 302/2012, R.P.(C) NOS.3275-3277/2015 IN  W.P.  (C).  NOS.13/2003,

197/2004 & 302/2012, R.P.(C) NO.3259/2015 IN  W.P.(C)  NO.197/2004,  R.P.(C)

NOS.3674-3676/2015 IN W.P. (C) NOS.13/2003,  197/2004  &  302/2012,  R.P.(C)

NOS.123-125/2016 IN W.P.(C) NOS.13/2003, 197/2004 & 302/2012.

O R D E R

 

1.We have heard the learned counsels for  all  the  contesting  parties.

Upon due consideration, we review our judgment dated 13th May,  2015  passed

in Writ Petition (Civil) No.13 of 2003,  Writ  Petition  (Civil)  No.197  of

data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_sidebyside" data-matched-content-rows-num="1" data-matched-content-columns-num="4"

2004 and Writ Petition (Civil)  No.302  of  2012  to  the  extent  indicated

below:

The exception carved out in paragraph 23 of  the  aforesaid  judgment  dated

13th May,  2015  permitting  the  publication  of  the  photographs  of  the

President, Prime Minister and Chief Justice of the country, subject  to  the

said authorities themselves deciding the question, is now  extended  to  the

Governors and the Chief Ministers of the States.

In lieu of the photograph of the  Prime  Minister,  the  photograph  of  the

Departmental  (Cabinet)  Minister/Minister  In-charge   of   the   concerned

Ministry may be published, if so desired.

In the States, similarly,  the  photograph  of  the  Departmental  (Cabinet)

Minister/Minister In-charge in lieu of the photograph of the Chief  Minister

may be published, if so desired.

All other observations/directions in the aforesaid judgment dated 13th  May,

2015 shall continue to remain in force subject to  the  above  modification.

2.    The review petitions are disposed of in the above terms.

 

………………………………….,J.(RANJAN GOGOI)

…………………………………,J.(PINAKI CHANDRA GHOSE)

NEW DELHI;

MARCH 18, 2016.

Read Also: Case Brief- State of Karnataka Vs. Common Cause And Ors.Etc. Etc

data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_sidebyside" data-matched-content-rows-num="4" data-matched-content-columns-num="4"

Read Related News: Supreme Court reversed its own judgement of 2015 and decides to allow publication of photos of CM, Governor in official advertisements