NBF hails Supreme Court of India upholding human liberty

  •  November 28,2020 By IndianTelevision Team

New Delhi: The News Broadcasters Federation hails supreme court of India, upholding sacrosanct principle of human liberty in its judgement providing interim relief to Arnab Goswami, MD and editor in chief of Republic Media Network.

The apex court in its judgement explained that the writ of liberty runs through the fabrics of constitution of India, while highlighting the role and constitutional duty of high court and sub-ordinate courts to protect the citizens from the misuse of criminal law and authority. “Deprivation of liberty even for a single day is one day too many” the court had observed.

NBF herein reiterates and urges the government of India to immediately setup and independent neutral national agency to investigate into any allegations of professional misconduct by the journalists, executives and owners of the media company, in order to prevent selective harassment by the state authority and ensure freedom of press.

NBF is the most democratic and largest congregation of news broadcasters across the country, striving for the best interest – editorial and business – of news TV channels.

NBF counts Dighvijay, DY365 News, First India Rajasthan, Gulistan News, IBC24, India News, JK 24*7, Living India News, News Live, News Nation, NewsX, North East Live, Odisha TV, Prag News, MH One News, PuthiyaThalaimurai TV, Republic TV, Republic Bharat, Newsfirst Kannada, S Newz, TV5, and Twenty Four News among its members.