The Supreme Courtroom immediately took robust exception to the looks of a senior lawyer by video convention and directed him to be current within the court docket bodily.
A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and C T Ravikumar mentioned this behaviour of not coming to the court docket is unacceptable.
“We do not perceive this enterprise. Why are you not coming to the court docket? We’re sitting in court docket from 10 am to five pm. That is unacceptable. Attorneys stay bodily current within the court docket to argue the instances. You folks simply come on display for 5 minutes and return someplace. You might be busy legal professionals for varied causes. We do not admire this,” the bench noticed.
The bench refused to proceed with the matter for the listening to of which the lawyer had appeared on-line and sternly requested him to come back to the court docket on Monday.
The lawyer yielded. “Regardless of the court docket says is the phrase of legislation,” he mentioned.
The highest court docket has been listening to instances by video convention since March 2020 because of the pandemic. It relaxed or tightened the circumstances once in a while conserving in thoughts the altering scenario.
To keep away from overcrowding on miscellaneous days, like on a Monday and Friday, the highest court docket heard instances by digital mode solely, whereas on Tuesdays, it was by the hybrid mode.
Miscellaneous days within the Supreme Courtroom are days when contemporary petitions are listed for admission hearings.
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