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Delhi HC reserves CAS case judgment

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court today reserved its judgement on a clutch of petitions on conditional access system (CAS) where the Central government is a respondent.

The government had been directed yesterday by the a two-judge bench of the high court to produce before the court official records relating to CAS where it had been stated that CAS was being deferred in Delhi owing to public interest.

Today, it was found out that the a wrong set of papers had been brought to the court by the government counsel, represented by KK Sud.

The court had wanted to see official records as it had earlier observed that deferring implementation of CAS on the plea that state elections are round the corner is making a mockery of public opinion and choice.

However, a long argument took place on the case and later the court reserved its judgement, meaning that it'd be delivered at a later date.

The petitions against the government had been filed by Zee Telefilms cable arm Siti Cable, the Delhi-based Cable Networks Association and an individual.

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