Now, after the revival of the provision, the accused will now be able to avail advance bail in the state in cases of non-bailable offences.
Justice P Rajamanickam, who had heard the case, sought counter from the police and adjourned the case for a week with directions to police not to arrest the petitioner till then.
Filing the petition before the Madras High Court, Kamal said his speech was about Nathuram Godse only and not about Hindus as a whole.
A lawyer from the prosecution team confirmed that Vadra has sought anticipatory bail in the case in which his close aide Manoj Arora was granted interim protection from arrest till February 6.
Justice Sunil Gaur listed the matter for hearing on January 24 after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta expressed his inability to argue during the day.
Known for his 'sanskaari' image on the big screen, Alok was expelled from the Cine & TV Artistes Association last year after the rape charges came to the fore.
Senior public prosecutor Suman Chakravarthy said on Friday the police acted only within the framework of law.
The matter pertains to grant of FIPB clearance to firm M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd for investment in Aircel.
The top court refused to stay the summons issued by the Enforcement Directorate asking Karti Chidambaram to appear before it on March 1.
The matter will now come up before a separate bench of the high court
Malayalam actress abduction: Magistrate Court to hear Kavya Madhavan's anticipatory bail plea till September 18
The Ankamali Magistrate Court will hear the bail plea filed by Malayalam film actress Kavya Madhavan, wife of actor Dileep, on September 18.
The bail pleas were filed following the arrest of two top officials of the Ryan International School.
Pulsar Sunil and the other accused said they had no involvement in the crime and were falsely implicated in the case.