A bench headed by CJI N V Ramana took note of the submissions of senior advocate Kapil Sibal that no action has been taken against those who made the hate speeches despite registration of FIR.
Banerjee on Wednesday met NCP supremo Sharad Pawar in Mumbai and called for fighting the BJP unitedly while taking a veiled swipe at the Congress leadership.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal said that despite the court's order of Thursday for providing unhindered access to the media to the election process, nothing was done.
“Communal violence is like lava erupting from a volcano. It is institutionalised violence. Wherever that lava touches, it scars the earth.
Kapil Sibal told a bench headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar that communal violence is a fertile ground for future revenge and he too had lost his maternal grandparents in Pakistan.
Sibal was referring to Shah's remarks that came while addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of various development projects in Jammu on Sunday.
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Several senior leaders, who are a part of G-23, criticised the party during media interactions and even questioned the organisational structure, demanding elections within the party.
A schedule for full-fledged organizational elections had been put before the CWC members, she said.
Earlier this week, Sibal had urged the Supreme Court to act suo motu on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
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Eight people were killed in the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district during a farmers' protest on Sunday.
Even though no date has been set, the sources said the CWC, the party's apex decision-making body, may meet this month to discuss the internal matters of the party.
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Kapil Sibal, appearing for Zakia Jafri, said this matter has suddenly come up and there are about 23,000 pages of record and they would circulate a convenience compilation.
The former Union minister also said a project like Central Vista has no relevance to a democracy unless one is able to understand "the aspirations and soul of a nation that is crying for change."
Sibal had also raised questions on the decision-making process in the party in the absence of a regular president, and demanded dialogue where all senior leaders would be heard.
Earlier, Kapil Sibal had raised questions on the party's high command in the wake of the events unfolding in Punjab.