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Senior lawyer SK Parasaran arguing for one of the applicants told the top court that mediation talks were neither making much progress nor able to bring any positive results.
The Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi took the plaintiff’s plea into consideration. The plaintiff had sought an early hearing of the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid title dispute case.
The court had earlier granted more time to the mediation committee to reach an amicable solution in the case
The Editors Guild had on Sunday condemned the arrest of Kanojia and others.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi said the court would not like to short circuit the mediation process.
Gandhi filed a second affidavit in the court last week reiterating his stand and again expressing regret on his remarks on the Rafale verdict.
This comes two days after the Centre issued a notice to Gandhi seeking the "factual position" on his citizenship within a fortnight.
Congress leader Sushmita Dev alleged in her petition that "inaction" by EC on complaints against top BJP leaders was "a sign of invidious discrimination".
Gandhi filed a second affidavit in the court on Monday reiterating his stand and again expressing regret on his remarks on the Rafale verdict.
The court had on April 23 issued a criminal contempt notice to Gandhi for his remarks on its verdict in the Rafale case.
BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi had moved court against Rahul Gandhi's remark.
The Congress president said that the remark against PM Modi was made in the heat of political campaign.
The petition, filed by a Pune-based couple, seeks direction to declare the prohibition on entry of Muslim women into mosques in the country "illegal and unconstitutional".
The poll panel had last week banned the screening of the biopic during the current poll period.
The court's directive came on a contempt petition filed by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi.