SC refuses to stay CAA; grants Centre four weeks to respond

Last Modified Wednesday, 22 January 2020 (12:45 IST)
New Delhi:The on Wednesday refused to stay the without hearing the Centre.
"We asked the Centre to file a detailed response in four weeks time in over 140 petitions on the Constitutional validity of CAA," a bench headed by (CJI) S A Bobde said.
 
Appearing for one of the petitioners, senior advocate Kapil Sibal urged the Court to put on hold operations of CAA and postpone exercise of for time being. 
 
Attorney General KK Venugopal asked the Supreme Court to freeze filing of further petitions as more than 140 petitions on CAA have already been filed.(UNI)