NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Friday a PIL seeking direction to the Centre and the state governments to protect Kashmiri students, being targeted across the country in the wake of Pulwama terror attack.  A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice L. Nageswara Rao and Justice Sanjiv Khanna on Thursday said they might hear the PIL on Friday after senior counsel Colin Gonsalves mentioned it for an urgent hearing.

“It is neither possible, nor necessary,” CJI Gogoi said as Gonsalves urged the court to hear the PIL in the afternoon, at least by 2 p.m. PIL petitioner Tariq Adeeb has referred to a dozen media reports of attack on Kashmiri students across the country SC will hear distress PIL