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The current state of media regulation has a lot to do with it.
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Commission asked media to refrain from running exit polls or predictions about seats in future.
The Aarushi Talwar case, the Nirbhaya rape case, the Sheena Bora murder case and most recently the Kanhaiya Kumar incident share a frightening denominator -- that of "trial by media". The media is fast rising as a "janta ki adalat", trying cases and delivering verdicts of its own volition, undermining the administration of criminal justice in India.