Today’s “Phrase of the Day” is take cognisance of and it is a phrase meaning “take into account, take into consideration, give attention to, take notice of something”.
Example Sentence: The clear political object (purpose) behind the invocation (citation) of the law is to create an atmosphere of fear. This, in a way, is the price which the country had to pay for the retention of the law of sedition, among other draconian (harsh & severe) laws. Therefore, the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts should take suo motu cognisance of the incidents where the state ostensibly uses draconian laws to suppress criticism and protest.
Courtesy: The Hindu