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Defamation
Opinion  /  Published 29.06.20

A case for truth to save media freedom

For some years now, the growing challenge to journalism has come from the increasing use of predictable laws. These are the Sections relating to sedition and criminal defamation in the Indian Penal Co...
By Sevanti Ninan in

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.20

On duty: Judiciary must protect free press

A dangerous virus is reason enough to be afraid. It is a different matter, however, when fear is institutionalized, creating invisible limits for everyday speech and action. In India, this happened lo...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 28.02.20

HC stays defamation case against Kejriwal

The Delhi High Court on Friday stayed proceedings in a defamation case against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders for their remarks over alleged deletion of voters' names from electo...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.20

HC dismisses BJP leader's plea to order removal of defamatory content

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea of a BJP leader, who is contesting the Delhi Legislative Assembly election on February 8, to direct a news daily and Internet giant Google to take do...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.01.20

FIRs over ‘new statute’ post

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has filed defamation cases with two Lucknow police stations accusing identified people of circulating on social media a fake “new Constitution” and attributing it f...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 22.12.19

Will move court for arrest warrant clarification: Tharoor

Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said he would move court to get clarification about the news of an arrest warrant issued against him in a defamation case filed by a lawyer for allegedly defam...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 31.10.19

Ramdev defamatory video: Delhi HC to hear FB's appeal

The Delhi High Court on Thursday admitted social media giant Facebook's appeal, challenging a single-judge order directing it to globally remove, block or disable links to a video containing defamator...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

The danger of sustained attacks on the media

A blank page can, at times, speak a thousand words. In a rare moment of solidarity, rival newspaper publications in Australia agreed to run front pages that were designed to appear as if they had been...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.10.19

Rahul pleads not guilty in defamation suit

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday pleaded not guilty in a criminal defamation suit filed against him for calling Union home minister Amit Shah a 'murder accused.'The court of additional chief met...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Rahul Gandhi in court in libel case

Rahul Gandhi appeared in a Surat court on Thursday and pleaded “not guilty” to defamation charges, declaring his intent to face trial over his question at a public rally why “all the thieves hav...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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