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Defamation
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

India  /  Published 04.07.19

Rahul and Yechury granted bail in RSS defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury will face trial after pleading not guilty in a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.The court read out to Rahul and Yechury the...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 16.06.19

Against sedition law: Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday said the sedition law should not be invoked in cases related to social media posts and defamation, reiterating the need to scrap the draconian pr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

Liberty is the bedrock of a democratic polity

There is no doubting the burden on courts in India. What adds to the load is the corrective action that the judiciary has had to take repeatedly in response to excesses committed by elected dispensati...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.06.19

Kanojia wife files habeas corpus plea in Supreme Court

Arrested journalist Prashant Kanojia’s wife Jagisha Arora filed a habeas corpus plea in the Supreme Court on Monday. The vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi will hear th...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

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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

Bihar  /  Published 29.11.18

HC quashes defamation case against Sushil Modi

Patna High Court on Thursday quashed a defamation case filed against Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi nearly two decades ago, when he was an Opposition leader.Justice Ahsanuddin Amanullah...
By PTI in Patna

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 28.05.19

Rahul asked to appear before Gujarat court on July 12 in defamation case

A Gujarat court has asked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi to appear before it in connection with criminal defamation suits filed against him by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman Aja...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

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


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