Bombay Dyeing Chairman Nusli Wadia on Monday withdrew all defamation cases including the Rs 3000 crore suit for damages against Tata group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata and others
Hate speech in India: Media's rabble-rousing doesn't help cause, proves counter-productive to free speech
The problem of hate speech is compounded when propagated by members of the press. This is because unlike the situation where the person making the hate speech is a politician or an ordinary citizen/internet user, the media is expected to be comparatively neutral while reporting events.
SC stayed the 6 May circular of Kejriwal government on initiating defamation proceedings against media for publishing or broadcasting news that damage the reputation of the Chief Minister, the council of ministers and the government, reports said.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday filed two more defamation cases against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his comments on Twitter.