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Who is Gauri Lankesh?

Gauri Lankesh was the editor of ' Gauri Lankesh Patrike' a weekly Kannada tabloid, besides owning some other publications. In her works, she had often voiced her opinions against the communal politics, caste system as well as against the establishment.

Supreme Court’s judgment on criminal defamation is the latest illustration of a syndrome

Our punitive impulses are an expression of deep institutional failure.


Speak no evil

Supreme Court has upheld criminal defamation, leaving important public misgivings unaddressed.

Centre in Supreme Court: ‘Striking down defamation will lead to anarchy’

Govt said that with the advent of the Internet where obnoxious content is in the cyber world forever, reputation has become more important today than it was when the Constitution was framed.

Tytler defamation case: Court asks Phoolka for original TV show transcripts

The judge said the case does not relate to the 1984 riots and asked Phoolka to settle the matter.

Court records statement of AAP member in case against news portal over sting operation

The plea was filed by the AAP and its Sangam Vihar MLA Dinesh Mohania.


Delhi Court takes cognizance of defamation case against Army Chief

“I have heard arguments. I take cognizance. Put up for recording of pre-summoning evidence on April 10,” the magistrate said.

Badal files plea to take back case against Capt

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday filed an application before a lower court of Chandigarh seeking permission to withdraw a case of criminal defamation filed against former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.