Publisher & Editor of Divya Himachal Vs. Parkash Chand [Himachal Pradesh High Court, 11-12-2017]

Defamation – Publishing Defamatory News – a newspaper is in no different position from an individual and it cannot give currency to a defamatory statement and escape upon the ground itself that, it showed that it did not believe that which it had published. That may have some bearing on the […]

Publication of Photograph of Defaulter in Newspaper

The Gauhati High Court in State Bank of India Vs. Lalsangbera dated 30 Jan 2015 has held that “no infirmity in the judgment and order passed by the trial Court and the Appellate Court restraining the bank from publishing photograph of the defaulter in newspapers”. Justice L.S. Jamir of Aizawl Bench opined that “by publishing the […]

Denial of Govt. Advertisement is Unjustifiable; HC

The Kerala High Court in a judgment dated 23 June 2015 between Inter Media Publishing Ltd. Vs. State of Kerala has viewed that “in the absence of constitution of any mechanism by way of formation of a Committee to assess and evaluate the information and ideas provided in the newspaper, the decision taken […]