Should governments use defamation to stifle criticism: SC will decide in Vijaykanth case


Does having a different opinion or being critical in a democracy give governments the right to slap a defamation case? This is an aspect that will be examined by the Supreme Court of India. A Bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and C Nagappan yesterday issued notices to Tamil Nadu government among others on a petition challenging the prosecution in a defamation case.
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Author: Vicky Nanjappa

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