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While freedom of speech and expression is sacrosanct, the reputation of a person earned over several decades, cannot be sacrificed at the altar of such freedom, when the impugned publication, ex-facie, contains unsubstantiated allegations and defamatory imputations, regardless of the truth.

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The Court allowed the petitioner to access his X (formerly Twitter) account called ‘The Liver Doc’, after an undertaking was given that he will temporarily hide the alleged defamatory posts against Himalaya Wellness.

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Twitter had knocked the doors of the High Court after Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued its orders under S. 69-A of Information and Technology Act, 2000

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Madras High Court directed Savukku to file an affidavit of undertaking, that in future he shall guard himself against violating any orders passed by any Court, or even make any comments which may impinge the majesty of the Courts.

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Considering the fact that Senthil Balaji is a public person, the YouTube videos and tweets only make various allegations against him in performance of his official duties. Further, most of the statements are already available in public domain.

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Instagram and Twitter were ordered to take down a video disparaging the product ‘GLUCON-D’, which was posted and circulated on their platforms.

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SCOTUS unanimously held that the plaintiffs failed to allege that the social media sites had intentionally provided any substantial aid or systemically assisted ISIS, which directly led to the Reina Nightclub terror attack.

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Prominent Kannada actor Chatan Kumar, was granted conditional interim protection from cancellation of his OCI card until the next date of hearing, which has been set in June.

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In a case of circulating malicious, libelous and derogatory videos pertaining to the judicial proceedings, the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered the arrest of dismissed DSP Balwinder Singh Sekhon and another. The Court also directed global blocking of access to all the videos circulated so far.

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    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit: While determining the constitutionality of Texas statute- House Bill 20, which

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Delhi High Court: Mini Pushkarna, J. granted ad interim injunction against Pawan Khera and others (‘defendants’) who allegedly organized a Press Conference

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Delhi High Court: Asha Menon, J. denied relief sought by ‘TV Today Network’ ‘plaintiff ‘on allegations of copyright infringement, defamation and commercial

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Patiala House Court, Delhi: Devender Kumar Jangala, J. granted bail to Alt News Co-founder for tweeting the image of a scene in

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Punjab and Haryana High Court: While deciding the instant petition revolving around alleged defamatory tweets concerning the respondent by Bollywood actress Kangna

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Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI): SK Mohanty, Whole Time Member, while acting immediately on the matter, was of the opinion that

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Bombay High Court: In a controversial case, wherein an FIR had been filed against the petitioner, Sunaina Holey for allegedly creating hatred

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On the request of Twitter, Secretary Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India held a virtual interaction with Ms Monique

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Delhi High Court: Mukta Gupta, J., allowed the injunction application filed by the TV Today Network finding they have established prima facie case

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Delhi High Court: Yogesh Khanna, J., held that no coercive action shall be taken against the co-founder of ALT News with regard to

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Supreme Court: The 3-judge bench of Arun Mishra, BR Gavai and Krishna Murari, JJ has sentenced advocate Prashant Bhushan with a fine