'Reply to Plea on Defamation Laws'

Published: 10th July 2015 04:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th July 2015 04:37 AM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI:The SC on Thursday sought the Centre’s response on a plea filed by a media professionals’ organisation challenging the Constitutional validity of certain provisions, including penal laws, on defamation. The plea was filed by the Foundation For Media Professionals through its Director Manoj Mitta. “Issue notice. A copy of this petition be served on the Office of the Attorney General of India in course of the day. Let the matter be listed along with Writ Petition on July 14,” a Bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and  Justice Prafulla C Pant said. 


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp