The Wire

‘State surveillance a threat to democracy’, says The Wire's Siddharth Varadharajan at Human Rights Forum

Describing the current situation as an undeclared state of emergency, Varadarajan cautioned that this new form of surveillance is more insidious and dangerous.

published on : 11th October 2021

Actor Michael K. Williams, Omar on 'The Wire,' dead at 54

Michael William's death was being investigated as a possible drug overdose, the NYPD said. 

published on : 7th September 2021

CJI-led bench keeps away from hearing case relating to BJP chief Amit Shah's son

The Supreme Court today directed the listing of a case of a news portal's scribes, who are facing criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP President Amit Shah's son, before an appropriate bench.

published on : 12th April 2018

Supreme Court stays defamation proceedings by Jay Shah against news portal The Wire; tells Gujarat court not to proceed till April 12

The bench, also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, observed that the media should be more responsible and said it cannot write whatever it feels about anyone.

published on : 15th March 2018

Gujarat High Court restores gag order against 'The Wire' on Jay Shah's plea 

With today's order, the portal will not be able to publish any article related to the businesses of the petitioner until the hearing concludes in a civil defamatory suit filed by him.

published on : 20th February 2018

Gujarat High Court rejects The Wire's plea against Jay Shah's defamation suit

The petitioners had maintained the article was a part of investigative journalism and filing a criminal defamation suit against it was against the freedom of the press.

published on : 8th January 2018

Jay Shah case: Gujarat High Court rejects The Wire's plea against lower court gag order

Gujarat HC rejected a petition by The Wire challenging a gag order passed by a lower court in a civil defamation case filed by BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay Shah over a news portal article.

published on : 28th November 2017

Gujarat High Court reserves order on The Wire's plea against defamation case filed by Jay Shah

Advocate Mihir Joshi, representing journalist Rohini Singh, the author of the article "The Golden Touch of Jay Amit Shah", and its editors, told the court that the article was not defamatory.

published on : 20th November 2017

Gujarat High Court reserves order on The Wire plea against lower court gag order

The Wire had maintained that the story about the surge of revenue of Shah's company Temple Enterprise Private Ltd was factually correct and based on the documents obtained from a government office.

published on : 17th November 2017

Jay Shah doesn't appear in court, case against Wire adjourned

The suit was filed after a report in The Wire claiming that the turnover of Jay Shah's firm grew exponentially after the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power in the country in 2014.

published on : 13th November 2017

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat Court issues summons to The Wire journalist Rohini Singh, editors; asks them to respond by November 13

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S K Gadhvi issued summonses to journalist Rohini Singh, five editors and the non-profit company that publishes The Wire.

published on : 24th October 2017

Court adjourns Amit Shah's son Jay Shah's defamation case against The Wire till October 16

An Ahmedabad court has adjourned the defamation case filed by BJP President Amit Shah's son Jay Shah against The Wire over the article questioning the jump in turnover in Jay's company.

published on : 11th October 2017

I am not brave, I'm just a journalist: Rohini Singh responds to Jay Shah's lawsuit threat

As a response to Jay Shah's press statement, the reporter from The Wire who wrote the investigative piece posted on Facebook.

published on : 9th October 2017

'False article' gives impression my business owes success to father Amit Shah: Jay

Jay Shah said his businesses were completely transparent and conducted legally, which was indicated by the tax compliances.

published on : 9th October 2017

Congress, opposition parties demand probe into allegations against Amit Shah's son Jay

Rahul Gandhi called Jay Shah the 'only beneficiary of Demonestisation' while Kapil Sibal called it a case of 'Crony Capitalism'.

published on : 8th October 2017
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