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Asked August 24, 2013

Social Media and defamation cases?

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I want to know some decided cases and ongoing cases on Social media and Defamation in indian and international context

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Aditya Marwah


Here are some of the ongoing and decided latest cases of Supreme Court,



1.      Gambhirsinh R. Dekare v. Falgunbhai Chimanbhai Patel and Anr. AIR 2013 SC 1590

2.      Sahara India Real Estate Corporation Ltd. and Ors. v. Securities and Exchange Board of India and Anr. 2012 CriLJ 4594

3.      Sangeetaben Mahendrabhai Patel v. State of Gujarat and Anr. 2012(2) ACR 1526(SC)

4.      Dr. Mehmood Nayyar Azam   v.  State of Chattisgarh and Ors. AIR 2012 SC 2573


Here are some of the cases based on international context relating to defamation, they are of UK,

1.      John Yapp v. Foreign and Commonwealth Office MANU/UKWQ/0090/2013

2.      Stobart Group Limited and Ors.v. Peter Elliott MANU/UKWQ/0060/2013

3.      Harvey Smith v. Bobby Dha MANU/UKWQ/0059/2013


4.      United States Ex Rel. Estate of Robert Cunningham v. Millennium Laboratories of California, Inc. MANU/FEFC/0073/2013

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