"False, misleading, and unarguably defamatory:" Delhi High Court directs The Cognate to take down tweets accusing India Today of Islamophobia

The Court observed that making unsubstantiated claims can serve as the death knell for a news channel which is expected to be fair, balanced and non-partisan.
Delhi High Court, India Today
Delhi High Court, India Today

The Delhi High Court recently directed digital news platform 'The Cognate' to take down its tweets alluding that reportage by India Today on violations of COVID-19 protocol was Islamophobic in nature [TV Today Network Ltd v. The Cognate & Ors].

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