Madras HC allows News 18 Tamil Nadu's plea for interim injunction against YouTuber Maridhas' claims of Anti-Hindu bias

"If the defendant wants to raise any social issue, he can always raise them but cannot make statements without verification", the Court said while allowing News 18's interim prayers in its Rs 1.5 crore defamation suit.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed a plea to take down videos uploaded online by YouTuber Maridhas, in which he is reported to have accused News 18 Tamil Nadu and its journalists of being "Anti-Hindu" in its reportage.

TV 18 Broadcast Limited, which runs the Tamil news channel News 18 Tamil Nadu, and two of its employees have instituted a Rs 1.5 crore defamation suit against Maridhas over these videos (TV 18 Broadcast Limited and ors v. Maridhas).

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