Newspapers, agencies do not perform public function; not subject to writ jurisdiction under Article 226: Delhi High Court

The Court, therefore, dismissed a plea filed by one Prakash Singh, who alleged racial discrimination and harassment by a French news agency, 'Agence France Presse'.

The Delhi High Court recently stated that even though a newspaper or a press agency may have been constituted by an Act of the parliament, such an organisation engaged in the dissemination of news cannot be seen as carrying out a 'public function' [Prakash Singh vs. Union of India].

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