Don't disrespect leaders of country or State when publishing news articles about them: Madras High Court while quashing defamation proceedings

"While printing and publishing matters with regard to leaders of the country or State, the petitioners are supposed to give respect and address them accordingly," the Court said.
Don't disrespect leaders of country or State when publishing news articles about them: Madras High Court while quashing defamation proceedings
Madras High Court

In quashing a 2016 defamation case against Tamil daily newspaper, Dinamalar, the Madras High Court recently cautioned that leaders of the country or the State should not be disrespected when articles are printed or published about them (Dr R Krishnamurthy v. The City Public Prosecutor).

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