Abhishek Banerjee, Calcutta HC
Abhishek Banerjee, Calcutta HC

Media reports on Abhishek Banerjee are political propaganda; initiate defamation, we can't gag media: Calcutta High Court

"Courts of law cannot pass orders on political propaganda," the judge observed, while adding that defamation cases could be filed against some of the news reports which were opined to be "outright defamation."

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday said that it cannot "gag" media reports concerning Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee and his wife, Rujira Banerjee, even though many of such reports were outrightly defamatory. [Rujira Banerjee vs Union of India]

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