Right to free speech does not confer right to tarnish someone's reputation: Calcutta High Court

"Having a fundamental right of right to freedom of speech and expression into an individual does not confer such right in absolute form if it tarnishes the image and reputation of a person," the Court said.
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court recently observed that the fundamental right to speech does not confer any right to tarnish someone's reputation in society [Soumendra Kumar Biswas vs Sheshadri Goswami].

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