Andhyarujina, K Parasaran made Amicus in criminal defamation challenge of "tremendous repercussions"

Murali Krishnan April 7 2015

Barely days after Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was struck down as unconstitutional, two highly contentious provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) are now under the scanner of the Supreme Court.

A Division Bench comprising Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Prafulla Chandra Pant today appointed two Senior Advocates, TR Andhyarujina and K Parasaran to assist the court in deciding the Constitutionality of Sections 499 and 500 of the IPC. These provisions lay down the law of criminal defamation.

Other Senior Advocates also appeared . . .

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