Bangalore Court gags media houses, social media in defamation case filed by Tejasvi Surya

Aditya AK March 30 2019
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The Bangalore City Civil Court has passed an interim injunction against over forty media houses as well as social media platforms from publishing defamatory statements against BJP candidate and lawyer Tejasvi Surya.

Tejasvi Surya had filed a defamation suit in the civil court after several publications carried news stories reporting allegations of abuse against him.

The articles were prompted by an exchange on Twitter between columnist Shefali Vaidya and one Dr. Som Dutta, who alleged that Surya was a “womaniser, abuser . . .

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