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Defamation law Criminal offences and civil offences are generally different in terms of their punishment. Criminal cases will have imprisonment time as a potential punishment, whereas civil crime typically only results in monetary damages or not do something. But a criminal case may involve both an imprisonment period and economic penalties in the form of fines.

Criminal Defamation law should not be allowed to be an instrument in the hands of the state, especially when the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) gives public servants unfair benefits by allowing the state’s prosecutors to stand in for them when they claim to have been defamed by the media or political opponents.

Defamation is tort resulting from an injury to one’s reputation. It is the act of harming another’s reputation by making a false statement in the third person. Defamation is an invasion of the interest in importance. The law of defamation is supposed to protect people’s reputations from unfair attacks. In practice, its main effect is to hinder free speech and defend influential people from scrutiny. Defamation law allows people to sue those who say or publish false and malicious comments

Defamation law in India

By | December 14, 2020

The reason to draft this article is precisely early morning 6 AM I woke up and reading the newspaper turning into city page I found that article about Quash defamation case, and it’s quite interesting to read. Here the main keyword is Defamation; we have to know the concept of defamation law in India. The term “Defamation” means the action of damaging someone’s good… Read More »