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Delhi High Court Directs Sameet Thakkar to Take Down Tweets Against TV Today Network, its Management and Employees

Lawstreet Journal 21 Nov 2020 6:53pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Delhi High Court Directs Sameet Thakkar to Take Down Tweets Against TV Today Network, its Management and Employees

On Wednesday (18th November), the Delhi High Court directed Sameet Thakkar to take down the Tweets allegedly posted against TV Today Network, its management and employees from his twitter account within 48 hours.

This was heard by a Single judge bench consisting of Justice Mukta Gupta. The plaintiff had given 29 sets of URLs, which were not removed by defendant No. 1 till date.

“Defendant No.1 is directed to take down the said URLs from its Twitter account within 48 hours of the receipt of copy of such replication from the learned counsel for the plaintiff, failling which the plaintiff would write a letter to the learned counsel for the defendant No.3 (Twitter) giving the specified 29 sets of ULRs as provided in Para 11 of the replicaation, which the defendant No. 3 (Twitter) will take down within 72 hours thereafter,” the Court said in its order.

Further hearing of this matter has been listed on Thursday (14th January, 2021).

A suit was filed against Sameet Thakkar by TV Today Network Limited. Sameet Thakkar operates a twitter handle - ‘@thakkar_sameet’ as also Aadhyaasi Media And Content Services Private Limited.

On 15th April, 2020, TV Today Network Limited made allegations that Sameet Thakkar had during the lockdown period, published 35 tweets on his twitter handle at one go against TV Today Network Limited and its top management.

Very disparaging and derogatory language were used by Sameet Thakkar in the tweets against the TV Today Network Limited and its management and news anchors who appear on the their… Continue Reading...


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