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Ex-Employee of Air India Restrained from Posting Allegations against the Company by Delhi High Court

Lawstreet Journal 14 Oct 2020 2:51am

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On 9th October 2020, Friday, the Delhi High Court was hearing a plaint filed by Air India (plaintiff) seeking leave to amend the memo of parties impleading Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc as defendant No.2 and defendant No.3 respectively. 

The case of the plaintiff was that “the defendant No.1 was employed by the plaintiff, however, due to various complaints, the number of enquires were initiated and finally his services were terminated in the year 2014. The defendant No.1 is continuously publishing and circulating false and malicious tweets and posts against the plaintiff and its officers in the social media links of the defendant No.2 and defendant No.3, that is, www.twitter.com and www.facebook.com respectively. The tweets and posts put up inter alia insinuate that the plaintiff company operates in a fraudulent manner; management of the company is fraudulent and incompetent; the plaintiff company putting at risk the lives of its crew and passengers and not adhering to the rules and regulations in relation to social distancing and other safety measures; the acts of plaintiff company are being illegally covered up in fraudulent manner and promotions and appointments done in an illegal manner; lack of proper management in plaintiff company and complacency as well as rampant corruption etc.”

The court observed that “A long list of tweets and posts of the defendant No.1 has been placed on record which shows that the defendant No.1 has prima facie made libelous insinuation not only against the plaintiff company but people associated with it.”

It further added that… Continue Reading...


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