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Bombay High Court quashes defamation plea by Shapoorjis against Venkat

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co had filed a defamation plaint in September 2018 before the Ballard Pier Court

Bombay High Court. Photo: Wikipedia
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Bombay High Court. Photo: Wikipedia

Shally Seth Mohile Mumbai
The Bombay High Court quashed the process followed for the defamation complaint filed by Shapoorji Pallonji & Co against ex-managing Trustee of Tata Trusts, R Venkataramanan (Venkat). In her 35-page order, on Wednesday Justice Mrudula Bhatkar said that the press note dated May 30, 2018, issued by Venkat is per-se not defamatory.

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co had filed a defamation plaint in September 2018 before the Ballard Pier Court. A Shapoorji Pallonji group spokesperson said: “We are considering all available legal options and will be taking all appropriate legal steps to safeguard and protect or long standing goodwill and reputation built

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 1:14 AM IST

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