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TV Today files Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Radio City

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MUMBAI: TV Today Network has filed a defamation suit to the tune of Rs 100 crore against FM station Radio City in the Mumbai High Court.

The suit has been filed for airing defamatory remarks against TV Today Network and its consulting editor Rajdeep Sardesai. The court has granted TV Today an interim relief. Radio City has now given an undertaking to not rebroadcast the defamatory content.

 

According to the broadcaster, the case was filed after Radio City made defamatory comments on one of its shows aired on 17 June. The comment made was in connection with an interview of ex-IPL chief Lalit Modi conducted by Sardesai.

In an official statement TV Today Network said, "The radio station has made comments, which tarnished and defamed the plaintiff. The case was listed and heard in the court of Hon’ble Justice Gautam Patel. Besides granting injunction against re-broadcast, Radio City has also given an undertaking that it will not disseminate the offensive content, which is subject matter of the suit on any other media including all forms of printed, digital, and audio or audit visual dissemination including without limitation any such dissemination by SMS, Whatsapp or any other communication mode using a smart phone, cellular device, handheld devise or computer in addition to print and tangible media."

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