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Delhi HC vacates gag orders on women and publications around sexual harassment allegations against Mahesh Murthy

Mahesh Murthy

The Delhi High Court on Monday vacated its 2017 gag orders restraining the publication of allegations of sexual harassment against Mumbai-based venture capitalist Mahesh Murthy by multiple women. The judgment was passed by a single bench of Justice Jayant Nath, in a defamation suit filed by Murthy against 18 defendants. Murthy had sought damages amounting to Rs 2.5 crore. (See the interim injunction orders here and here). The injuncted materials include articles, posts, and journalistic reports containing allegations of sexual harassment against Murthy. These include a LinkedIn post by entrepreneur Ms. Chauhan, a post on IndianCEO.in detailing entrepreneur Ms Iyer’s allegations, and multiple FactorDaily reports, including one reporting on allegations by Ms. Bansal. Chauhan, Iyer, and Bansal, and a Bangalore-based HR executive Ms. Chadha were defendants in the case. Journalists and executives at SheThePeople.tv, and YourStory, and FactorDaily and its…

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