Ratan Tata. (Mint)
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Nusli Wadia withdraws all defamation cases against Ratan Tata, others

  • Bombay Dyeing chairman Nusli Wadia withdrew all defamation cases including the 3000 crore suit for damages against Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata and others
  • The top court had on January 6 asked Wadia and Tata to sit together and resolve their differences in the defamation case

New Delhi: Bombay Dyeing Chairman Nusli Wadia on Monday withdrew all defamation cases including the 3000 crore suit for damages against Tata group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata and others.

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde allowed Wadia to withdraw the petition in the apex court after the court recorded that Tata and others had no intention to defame him (Wadia).

"In view of the statement made by Tata that there was no intention to defame Wadia, which is in accordance with the finding of the high court, the petitioner is hereby allowed to withdraw the present petition as well as the pending suit for damages," the bench said.

The top court told senior advocate C A Sundaram, appearing for Wadia, that court appreciates his client for the response.

The top court had on January 6 asked Wadia and Tata to sit together and resolve their differences in the defamation case.

Wadia had filed a criminal defamation case against Ratan Tata and other directors of Tata Sons in 2016 after he was voted out of the boards of some Tata Group companies.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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