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Delhi High Court Restrains Palki Sharma From Divulging Zee Media's Confidential Information To Third Party

LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK
22 Nov 2022 9:30 AM GMT
Delhi High Court Restrains Palki Sharma From Divulging Zee Medias Confidential Information To Third Party
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The High Court of Delhi in a suit filed by Zee Media Corporation Limited against Palki Sharma Upadhyay, the Journalist, Anchor and former Managing Editor of WION, has restrained Palki Sharma Upadhyay from divulging any confidential and proprietary information belonging to Zee Media Corporation Limited to any third party or to the benefit of any third party.

Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani however refused to restrain the journalist from joining or continuing employment with Network 18 news channel.

The development came in a suit filed by Zee News alleging violation of its mandatory policy of notice period by the journalist and also claiming that she was in possession of confidential information which could be used in managing Network 18 channel.

Zee Media was represented by Trust Legal through Partner, Ms. Ritwika Nanda and Associate Partner, Ms. Akshita Salampuria and led by Mr. Joy Basu, Senior Advocate in a suit seeking declaration, permanent injunction and damages for breach of the terms of the contract of employment including but not limited to restraining the Defendant from divulging any confidential and proprietary information of Zee Media to any organisation/ third party and adherence of the mandatory notice period.

In addition to the interim direction passed by the High Court of Delhi, the Defendant appearing on advance notice has given an undertaking that the Defendant would not divulge in any confidential or proprietary information belonging to Zee Media to any other third party.

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