Supreme Court order on Criminal Appeal No. 1305 of 2010 in the case of Rajesh Rangarajan versus Crop Care Fed of India dated 20.07.2010

A two Judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court of India, on 20th July, 2010, quashed the criminal defamation case against 11 activists initiated by the Crop Care Federation (formerly Pesticides Associations of India, a consortium of pesticide manufacturing companies). The chemical consortium had filed the case against the activists in the Magistrate's Court of Warangal for publishing a report titled "The Killing Fields of Warangal" in 2002.