No
Libel
Slander
1)
In England, libel is a civil wrong as well as crime.
Slander is merely a tort and not a crime, in India it is also a crime.

 
2)
Libel is actionable per se i.e. without proof of actual damage.
Slander is actionable only when special damage can be prove to have been its natural consequence or when it conveys certain imputations. 

3)
Libel is a defamatory statement published in a permanent form.
Slander is a defamatory statement published in a temporary or transitory form. 


4)
In England, the period of limitation is six years for libel. In India one year
The period of limitation for Slander two years and in India one year.

5)
The actual publisher of a libel may be an innocent person e.g. the news vendor who sells a newspaper containing libel.
The actual publisher  of a slander is not likely to be an innocent person. 



6)
Libel is often published deliberately since it is usually a written statement
It is likely that a slander may not be a deliberate publication and may have been uttered in the heat of argument or under provocation. 

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