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BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke can be guilty of defamation: Lodha Panel Source

Sep 21, 2016

BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke can be guilty of defamation: Lodha Panel Source

A source close to Supreme Court appointed Justice R M Lodha panel on Wednesday said that BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke could be held guilty of "defamation" for circulating a letter "attributing comments that were never made". #Sports #BCCI #Cricket #Defamation #SportsTracker #Ajay Shirke #Lodha Panel #Gopal Shankarnarayan
Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped for criticising govt: Supreme Court

Sep 05, 2016

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped for criticising govt: Supreme Court

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message. #Prashant Bhushan #Amnesty #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Kashmir #Government #Sedition #ABVP #Defamation #Common Cause #Kanhaiya Kumar #Kedar Nath Singh judgement
Defamation law: Rules may be less stringent, but judiciary retains control against criticism

Aug 30, 2016

Defamation law: Rules may be less stringent, but judiciary retains control against criticism

While the gravity of the defamation law was subdued by one stroke, the law of contempt which deters even ‘constructive criticism’ and highlighting of genuine cases of judicial corruption, still remains unbridled. #Supreme Court #ConnectTheDots #J. Jayalalithaa #Defamation #Indira Jaising #Contempt #Dipak Misra #Criminal Defamation #The State of The Nation
SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defame

Aug 25, 2016

SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defame

The Supreme Court's criticism of Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday for filing numerous defamation cases against her critics has raised considerable expectations given the increasing threat to free speech in the country #Subramanian Swamy #ConnectTheDots #J. Jayalalithaa #Vijayakanth #Supreme Court of India #Defamation #N Ram #Indian Constitution
'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble

Jul 14, 2016

'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble

Thulla has landed Kejriwal in a city court which has now to decide whether the term is defamatory, for which it must first ascertain the exact meaning of the word. This is not going to be easy as the word does not figure in any standard Sanskrit, Prakrit, Apbhransh, Hindoostani, Hindi or Urdu dictionary. #language #Arvind Kejriwal #slang #Defamation #Kapil Sharma #Thulla #FWeekend
Kejriwal defamation case: SC to hear Kapil Sibal's son's plea

Jul 01, 2016

Kejriwal defamation case: SC to hear Kapil Sibal's son's plea

The SC decided to hear a plea of Amit Sibal against a Delhi HC order granting exemption from personal appearance to CM Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case. #Delhi #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Arvind Kejriwal #Defamation #AAP #Amit Sibal
Maheish Girri contemplating to file defamation case against Kejriwal

Jun 23, 2016

Maheish Girri contemplating to file defamation case against Kejriwal

Maheish Girri said he is considering filing a defamation suit against CM Kejriwal for accusing him of involvement in NDMC estate officer M M Khan's murder. #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #NDMC #Defamation #Maheish Girri #MM Khan
Arvind Kejriwal's 'psychopath' tweet about Narendra Modi not seditious: Delhi court

May 31, 2016

Arvind Kejriwal's 'psychopath' tweet about Narendra Modi not seditious: Delhi court

A Delhi court dismissed a criminal complaint against Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly using "defamatory and seditious" words against Narendra Modi #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Sedition #Delhi court #Defamation #Pradeep Dwivedi #Arvind Kejriwal tweet
'Freedom of expression not absolute right': SC upholds criminal defamation provisions

May 13, 2016

'Freedom of expression not absolute right': SC upholds criminal defamation provisions

The Supreme Court on Friday turned down a clutch of petitions challenging provisions of criminal defamation under the Indian Penal Code #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #Supreme Court #Subramanian Swamy #Rahul Gandhi #Arvind Kejriwal #Defamation #IPC #Criminal Defamation