Johnny Depp, Amber Heard high-profile defamation proceedings begin in US: What's the high-profile case about?
The case pitting Johnny Depp against Amber Heard will be broadcast live. The opening statements are likely to be made on Tuesday morning and the case is expected to last a month. Actors James Franco and Paul Bettany, and billionaire Elon Musk are expected to testify.
Javed Akhtar had filed a criminal complaint against Kangana Ranaut in November 2020 before the magistrate for allegedly making defamatory and baseless comments against him in television interviews.
Mumbai-based model and actor Sakshi Malik filed a complaint against the makers of V for allegedly using her photograph without permission
Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036
Javed Akhtar had filed the complaint of defamation against Kangana Ranaut in November last year, after which the Andheri metropolitan magistrate had directed the Juhu police to conduct an inquiry into the complaint in December.
MJ Akbar's counsel says Priya Ramani did not follow due process of law: 'Cannot raise awareness by maligning someone'
Referring to the cross-examination conducted by Ramani's lawyer Rebecca John, Luthra said the journalist did not have statements, witnesses or material evidence to back her allegations.
Senior Advocate Luthra labelled Ramani’s statements against Akbar “baseless” and “factually inaccurate”.
The actress withdrew her statement against Richa Chadha a week after Chadha filed a defamation suit against her for "false, indecent and derogatory statement" and sought monetary compensation in damages.
Bollywood strikes back: With theatres reopening, Hindi film industry needs its audience more than ever before
Top Bollywood producers have united to sue Republic TV and Times Now for 'defamatory' coverage. With theatres reopening after seven months of shutdown, it is imperative that Bollywood clean its name.
Delhi High Court vacates stay on publication of Gunning for the Godman, book on Asaram Bapu's conviction
The publisher approached the high court challenging the trial court’s 4 September ex-parte interim injunction order restraining the publication of the book. It said the stay should be vacated.
Senior advocate Rebecca John, appearing for Ramani, told the court that as per law it is not defamation to impute anything which is true concerning any person if it is for the public good
The newspaper appealed a trial judge's ruling in 2019 that Geoffrey Rush was defamed by reports saying he had been accused of inappropriate behaviour by a co-actor
Goa court dismisses Sanatan Sanstha's Rs 10 crore defamation case against Juggernaut Books, author Dhirendra K Jha
Extremist group Sanatan Sanstha had sought Rs 10 crore in damages from author Dhirendra K Jha and publishers Juggernaut Books in a 2018 suit, claiming the book 'Shadow Armies' contained material that was defamatory to their organisation.
Delhi violence: I&B Ministry cautions TV news channels against content that may promote 'anti-national' attitudes, incite violence
After fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi on Tuesday, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Tuesday issued an advisory to all private satellite TV channels asking them to be cautious about content that may incite violence or promote "anti-national" attitudes
Short on legal options, #MeToo accusers turn to defamation lawsuits as battleground for sexual misconduct cases
Unable to pursue justice directly, women and men on both sides of #MeToo are embracing the centuries-old tool of defamation lawsuits, opening an alternative legal battleground for accusations of sexual misconduct | via @nytimes
In China, #MeToo accusations are suppressed in court, erecting yet another barrier for whistleblowers
In China, the accuser can quickly become the accused. At least six men publicly accused of sexual assault or harassment have sued their accusers, or people who have publicised those accusers’ claims, for defamation in the past year | via @nytimes
Ahead of the 15 December Karnataka bypolls, the Bangalore Police has lodged an FIR against former Karnataka chief ministers Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy on charges of sedition and defamation based on a lower court order
The Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the order staying proceedings in the defamation case filed by Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra against Zee News chief editor Sudhir Chaudhary
Rahul Gandhi appears before Surat court in defamation case over remark on 'Modi' surname; pleads 'not guilty'
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is expected to appear before a magisterial court in Surat on Thursday to defend himself in a criminal defamation case filed against him
Man from UP's Sambhal accused of posting objectionable social media remark against Amit Shah, police file complaint
A case has been filed against a man for allegedly posting objectionable remarks against Home Minister Amit Shah on Facebook, police said on Wednesday.