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Bombay HC orders Amazon Prime Video to take down Nani's V till makers delete disputed scene
Entertainment

Bombay HC orders Amazon Prime Video to take down Nani's V till makers delete disputed scene

Mumbai-based model and actor Sakshi Malik filed a complaint against the makers of V for allegedly using her photograph without permission

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
World

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

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

Kangana Ranaut summoned by Mumbai court for Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut summoned by Mumbai court for Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint

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'
India

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.

MJ Akbar's counsel makes closing arguments in Priya Ramani defamation case; next hearing on 24 Dec
India

MJ Akbar's counsel makes closing arguments in Priya Ramani defamation case; next hearing on 24 Dec

Senior Advocate Luthra labelled Ramani’s statements against Akbar “baseless” and “factually inaccurate”.

Richa Chadha, actress settle dispute, submit statement of undertaking after latter tenders apology
Entertainment

Richa Chadha, actress settle dispute, submit statement of undertaking after latter tenders apology

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
Entertainment

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
Arts & Culture

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.

Disclosed sexual harassment against MJ Akbar for public good, Priya Ramani tells Delhi court
India

Disclosed sexual harassment against MJ Akbar for public good, Priya Ramani tells Delhi court

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

Sydney's The Daily Telegraph loses appeal against Geoffrey Rush's $2 mn payout for defamation
Entertainment

Sydney's The Daily Telegraph loses appeal against Geoffrey Rush's $2 mn payout for defamation

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
India

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
India

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
World

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 
World

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

Bengaluru Police books former Karnataka CMs Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy for sedition, defamation
Politics

Bengaluru Police books former Karnataka CMs Siddaramaiah, HD Kumaraswamy for sedition, defamation

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

Delhi HC sets aside stay on proceedings in Mahua Moitra's defamation case against Sudhir Chaudhary
India

Delhi HC sets aside stay on proceedings in Mahua Moitra's defamation case against Sudhir Chaudhary

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'
India

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
India

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.

Karan Johar's 'drug' party: Deepika, Ranbir and other celebs should sue MLA Manjinder S Sirsa to keep check on moral policing
Entertainment

Karan Johar's 'drug' party: Deepika, Ranbir and other celebs should sue MLA Manjinder S Sirsa to keep check on moral policing

Those celebrities who have been accused of doing drugs at Karan Johar's house party must take legal action against SAD MLA Manjinder S Sirsa; not doing so would tantamount to cowardice and only encourage moral policing in the country

Gujarat court exempts Rahul Gandhi from personally appearing in criminal defamation case over remark on 'Modi surname'
Politics

Gujarat court exempts Rahul Gandhi from personally appearing in criminal defamation case over remark on 'Modi surname'

The Gujarat court had earlier issued summons to Rahul Gandhi on a criminal defamation complaint filed on 16 April by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi.