Defamation Case

Showing of 1 - 20 from 95 results
Defamation Case - Total results - 95
Gujarat court asks Rahul Gandhi to appear on 29 Oct in defamation case over 'Modi surname' remark
India

Gujarat court asks Rahul Gandhi to appear on 29 Oct in defamation case over 'Modi surname' remark

BJP legislator from Surat, Purnesh Modi, had filed a complaint against Gandhi in April 2019 under Indian Penal Code Sections 499 and 500, that deal with defamation

Court rejects Kangana’s plea in defamation case, says judge acted 'judiciously and without bias'
India

Court rejects Kangana’s plea in defamation case, says judge acted 'judiciously and without bias'

The actor had moved a complaint in the Andheri court against Javed Akhtar for alleged 'extortion and criminal intimidation'

Salman Khan files application demanding contempt action against Kamaal R Khan for his continued defamatory remarks
Entertainment

Salman Khan files application demanding contempt action against Kamaal R Khan for his continued defamatory remarks

Salman filed a defamation complaint against Kamaal R Khan over the latter's review of the just-released Hindi film Radhe.

MJ Akbar files appeal against Priya Ramani's acquittal; Delhi HC says it will call for trial court records
India

MJ Akbar files appeal against Priya Ramani's acquittal; Delhi HC says it will call for trial court records

Akbar's appeal against Ramani's acquittal has been listed for hearing on 11 August.

Amid landmark verdict in Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar case, incremental gains for survivors of sexual harassment
India

Amid landmark verdict in Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar case, incremental gains for survivors of sexual harassment

In light of the euphoria surrounding Priya Ramani vs MJ Akbar, and what many are hailing as a landmark judgment, it is perhaps important to take stock of exactly what the verdict in favour of Ramani has achieved.

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.

Johnny Depp files for delay in defamation case against Amber Heard to resume shooting for Fantastic Beasts 3
Entertainment

Johnny Depp files for delay in defamation case against Amber Heard to resume shooting for Fantastic Beasts 3

The $50 million defamation case was filed by Johnny Depp back in March, 2019, after Amber Heard wrote an opinion piece hinting at his alleged violence against her.

Elon Musk defends his 'pedo' comment as 'trivial taunts', may have reshaped defamation laws
News & Analysis

Elon Musk defends his 'pedo' comment as 'trivial taunts', may have reshaped defamation laws

Musk had described a British cave explorer, Vernon Unsworth, as "pedo guy" on Twitter.

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

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir opens up to tourists after 2-month-long restrictions; Karnataka Assembly session begins today; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Jammu and Kashmir opens up to tourists after 2-month-long restrictions; Karnataka Assembly session begins today; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Karnataka Assembly session to commence from today; opposition likely to corner BJP over flood relief; Rahul Gandhi to appear in Surat Court in defamation case today; and more

Delhi court grants bail to Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia in defamation case filed by BJP's Vijender Gupta on personal bond of Rs 10,000
Politics

Delhi court grants bail to Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia in defamation case filed by BJP's Vijender Gupta on personal bond of Rs 10,000

Delhi court granted bail to Arvind Kejriwal and deputy Manish Sisodia in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Vijender Gupta. Gupta had claimed in the complaint that his reputation was tarnished because of the tweets and news reports of the statements made by the AAP leaders.

Supreme Court seeks former Tata Trusts head R Venkataramanan's reply on Shapoorji Pallonji's plea
Business

Supreme Court seeks former Tata Trusts head R Venkataramanan's reply on Shapoorji Pallonji's plea

The Supreme Court Thursday sought a response from R Venkataramanan, a former managing trustee of Tata Trusts, on an appeal of Shapoorji Pallonji Group challenging the quashing of its defamation case against him

RSS defamation case: Rahul Gandhi gets bail on surety of Rs 15,000; enjoying the fight, says ex-Congress chief
India

RSS defamation case: Rahul Gandhi gets bail on surety of Rs 15,000; enjoying the fight, says ex-Congress chief

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday pleaded not guilty in connection with a defamation case filed against him in 2017 for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder with the "BJP-RSS ideology".

Divya Spandana wins defamation suit; Bengaluru court tells Asianet, Suvarna News to pay Rs 50L for linking her to 2013 IPL betting scam
India

Divya Spandana wins defamation suit; Bengaluru court tells Asianet, Suvarna News to pay Rs 50L for linking her to 2013 IPL betting scam

Two programs aired by Suvarna News (which is owned and controlled by Asianet) in May 2013 had hinted at the alleged involvement of some Kannada film actresses in the 'betting' and 'spot-fixing' scandal. Still, pictures of Divya Spandana, a former brand ambassador of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, were shown in the programs, suggesting connivance on her part.

Bombay HC denies Lodha Group's request for injunction in defamation case: Verdict is victory for free speech on online platforms
India

Bombay HC denies Lodha Group's request for injunction in defamation case: Verdict is victory for free speech on online platforms

The Bombay High Court, in a judgment delivered last week, rejected Lodha Developer’s request for an injunction to restrain an online citizen journalist.

'I don't remember': MJ Akbar resorts to refrain during #MeToo cross examination by Priya Ramani's counsel at Delhi court
India

'I don't remember': MJ Akbar resorts to refrain during #MeToo cross examination by Priya Ramani's counsel at Delhi court

Senior advocate Rebecca John, appearing for Priya Ramani, then began her cross examination of MJ Akbar, represented by senior advocate Geeta Luthra, on the intricacies regarding Ramani joining The Asian Age and other case details.

Delhi court grants exemption from appearance to Jairam Ramesh in defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek
India

Delhi court grants exemption from appearance to Jairam Ramesh in defamation case filed by NSA Ajit Doval's son Vivek

On 30 January, Vivek Doval had recorded his statement before the court, saying all the allegations levelled by The Caravan magazine and later repeated by Jairam Ramesh at a press conference were "baseless" and "false"

Delhi court stays non-bailable warrant against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav in defamation case
India

Delhi court stays non-bailable warrant against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Yogendra Yadav in defamation case

The petitioner had pleaded in the court that his candidature from Aam Aadmi Party was cancelled in 2013 at the last moment and was published in various newspapers in a defamatory manner

Bombay High Court stays Nusli Wadia defamation plea hearing against Ratan Tata, others
Business

Bombay High Court stays Nusli Wadia defamation plea hearing against Ratan Tata, others

The Bombay High Court on Monday stayed till 27 March the proceedings before a magistrate court in a 2016 criminal defamation case filed by Nusli Wadia against Ratan Tata and some other directors of Tata Sons

Delhi court summons journalist Priya Ramani to appear on 25 February in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar
India

Delhi court summons journalist Priya Ramani to appear on 25 February in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar, who resigned as Union minister on 17 October, 2018, filed a private criminal defamation complaint against Ramani after his name cropped up on social media as the #MeToo campaign raged on in India