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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

West Indies veteran Chris Gayle awarded $221,000 payout in defamation case against Australian media group
First Cricket News

West Indies veteran Chris Gayle awarded $221,000 payout in defamation case against Australian media group

West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle Monday won a AUS$300,000 (US$221,000) payout from an Australian media group which claimed he exposed his genitals to a massage therapist.

Arjun Sarja files defamation case worth Rs 5 cr against Sruthi Hariharan following sexual harassment claims
Entertainment

Arjun Sarja files defamation case worth Rs 5 cr against Sruthi Hariharan following sexual harassment claims

The defamation suit follows Sruthi Hariharan's claims that Arjun Sarja behaved with her inappropriately during the shooting of a song sequence in a movie

MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum
India

MJ Akbar quits: Silence from politicos, Twitter tiffs show why majority of harassed women choose to keep mum

Silence from politicians around the MJ Akbar accusations shows the problem is not only serious, but widespread.

MJ Akbar resigns: Editors Guild of India calls on ex-minister to 'display grace to withdraw defamation case'
India

MJ Akbar resigns: Editors Guild of India calls on ex-minister to 'display grace to withdraw defamation case'

Editors Guild of India hopes that Akbar will display the grace to withdraw the criminal defamation case he has filed.

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Male authors, journalists come out in support of women who called out former editor
India

#MeToo and MJ Akbar: Male authors, journalists come out in support of women who called out former editor

After 20 women, who were part of the first few teams set up by Akbar post the launch of The Asian Age in 1994 wrote a petition in support of Priya Ramani, a few men who were also part of the his newsrooms have spoken up in solidarity.