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.
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
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.
Musk had described a British cave explorer, Vernon Unsworth, as "pedo guy" on Twitter.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Silence from politicians around the MJ Akbar accusations shows the problem is not only serious, but widespread.