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Delhi HC rejects Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking Arun Jaitley's financial records
Politics

Delhi HC rejects Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking Arun Jaitley's financial records

The Delhi High Court dismissed Arvind Kejriwal's plea seeking details of bank accounts, tax returns and other financial records of Arun Jaitley.

Jolly LLB 2 vs Bata: High Court refuses to stay summons against film's team in defamation case
Bollywood

Jolly LLB 2 vs Bata: High Court refuses to stay summons against film's team in defamation case

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday denied staying summons issued by a trial court in a defamation case against the team of Bollywood movie Jolly LLB 2, including its actors Akshay Kumar and Annu Kapoor, director Subhash Kapoor and producers.

Syrian refugee sues Facebook over misinformation that spread on the social network
News & Analysis

Syrian refugee sues Facebook over misinformation that spread on the social network

A Syrian refugee whose selfie with German Chancellor Angela Merkel went viral is suing Facebook for defamation.

Delhi court grants Arvind Kejriwal bail in false affidavit case filed ahead of 2013 Assembly polls
Politics

Delhi court grants Arvind Kejriwal bail in false affidavit case filed ahead of 2013 Assembly polls

On Saturday, a Delhi court granted bail to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a case of allegedly giving false information in an affidavit filed in the run up to 2013 Assembly polls.

Delhi High Court: Whatsapp group administrators not responsible for content posted
News & Analysis

Delhi High Court: Whatsapp group administrators not responsible for content posted

The Delhi High Court recently ruled that Whatsapp group administrators are not responsible for the content posted on the group by other members.

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi allowed to be represented by lawyer in next hearing
Politics

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi allowed to be represented by lawyer in next hearing

On Saturday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, who was summoned as an accused in a defamation case over his remarks against the RSS, was allowed to be represented by his lawyer on the next date of hearing.

Nawaz Sharif's brother says he will file defamation suit against Imran Khan for 'baseless' charges
World

Nawaz Sharif's brother says he will file defamation suit against Imran Khan for 'baseless' charges

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif's younger brother has said he will file a defamation suit worth Rs 26 billion against cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan.

Defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi HC to announce decision on Wednesday
India

Defamation case against Arvind Kejriwal: Delhi HC to announce decision on Wednesday

Delhi High Court is likely to deliver on Wednesday its decision on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea to stay the proceedings before a trial court in a criminal defamation case filed against him and other AAP leaders by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke can be guilty of defamation: Lodha Panel Source
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BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke can be guilty of defamation: Lodha Panel Source

A source close to Supreme Court appointed Justice R M Lodha panel on Wednesday said that BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke could be held guilty of "defamation" for circulating a letter "attributing comments that were never made".

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped for criticising govt: Supreme Court
India

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped for criticising govt: Supreme Court

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message.

SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defame
Politics

SC criticism of Jayalalithaa encouraging, but free speech is no licence to defame

The Supreme Court's criticism of Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday for filing numerous defamation cases against her critics has raised considerable expectations given the increasing threat to free speech in the country

'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble
Politics

'Thulla': A lexical journey of the word that got Arvind Kejriwal into trouble

Thulla has landed Kejriwal in a city court which has now to decide whether the term is defamatory, for which it must first ascertain the exact meaning of the word. This is not going to be easy as the word does not figure in any standard Sanskrit, Prakrit, Apbhransh, Hindoostani, Hindi or Urdu dictionary.

Kejriwal defamation case: SC to hear Kapil Sibal's son's plea
Politics

Kejriwal defamation case: SC to hear Kapil Sibal's son's plea

The SC decided to hear a plea of Amit Sibal against a Delhi HC order granting exemption from personal appearance to CM Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case.

Maheish Girri contemplating to file defamation case against Kejriwal
Politics

Maheish Girri contemplating to file defamation case against Kejriwal

Maheish Girri said he is considering filing a defamation suit against CM Kejriwal for accusing him of involvement in NDMC estate officer M M Khan's murder.

Arvind Kejriwal's 'psychopath' tweet about Narendra Modi not seditious: Delhi court
Politics

Arvind Kejriwal's 'psychopath' tweet about Narendra Modi not seditious: Delhi court

A Delhi court dismissed a criminal complaint against Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly using "defamatory and seditious" words against Narendra Modi

Free speech is no joke; defamation must be dealt with sternly
India

Free speech is no joke; defamation must be dealt with sternly

Defamation must be treated with iron hands. Free speech is no joke.

'Freedom of expression not absolute right': SC upholds criminal defamation provisions
India

'Freedom of expression not absolute right': SC upholds criminal defamation provisions

The Supreme Court on Friday turned down a clutch of petitions challenging provisions of criminal defamation under the Indian Penal Code

Delhi court summons Kejriwal for derogatory 'thulla' remark
Politics

Delhi court summons Kejriwal for derogatory 'thulla' remark

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was summoned by a local court as an accused on a criminal defamation complaint filed against him for his alleged 'thulla' remark against the Delhi Police

Kangana Ranaut alleges that Hrithik circulated confidential photos, emails to third parties
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut alleges that Hrithik circulated confidential photos, emails to third parties

The Hrithik Roshan-Kangana Ranaut legal battle is getting murkier with no end in sight so far.

Arvind Kejriwal, 5 other AAP leaders get bail in defamation case after political drama ensues outside court
Politics

Arvind Kejriwal, 5 other AAP leaders get bail in defamation case after political drama ensues outside court

A lower court announced the bail to Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Raghav Chadha and Deepak Bajpayee. Next hearing is scheduled for 19 May.