Akhtar had filed the complaint in Andheri court in November 2020, claiming Ranaut had made defamatory statements against him in a television interview.
In January, the BJP leaders had held a press conference and accused Raghav Chadha and DJB of committing a scam of Rs 26,000 crore and referred to DJB as ‘Dalali Jal Board’.
The Mazagaon magistrate court allowed Malik's bail on a personal bond of Rs 15,000.
A city court said that there is sufficient ground for proceeding in response to Delhi Jal Board and its vice-chairman Raghav Chadha's defamation suit.
Malik has been alleging that Sameer Wankhede had secured a central government job claiming to be from the SC category which Wankhede denies.
Dnyandev, Sameer Wankhede's father sought an order restraining Malik from making any false or incorrect statements against the Wankhede family during the pendency of the suit.
Criminal defamation proceedings were initiated against Kanimozhi in 2018 by Palaniswami at the Villupuram district court for allegations levelled against him over an issue of waste disposal.
Somaiya during a TV debate had alleged that out of the Rs 100 crore extortion money taken by former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh, 40% went to NCP, 40% to Shiv Sena and 20% to Congress.
The law makes defaming, insulting, or threatening the king, queen, heir apparent, heir presumptive, or regent punishable by three to 15 years in prison.
Just because the court proceeds with the case by following the procedure of law, it does not mean that it is biased against the applicant, the judge said in the order.
Last week, Shilpa Shetty had filed a complaint at the Juhu police station here against Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra, accusing the couple of committing fraud against her.
The complaints had been filed before a magistrate court here by the NGO Earth, and its founder and social worker Praveen Kalme in personal capacity.
The lawyer last month sent a legal notice to Akhtar for allegedly making "false and defamatory" remarks against the RSS in an interview to a news channel, and sought an apology from him over it.
Ranaut appeared before the metropolitan magistrate's court on Monday for the first time since summons was issued to her in February this year.
Gupta’s counsel assured a bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh that till the next date of hearing before the single judge, no statement will be issued by the BJP leader on the issue.