Defamation

Defamation case: Javed Akhtar seeks non-bailable warrant against Kangana

Akhtar had filed the complaint in Andheri court in November 2020, claiming Ranaut had made defamatory statements against him in a television interview.

published on : 13th December 2021

BJP leaders seek relief from summons in defamation case

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’.

published on : 7th December 2021

Mumbai court grants bail to Nawab Malik in defamation case filed by Mohit Bharatiya

The Mazagaon magistrate court allowed Malik's bail on a personal bond of Rs 15,000.

published on : 29th November 2021

Delhi BJP chief, three others summoned by court in Jal Board defamation case

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.

published on : 21st November 2021

Defamation case: Nawab Malik, Dnyandev Wankhede produce fresh documents, HC order on Nov 22

Malik has been alleging that Sameer Wankhede had secured a central government job claiming to be from the SC category which Wankhede denies.

published on : 18th November 2021

HC reserves order on interim relief sought in defamation suit filed by Wankhede's father

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.

published on : 13th November 2021

Defamation case against Kanimozhi quashed

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.

published on : 9th November 2021

Criminal complaint and civil suit filed against Kirit Somaiya for 'defaming' Maha Congress

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.

published on : 8th November 2021

Thais launch campaign for repeal of royal defamation law

The law makes defaming, insulting, or threatening the king, queen, heir apparent, heir presumptive, or regent punishable by three to 15 years in prison.

published on : 31st October 2021

Judge acted judiciously, without bias, says court while rejecting Kangana's plea in defamation case

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.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra send Rs 50-crore defamation notice to Sherlyn Chopra

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.

published on : 19th October 2021

BJP leader Kirit Somaiya gets bail in two defamation cases 

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.

published on : 5th October 2021

FIR against lyricist Javed Akhtar over remark against RSS during interview

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.

published on : 4th October 2021

Javed Akhtar defamation case: Kangana Ranaut appears before Mumbai court

Ranaut appeared before the metropolitan magistrate's court on Monday for the first time since summons was issued to her in February this year.

published on : 20th September 2021

Don’t be so sensitive in politics: Delhi High Court tells Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot

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.

published on : 7th September 2021
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