defamation

FIR against Assam teacher for ‘defaming’ PM Modi via social media

The post had alleged objectionable photos of PM Modi, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his deputy Dushyant Chautala.

published on : 17th January 2021

Cops get time till February 1 to report on lyricist Javed Akhtar's defamation complaint against Kangana Ranaut 

Akhtar had in November, 2020 filed a criminal complaint against Ranaut before the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate, for allegedly making defamatory comments against him in television interviews

published on : 16th January 2021

Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for defamation

The "viral disinformation campaign" that Powell mounted deeply damaged the reputation and resale value of Dominion, the suit file by the corporation making voting machines said.

published on : 9th January 2021

Sedition case: Kangana Ranaut, sister Rangoli Chandel record statement with Mumbai police

Bollywood casting director and fitness trainer Munawwarali SA Sayyed had accused Kangana and Rangoli of defaming the film industry, portraying the people working in it in bad light.

published on : 8th January 2021

MeToo: M J Akbar did not approach court with clean hands, says Priya Ramani

Senior advocate Rebecca John said Ramani's allegations of sexual misconduct against Akbar, made in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018, were her truth and were made in public good.

published on : 18th December 2020

Defamation case against Subramanian Swamy, 8 others quashed

The issue pertains to alleged derogatory remarks made by Swamy and other leaders against former Chief Minister Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

published on : 12th December 2020

Four defamation cases against Stalin quashed

The court quashed the cases from a batch of 12 criminal defamation cases initiated by the AIADMK government against Stalin.

published on : 11th December 2020

Thailand pro-democracy activists urge UN to help repeal royal defamation laws

Pro-democracy leader Somyot Prueksakasemsuk in a letter said that the pro-democracy group will send representatives to a UN human rights conference in Geneva in May 2021.

published on : 10th December 2020

HC restrains doctor from posting online defamatory content against WhiteHat Jr

The court also directed Malpani to take down, within 48 hours, certain tweets which according to it were deprecatory.

published on : 24th November 2020

YouTuber Rashid Siddiqui opposes Rs 500 crore defamation notice by Akshay Kumar

Siddiqui has also urged Akshay Kumar to withdraw the notice, failing which he would initiate "appropriate legal proceedings" against the actor.

published on : 21st November 2020

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar files Rs 500 crore defamation suit against YouTuber

Siddiqui had also linked Akshay with late actor Sushant's girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, claiming that the actor helped Rhea to escape to Canada. 

published on : 19th November 2020

Priya Ramani made 'defamatory' statements for vengeance: MJ Akbar tells court

Former union minister M J Akbar Tuesday told a Delhi court that journalist Priya Ramani did not make ‘defamatory’ statements for the public good but out of vengeance.

published on : 11th November 2020

Delhi court grants bail to BJP leader Hans Raj Hans in defamation complaint by Manish Sisodia

A Delhi court granted bail to BJP leader Hans Raj Hans in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Manish Sisodia.

published on : 29th October 2020

Rahul Gandhi exempted from court appearance in defamation case

In January 2020, Gandhi appeared before the court and pleaded `not guilty'. He was granted bail.

published on : 27th October 2020

Mahesh Bhatt, brother file defamation suit in HC against aspiring actor Luvienna Lodh

The Bhatts have sought Rs 1 crore in damages from Lodh and also an order restraining her from making false claims in future.

published on : 26th October 2020
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