defamation case

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

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

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

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

Akbar's defamation case against Ramani: Trial vitiated if found that ACMM has no jurisdiction, says court

Principal District and Sessions Judge Sujata Kohli, who reserved the order, noted that the notification does not bar the Magistrate concerned from hearing matters other than those against MPs and MLAs

published on : 14th October 2020

Apex court’s image cannot be lowered by a few tweets

The second question flows from the general belief that the Supreme Court is the last resort for citizens who seek to guard the values of the Constitution.

published on : 15th August 2020

SC extends protection to TV anchor Amish Devgan from coercive action in defamation cases

FIRs have been file against news anchor Amish Devgan  over his alleged defamatory remark against Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti during a show telecast on June 15.

published on : 6th August 2020

Pakistan court issues notice to PM Imran Khan in Shahbaz Sharif's defamation case

Prime Minister Khan in April 2017 alleged that Shahbaz offered him USD 61 million through a 'common friend' to withdraw the Panama Papers case in the SC against Nawaz Sharif and his brother.

published on : 6th June 2020

Madras High Court quashes 28 defamation cases filed by TN govt against media houses

The court's order said the cases reflect "total non-application of mind" by the public prosecutors and also by the sessions court judges who had taken cognizance of them

published on : 21st May 2020

Defamation cases against Stalin transferred

The court had earlier issued summons to Stalin and directed him to appear on Wednesday, in the defamation suits filed by City Public Prosecutor on State government’s behalf.

published on : 5th March 2020

Delhi HC stays proceedings against CM Arvind Kejriwal, others in defamation case by BJP leader

The court, while staying the proceedings in the trial court, issued a notice to the Delhi government and BJP leader Rajeev Babbar seeking their responses by April 23.

published on : 28th February 2020

Court summons Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in defamation case filed by Shashi Tharoor

According to the complaint, Ravi Shankar Prasad had allegedly called Tharoor a "murder accused".

published on : 15th February 2020
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