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Supreme Court won't revive porn star's defamation suit against Trump

February 23, 2021 1:34 am

The justices did not comment in leaving in place a lower court ruling dismissing the case.

#MeToo campaign: Delhi court defers verdict on MJ Akbar's defamation case against Priya Ramani to February 17

February 10, 2021 3:01 pm

Ramani, the first woman to accuse MJ Akbar of sexual harassment during the #MeToo campaign, in an article in 2017 and a tweet in 2018, had alleged that the former Minister of State for External Affairs had sexually harassed her during a job interview in 1994.

Sisodia, State opposes in Delhi HC Manoj Tiwari's plea to quash summons in defamation case

December 07, 2020 5:35 pm

While Tiwari's counsel argued that the summoning order of the trial court was based on legally inadmissible evidence so it was illegal, Sisodia's advocate contended that this was not a stage to see original documents and it has to be seen at the time of trial.

Defamation Case: Chandigarh District Court issues bailable warrants against Punjab's former deputy CM Sukhbir Badal

November 18, 2020 12:08 pm

The complainant stated that the SAD leader had given a statement to the media that Akhand Kirtani Jatha, an organisation which the complainant belongs to, are the political front of the biggest terrorist outfit, Babbar Khalsa International, and the matter was published widely.

M J Akbar's defamation case: ‘Moment you call someone media’s worst predator then it is per se defamatory’

February 29, 2020 7:26 am

Journalist Priya Ramani had levelled allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against Akbar, who subsequently resigned as MoS for External Affairs and filed a defamation case.

Delhi: Court summons CM Arvind Kejriwal in defamation case

July 17, 2019 9:24 pm

The court was hearing a complaint by Vikas Sankrityayan, who claimed that the YouTube video with the title 'BJP IT Cell Part II' was circulated by Rathee, who lives in Germany, "wherein the number of false and defamatory allegations were made".

Bangalore court grants Rs 50 lakh to Divya Spandana for defamatory damages

May 09, 2019 8:00 am

Ramya had sought damages of Rs 10 crore from the media outlet but the judgment was passed considering the status of both the plaintiff and the defendant (Asianet News Network Private Ltd and Suvarna News 24x7).

AAP MLA Kanwar Sandhu acquitted in defamation case

April 02, 2019 4:43 pm

The case was filed in 2011 when Sandhu was the managing editor of Day and Night TV news channel and had demanded a 'CBI enquiry' against 'cable mafia' operating in Punjab.

Chinese-Australian billionaire wins media defamation suit

February 22, 2019 6:29 pm

The businessman, Chau Chak Wing, sued Fairfax Media and journalist John Garnaut over an online story published in October 2015 under the headline: "Are Chau Chak Wing's circles of influence in Australia-China ties built on hot air?"

RSS defamation case: Bhiwandi court frames charges, Rahul Gandhi pleads 'not guilty'

June 13, 2018 2:22 am

On May 2, the court had asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on June 12 to record his plea in the 2014 defamation case.