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Sarah Palin set to battle New York Times at defamation trial

January 23, 2022 5:43 pm

On Monday, Palin is poised to try to begin convincing jurors in a lawsuit in Manhattan federal court that the newspaper and its former editorial page editor James Bennet defamed her.

Court dismisses appeal filed by Kangana Ranaut seeking transfer of proceedings in defamation case

January 01, 2022 12:18 am

The criminal revision application filed on behalf of Ranaut was dismissed by additional sessions judge S U Baghele. The detailed order will be made available on Saturday.

Bombay HC defers hearing in defamation case against Rahul Gandhi beyond Jan 25

December 16, 2021 8:35 pm

The case has been filed over Rahul Gandhi's 'commander-in-thief' remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gujarat court asks Rahul Gandhi to appear on Oct 29 in defamation case

October 26, 2021 1:55 pm

Prior to it, Gandhi had appeared before the court in October 2019 and pleaded not guilty for his comment.

Mumbai: Kirit Somaiya gets bail after he appears before court in defamation case

October 05, 2021 3:51 pm

An NGO and its founder in separate pleas had claimed that Kirit Somaiya had, through his Twitter account, made baseless allegations about the organisation’s involvement in a housing scam.

Madras HC quashes defamation case against Tamilisai Soundararajan

September 29, 2021 9:58 am

As the president of Tamil Nadu BJP earlier, Soundararajan had given an interview to the media in 2017, where she termed the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) as a party which was conducting Kangaroo courts and grabbing lands from the public and uttered derogatory remarks against the party and its head, Thol. Thirumavalavan.

Javed Akhtar defamation case: Court will issue arrest warrant if Kangana Ranaut absent at next hearing

September 15, 2021 7:19 am

"She has been travelling a lot to promote her film and has been meeting a lot of people. So she has probably contracted Covid due to that. She has to undergo a test. I am seeking a short date," Siddiqui told the court.

Panneerselvam and Palaniswami exempted from appearing before lower court in defamation case

September 14, 2021 9:36 am

The two leaders had contended that the complaint was bad in law in as much as the same was perverse and liable to be quashed. It did not make out any prima facie case and none of the essential ingredients of Secs. 499 and 500 of the IPC had been made out by the complainant.

HC questions activist Saket Gokhale for tweeting against Lakshmi Puri without verifying facts

July 08, 2021 8:32 pm

The court was hearing a defamation suit filed by Lakshmi Murdeshwar Puri seeking Rs five crore damages from Gokhale and also a direction against him to take down or delete the tweets, wherein false and factually incorrect, per-se defamatory, slanderous and libellous statements / imputations have been made by him against her and her family.

Journalist Thakurta seeks transfer of proceedings in Defamation case

March 11, 2021 3:28 am

The parties are expected to respond by March 24, when the matter is scheduled to be heard next.