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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. 

RSS defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Bhiwandi court today

June 12, 2018 12:10 pm

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. 

Delhi court rejects Mukul Roy's defamation plea against Mamata's nephew

May 16, 2018 8:32 pm

A Delhi court on Wednesday rejected a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP leader Mukul Roy against Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying the statement referred to as defamatory were not made by the respondent.

Kejriwal withdraws appeal in Delhi HC against summons in defamation case

April 27, 2018 10:25 pm

The lawyers for Kejriwal told the high court that since he has been acquitted in the case after he had apologised for his statements against Jaitley in connection with alleged irregularities in DDCA, the AAP convenor's appeals against the trial court orders have become infructuous.

Defamation case: Court slaps Rs 10K fine on Medha Patkar, warns her

August 03, 2017 7:17 pm

KVIC Chairman V K Saxena and Medha Patkar have been embroiled in a legal battle since 2000 after she filed a suit against him for publishing advertisements against her and the NBA. Patkar had filed a defamation case against Saxena, who in turn, had filed two lawsuits against her.