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DEFAMATION NEWS

Rahul Gandhi may appear before Gujarat court in defamation case on June 24

June 23, 2021 7:14 pm

Chief Judicial Magistrate of Surat A N Dave had directed Rahul Gandhi to remain present on June 24 to record his final statement in a defamation case filed by BJP MLA from Surat, Purnesh Modi

Pakistani journalist summoned on allegation he defamed army

June 02, 2021 9:20 am

The development comes a week after three armed men forcibly entered Asad Ali Toor's apartment in the capital Islamabad, saying they were from Inter-Services Intelligence.

IMA Uttarakhand sends Rs 1000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev

May 26, 2021 2:03 pm

Terming the remarks of the yoga guru a "criminal act" under section of 499 of the Indian Penal Code, the notice demanded a written apology from him within 15 days of its receipt, saying a compensation of Rs 1,000 crore will be demanded from him.

Explained: Why Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has to pay compensation to a journalist

March 30, 2021 7:27 am

The journalist, Patrícia Campos Mello, has called the verdict a “victory for all of us women”.

Defamation case: AAP leader seeks summoning of ED drug case record against Majithia

February 26, 2021 11:20 am

Majithia claimed that he was defamed without any evidence by the AAP leader who called him a drug dealer and further remarked that ‘when AAP will come to power, it will put corrupt Majithia in jail.’

Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut summoned in defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar

February 01, 2021 8:23 pm

The Andheri court on Monday, after hearing arguments made on behalf of Akhtar's lawyer Niranjan Mundergi, issued process against Ranaut for the offences under sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code pertaining to defamation.

Defamation complaint filed against Zee, Republic Bharat, others for programmes on farmers

January 19, 2021 10:08 am

It was contended that for the last 40 days, the news channels have been telecasting false and wrong news about the kisan unions. The majority of the farmers sitting on the roads/footpaths belongs to Punjab, Haryana and Western UP.

Defamation Case: Sukhbir Singh Badal seeks exemption from personal court appearance

December 22, 2020 12:23 pm

The counsel contended that the evidence in the case can be recorded in his (Sukhbir's) counsel presence. If exemption from appearance is granted, no obstruction would be caused to the court in the administration of justice, rather it will expedite the trial.

Defamation case: Ramani stands by statement, says won’t settle case with M J Akbar

November 25, 2020 11:44 am

The submissions were made before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Ravindra Pandey, who had urged lawyers for both Ramani and Akbar to consider settling the defamation case since the offence was compoundable in nature.

American man sued by resort in Thailand for writing a negative review

September 30, 2020 5:30 pm

'We chose to file a complaint to serve as a deterrent, as we understood he may continue to write negative reviews week after week for the foreseeable future.'