Defamation Cases

  • Vyapam scam: Congress leader gets bail in defamation suit by Chouhan July 28, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Congress spokesperson KK Mishra was on Monday granted bail in a defamation suit filed by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The CM had filed a case against Mishra after he accused him of involvement in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam better known as the Vyapam scam....
  • MPPEB scam: Local court files defamation case against Congress spokesperson KK Mishra June 26, 2014

    A local court on Thursday registered a case of defamation against Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee's Chief spokesperson KK Mishra for levelling allegations of involvement of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his family in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam. Two days ago, Chouhan had filed a defamation suit against...
  • Smriti Irani summoned in defamation complaint filed by Sanjay Nirupam June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani was on Friday summoned as an accused by a Delhi court in a criminal defamation complaint filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Dheeraj Mittal issued the summons against Irani asking her to appear before it on September 27. Nirupam,...
  • Arvind Kejriwal charged in Nitin Gadkari defamation case, faces 2 years in jail June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is in trouble in the defamation case filed by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. A Delhi court on Friday framed charges against Kejriwal in the case but also exempted him from personal appearance. The charges have been framed...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Court says bury the hatchet, Kejriwal refuses to withdraw statement June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari both appeared in court on Friday in connection with the defamation case filed against the AAP chief. This was the first time the two were in court in the matter. The judge urged Gadkari and Kejriwal to bury...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal agrees to furnish personal bond May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday agreed to furnish a personal bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case after the Delhi High Court told him to. Kejriwal had approached the High Court to challenge the magistrate court order which sent him to 14 days judicial...
  • HC advises Kejriwal to furnish bail bond and come out of jail May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday advised Arvind Kejriwal, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail, to furnish a bail bond in the criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. A bench of justices Kailash Gambhir and Sunita Gupta said Kejriwal can raise whatever legal...
  • Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea against Arvind Kejriwal May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A petition was filed on Monday in the Delhi High Court seeking action against former chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for writing an open letter to his supporters from the Tihar Jail. Aam Admi Party chief Kejriwal is currently lodged in the Tihar Central Jail as he refused to furnish...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Kejriwal moves Delhi HC against magistrate court order May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the magistrate court order which has sent him to 14-day judicial custody in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The High Court will hear Kejriwal's plea on Tuesday. Kejriwal was pulled up by the lower court...
  • AAP to challenge Magistrate's order in higher court May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party has decided to challenge the order of the Metropolitan Magistrate, who sent its leader Arvind Kejriwal to judicial custody for not furnishing a bond in a defamation case, in a higher court. "The AAP has decided to challenge the erroneous order of the learned Metropolitan...
  • Defamation case: Court issues bailable warrant against Sazia Ilmi May 24, 2014

    A Delhi Court on Saturday issued a bailable warrant against Shazia Ilmi, who quit Aam Aadmi Party during the day, for her non-appearance in a defamation case filed by outgoing Telecom minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit. The court had last month warned of coercive measures against AAP national convener and former...
  • Delhi court issues warrant against Shazia Ilmi in defamation case May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi for non-appearance in a defamation case filed by outgoing Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit. The court had last month warned of coercive measures against Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and...
  • Kejriwal writes open letter on landing in jail; AAP plans mass drive May 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal explained to his supporters the circumstances behind him being in jail even as his party launched a mass contact programme over the issue to strengthen its support base with an eye on Assembly elections in Delhi. "I took on former BJP president Nitin...
  • Kejriwal to stay in jail till June 6, says will not furnish bail bond May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Is AAP reaching a political dead end? May 23, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14-day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond of Rs...
  • Kejriwal spends two nights in jail, hearing in defamation case today May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal has already spent two nights in police custody and will be brought to court on Friday. This after Kejriwal refused to pay the bail bond in the defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The BJP leader has alleged that...
  • AAP's Yogendra Yadav gets bail after being detained for protesting outside Tihar May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Yogendra Yadav after he was detained for protesting outside the Tihar jail where AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal is lodged. The court ordered Yadav to be released on a personal bond of Rs 5,000. The court said...
  • Kejriwal in jail, AAP to launch door-to-door contact programme May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday decided to launch a door-to-door contact programme to apprise people about the circumstances leading to party chief Arvind Kejriwal's arrest in a criminal defamation case instead of holding protest against it. The decision was taken at a meeting a number of AAP...
  • Kejriwal won't pay bail bond, media portrayal unfair, says his wife May 22, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal remains in the Tihar Jail for another day. He was sent to a two-day judicial custody on Wednesday when he refused to pay a bail bond in a defamation case filed by Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • Kejriwal in Tihar, AAP questions court order; BJP says it's a 'stunt' May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal spent Wednesday night in the Tihar Jail after he was taken into custody when he refused to pay a bail bond in the Nitin Gadkari defamation case. The police have imposed prohibitory orders outside the Tihar Jail. There was high drama in...
  • Kejriwal to spend the night in Tihar's Jail no 3 May 21, 2014

    AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal was arrested and sent to judicial custody on Wednesday in connection with a defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • AAP supporters back Kejriwal, say ready to go to jail with him May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. AAP supporters said that they are ready to stay in jail with him. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal sent to jail for 2 days in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has been arrested in a defamation case filed by former Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari. ...
  • Kejriwal refuses to pay bail bond, arrested in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India...
  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Manish Tewari has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court in connection with a defamation suit filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari. The court has directed Tewari to pay a bond of Rs 10,000. The suit was filed by Gadkari in December 2010 after Tewari accused him of...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Abu Azmi's appeal against Thackeray's acquittal in defamation case April 5, 2014

    The Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi against the acquittal of late Balasaheb Thackeray in a defamation case filed against him in 1998. The appeal was dismissed by Justice Mridula Bhatkar as Azmi did not appear on Friday when the matter was...
  • Woman in ad on Nirbhaya Fund shocked, to sue Kerala government February 21, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The "Nirbhaya Keralam Surakshitha Keralam" project of the state government to ensure the dignity and safety of women inaugurated by Congress president Sonia Gandhi has run into a controversy. Daisy Sunny, a mother of two is planning to file a defamation case as her photo was featured in the...
  • Defamation complaint: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam put on trial December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam was on Thursday put on trial by a Delhi court on a criminal defamation complaint filed by BJP MP Smriti Irani for allegedly using derogatory and indecent language against her during a debate on a private news channel. Metropolitan Magistrate Jay Thareja framed notice against...
  • Court frames charges against Kejriwal in defamation case October 28, 2013

    A court on Monday framed charges against Aam Admi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case filed against him by an aide of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit for his alleged "derogatory remarks" against her during protests against the power tariff hike. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Sanjay Bansal fixed...
  • Court imposes Rs 5000 fine on Sheila Dikshit for non-appearance in defamation case October 28, 2013

    A cost of Rs 5,000 was imposed by a court in New Delhi on Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday for her non-appearance in a defamation case lodged by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta. The court also directed her to be present before it on January 27 without "any excuse"....