Chennai: A local court on Wednesday ordered issue of summons to DMK chief M Karunanidhi, his son and party treasurer MK Stalin besides publishers and editors of two English dailies in various defamation cases filed by the Jayalalithaa government.
Principal Sessions Judge P Kalayarasan ordered issue of summons to Karunanidhi and S Selvam, printer, publisher and editor of 'Murasoli', the DMK mouthpiece, to appear before the court on October 10 in connection with an article, which criticised Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's recent stay in Kodanad estate.
The court also ordered issue of summons to Stalin along with a printer and publisher of a daily and its editor to appear before it on October 10 in connection with an article on Jayalalithaa's stay at Kodanad.
It also ordered issue of summons to Stalin and Selvam on the same day in another case in connection with the former's criticism on the government filing defamation cases against newspapers....more
02:59 AM, Aug 23, 2012
Mumbai: Bombay High Court on Thursday directed that the two defamation cases filed by Shiv Sena MLA Sureshdada Jain against social activist Anna Hazare, at Jalgaon and Mumbai, be clubbed and tried together. Jain had lodged the two complaints in May 2003 after Hazare made certain allegations against him at a press conference. Hazare had moved the High Court seeking clubbing of the two cases and a trial at Mumbai...
07:19 PM, Sep 22, 2011