Defamation Cases

  • Defamation case: Manish Tewari asked to pay Rs 10,000 to Nitin Gadkari 07-04-2014 01:33 PM

    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...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Abu Azmi's appeal against Thackeray's acquittal in defamation case 05-04-2014 05:27 PM

    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...
  • Woman in ad on Nirbhaya Fund shocked, to sue Kerala government 21-02-2014 01:46 PM

    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 19-12-2013 11:31 PM

    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...
  • Court frames charges against Kejriwal in defamation case 28-10-2013 10:00 PM

    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...
  • Court imposes Rs 5000 fine on Sheila Dikshit for non-appearance in defamation case 28-10-2013 05:22 PM

    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...
  • Ram Jethmalani moves court against BJP, seeks crores as damages 21-10-2013 12:14 PM

    New Delhi: Renowned criminal lawyer and expelled Rajya Sabha member of the Bharatiya Janata Party Ram Jethmalani has slapped a defamation case against the Parliamentary Board of the party for sacking him. He had filed a petition in the Delhi High Court on October 5. In his defamation petition Jethmalani...
  • Defamation case against Vijayakant adjourned to Sept 20 13-09-2013 11:49 AM

    The hearing in the defamation case filed by the Tamil Nadu government against actor-turned- politician Vijayakant, in which he was to have appeared in a local court on Thursday, was adjourned to September 20. The case was posted to that date before the Second Additional Sessions Judge Vanangamudi as the...
  • Mumbai: School sues parents for Rs 1 crore for filing FIR 06-09-2013 09:50 PM

    Mumbai: Antonio Da Silva school in Mumbai has sued the parents of a former student for Rs 1 crore in a defamation case for filing an FIR against the teachers. The parents have been summoned to the court on September 16. The parents claimed that their 6-year-old son was tied...
  • Medha Patkar deposits Rs 9,000 in cross-cases of defamation 13-08-2013 06:31 PM

    Narmada Bachao Andolan activist Medha Patkar on Tuesday deposited in a Delhi court costs of Rs 9,000 which was imposed on her in cross-cases of defamation lodged against her and the head of an Ahmedabad-based NGO. Patkar's counsel handed over the cash amount of Rs 9,000 to the advocate of...
  • Defamation case: Army ex-chief VK Singh to appear in court today 27-07-2013 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Former Army Chief VK Singh will appear in court on Saturday regarding the defamation case that was filed against him by Lt Gen Tejinder Singh and four other senior serving Army officers. A city court had issued a bailable warrant against him earlier when he failed to appear...
  • Court dismisses criminal defamation case against Shinde 02-07-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday dismissed a criminal defamation case filed against Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for his 'Hindu terror' remark. "The complaint is dismissed," Metropolitan Magistrate Amitabh Rawat said, while refusing to give a copy of detailed order to the complainant in the case and directed...
  • McCullum drops defamation case after apology 23-04-2013 08:29 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum has dropped his defamation action against former Test player John Parker after Parker retracted and apologised for comments linking McCullum to the sacking of his predecessor Ross Taylor. McCullum's lawyers on Tuesday issued a statement in which Parker withdrew his claim that McCullum...
  • TN: Court summons Karunanidhi in defamation case 19-11-2012 08:20 PM

    Chennai: A court in Chennai on Monday issued summons to DMK President M Karunanidhi and S Selvam, Printer, Publisher and Editor of Tamil daily 'Murasoli', to appear before it on December 18 in connection with a defamation case filed by the Tamil Nadu Government. The defamation complaint was filed against...
  • Club two defamation cases against Anna: HC 22-09-2011 07:19 PM

    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...
  • Anna seeks quashing of old defamation case 24-08-2011 08:48 PM

    Mumbai: Anna Hazare, on fast in Delhi demanding a stronger Lokpal Bill, has approached the Bombay High Court seeking quashing of a 2003 defamation case filed against him by a Shiv Sena MLA. Sureshdada Jain, who was with NCP, and a member of Maharashtra Legislative Council then, had filed the...
  • Hindraf leader sues Malaysia for $30.5 million 04-01-2008 09:31 PM

    Chennai: With Ricky Ponting struggling to find form in the tournament so far, India can exploit the chinks in the Australian armour and beat them in the World Cup quarterfinal on Thursday in Ahmedabad, middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh said. Yuvraj said Australia are no longer the same intimidating force due...
  • Priyanka Chopra summoned by MP court 03-04-2007 02:13 AM

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  • I was shown in sexual light: Preity 22-02-2007 01:24 PM

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  • HC gags Saamna on Narayan Rane 12-02-2007 11:07 PM

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