Chennai: A local court on Friday asked DMK leader MK Stalin to appear before it on March 9 over "false and per se defamatory" statements he made last month to the media after filing a police complaint against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.
Besides Stalin, Principal Sessions Judge P Kalaiarasan also ordered issue of summons to the Editor, Printer and Publisher of 'Tamil Murasu' daily RMR Ramesh for publishing the "defamatory news item", for appearance on the same day.
On December 2, Stalin had submitted a petition to the state DGP accusing Jayalalithaa of usurping lands in Kodanadu in Nilgiris district and Siruthavur near here and sought registration of FIRs against her.
After presenting the complaint to the city police, Stalin gave a press statement....more
09:49 PM, Feb 03, 2012
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday filed a complaint in a city court here seeking action against former Deputy Chief Minister and DMK Treasurer MK Stalin for his statements to the press last month "which are totally false and per se defamatory." Jayalalithaa's complaint, filed on her behalf by the City Public Prosecutor (CPP), also sought to punish the Editor, Printer and Publisher of 'Tamil Murasu' daily for...
08:23 PM, Jan 27, 2012