Defamation Suit

  • HC asks Gadkari, Kejriwal to 'shake hands' in larger public interest July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on suggested to Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Arvind Kejriwal to "bury" the hatchet over the alleged statement made by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and "shake hands" with each other in larger "public interest". A bench of justices Reva Khetrapal and SP Garg...
  • Danapur: Man files defamation suit against son for intercaste marriage January 4, 2014

    A man in Bihar disowned his son and filed a defamation case against him on Saturday for marrying out of caste. Sidhnath Sharma, a Patna lawyer, also asserted that his son Sushant Jasu could no longer use his name and will have to pay Rs.10,000 copyright fees every time he used...
  • Delhi court to hear Jethmalani's defamation suit against BJP today October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The defamation suit against the BJP parliamentary board filed by expelled leader Ram Jethmalani is set to come up for hearing in the Delhi High Court on Friday. Jethmalani had alleged that he was expelled from the party wrongfully. He was expelled from the party after he openly...
  • JDU leader files criminal defamation suit against Lalu May 21, 2013

    Patna: A ruling JD(U) legislator in Bihar on Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against RJD President Lalu Prasad for allegedly using unparliamentary language against him. JD(U) Legislative Council member Sanjay Singh filed the criminal defamation suit against the Rashtriya Janata Dal president in the court of Chief Judical Magistrate RK...
  • Minister files defamation suit against 2 Congressmen April 23, 2013

    Bilaspur: Under attack from Opposition on over an alleged land scam, Chhattisgarh's Health Minister Amar Agrawal on Monday filed a criminal defamation suit against Congress leaders Vivek Bajpayee and Vani Rao in a court in Bilaspur. Chief Judicial Magistrate Omprakash Chauhan admitted the suit and fixed May 13, 2013 for...
  • Virbhadra threatens to file defamation suit over allegations October 25, 2012

    Shimla: Under attack from the opposition on charges of corruption and forgery, former Union Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday threatened to file defamation suit against those indulging in his "character assassination". Lashing out BJP leader Arun Jaitley for making allegations of foregery, money laundering and income tax evasion against him,...
  • Anil Ambani drops defamation suit against Mukesh June 8, 2010

    Mumbai: Industrialist Anil Ambani on Tuesday withdrew a Rs 10,000 crore defamation suit against elder brother Mukesh Ambani in the Bombay High Court, signalling a further thaw in their relationship. "Yes, we have withdrawn the suit claiming Rs 10,000 crore as damages", a Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group spokesman said. Anil had...
  • No relief for Lodha, SC says won't chair Birla AGM July 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to offer relief to Harsh Vardhan Lodha, who had sought a stay on a Company Law Board interim order that barred him from chairing the Birla Corp annual general meeting (AGM). The AGM was slated for Monday. The Supreme Court also directed the Calcutta...
  • TN govt sues Vaiko for 'hurting' CM December 28, 2006

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday sued MDMK leader Vaiko for statements that it claimed harmed Chief Minister M Karunanidhis reputation and caused him mental agony. Public Prosecutor Shah Jahan filed a defamation suit that alleges Vaiko had accused Karunanidhi, who is the DMK chief, of "hatching a plan to...
  • Lodha, Birla battle of will turns ugly November 2, 2006

    Kolkata: The legal tussle between the Birlas and Lodha has taken another turn with Lodha filing a Rs 100 crore defamation suit against the Birlas for alleged statements made against him. The civil defamation case has been filed in the court of Justice Aniruddha Bose of Calcutta High Court and the...
  • Im in Birla with all authority: Lodha September 19, 2006

    Kolkata: Taking a dig at his detractors, M P Birla group flagship company Birla Corporation Limited Chairman R S Lodha on Tuesday reiterated that he was at the helm of affairs with full authority. Lodha told a section of the shareholders at the company's 86th annual general meeting in Kolkata that...