Libel

  • Bangladesh court rejects libel plea against Khaleda Zia March 31, 2014

    A Bangladeshi court on Monday rejected a libel suit filed against former premier Khaleda Zia on charges of "distorting the history" by claiming that her late husband Ziaur Rahman was the nation's first president. Dhaka's Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shamsul Arefin said the petition against Zia, the chairperson of the main opposition...
  • Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank threatens to sue Arvind Kejriwal for libel January 15, 2014

    Uttarakhand BJP leader Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Wednesday threatened to file a libel suit against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal if he did not substantiate within a fortnight charges of corruption he has levelled against him. "Arvind Kejriwal has been hurling unfounded allegations at me for the past three years despite...
  • Naomi Campbell wins damages over elephant polo story February 1, 2013

    London: Model Naomi Campbell accepted libel damages Thursday from a British newspaper over a story that falsely claimed she was planning an elephant polo match in India for her partner's birthday. The November article in the Daily Telegraph said Campbell was going to organize the tournament in Jodhpur for partner Vladimir...
  • Lalit Modi loses appeal in Cairns libel case October 31, 2012

    London: Former IPL chairman Lalit Modi has lost his appeal against the amount of damages he had been instructed to pay Chris Cairns earlier this year after losing a libel case against the former New Zealand allrounder. On Wednesday in London, the Court of Appeal’s Lord Chief Justice Neuberger dismissed...
  • Lalit Modi to appeal in Cairns libel case April 3, 2012

    Wellington: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi will be appealing against the High Court of London's verdict in the libel case filed against him by ex-New Zealand captain Chris Cairns, an aide said. Modi's PR man, Phil Mepham told the Fairfax Media that the IPL founder would lodge an...
  • Modi to pay 90,000 pounds in damages to Cairns March 26, 2012

    Former IPL Chairman, Lalit Modi had alleged that Chris Cairns fixed matches in the now defunct Indian Cricket League. ...
  • Modi to pay 90,000 pounds in damages to Cairns March 26, 2012

    Former IPL Chairman, Lalit Modi had alleged that Chris Cairns fixed matches in the now defunct Indian Cricket League. ...
  • Ex-manager drags Britney to court for defamation February 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Britney Spears' former manager Osama "Sam" Lutfi has filed suit against the singer and her parents, accusing them of libel and defamation. The manager who was once a friend of Britney's, filed a suit which does not seek a specific dollar amount, but provides pages of Lutfi's version of...