Defamation Cases In India Case Study

  • After Jethmalani, Another Senior Advocate Quits as Kejriwal's Counsel in Jaitley Defamation Case

    The senior counsel cited the embarrassment he had to face during the cross-examination of Arun Jaitley on February 12 when Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw cautioned him over the manner of cross-examination.

    February 16, 2018, 9:37 pmexplore: India
  • Rajinikanth Defamation Case: Madras HC Sets Aside Lower Court Order, Allows Case Reopening

    Film financier S Mukanchand Bothra had filed a defamation case against Rajinikanth for his alleged statement that he was attempting to extort money from him.

    February 5, 2018, 9:45 pmexplore: India
  • Delhi Court Imposes Rs 10,000 Cost on AAP Leader Ashutosh For 'Trying to Derail Proceedings' in Defamation Case

    Arun Jaitley had filed the criminal defamation case in 2015 against Ashutosh, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders.

    January 7, 2018, 11:17 amexplore: Politics
  • Congress Leader Given 2 Years in Jail For ‘Defaming’ MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Gets Bail

    KK Mishra in June 2014 had alleged that 19 candidates from the village of MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s wife Sadhna Singh in Maharashtra were recruited by the state transport department following directives from the CM House.

    Vivek Trivedi, November 17, 2017, 6:59 pmexplore: Politics
  • Nadal Wins Doping Defamation Case Against French Ex-minister

    Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal won a defamation case against former French health and sports minister Roselyne Bachelot on Thursday after she accused him of doping on television

    November 16, 2017, 10:13 pmexplore: Sports
  • Jay Shah Files Criminal Defamation Case Against the Website

    BJP chief Amit Shah's son Jay on Monday filed a criminal defamation case in a metropolitan court here against news portal 'The Wire' over a report claiming his firm's turnover grew exponentially after the party came to power in 2014.

    October 9, 2017, 10:49 pmexplore: India
  • Amit Shah's Son Jay Shah to File Rs 100-Crore Defamation Case Against Website

    The BJP has come out in strong support of Jay Shah, son of party president Amit Shah, and rubbished an article carried by news website The Wire that raised questions on a business venture run by the BJP chief’s son.

    October 10, 2017, 11:13 amexplore: India
  • Court to Hear Defamation Case Against Lalu, Tejaswi on October 7

    The complaint was filed by Ravi Jalan, a gems and jewellery trader, through his advocate Radhe Shyam Singh yesterday alleging that offences have been committed under IPC sections 500 (defamation), 504 (intentional insult) and 505 (public mischief).

    September 20, 2017, 7:30 pmexplore: India
  • Arun Jaitley Opposes AAP Leader's Appeal in Delhi HC in Defamation Case

    Delhi High Court was hearing a plea by AAP leader Deepak Bajpai who along with others was put on trial in the defamation case, filed by Arun Jaitley against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders in the controversy surrounding the Delhi and District Cricket Association.

    September 19, 2017, 8:51 pmexplore: Politics
  • Supreme Court to Hear AAP Leader's Plea in Arun Jaitley's Defamation Case

    Senior advocate Anand Grover, representing Raghav Chadha, alleged that the AAP leader has been made to face the defamation case only because he retweeted certain alleged objectionable tweets of CM Arvind Kejriwal.

    September 7, 2017, 12:58 pmexplore: Politics
  • Second Defamation Suit by Arun Jaitley: HC Imposes Cost on Arvind Kejriwal

    Joint Registrar Pankaj Gupta directed Kejriwal, who was earlier slapped with Rs 10,000 as cost, to deposit Rs 5,000 in the 'Army Welfare Fund Battle Casualties'.

    September 4, 2017, 3:35 pmexplore: Politics
  • 14-year-old Thai Boy And 8 Others Charged With Royal Defamation

    The nine suspects were allegedly involved in setting fire to portraits of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in several spots around the northeastern province of Khon Kaen in May.

    August 18, 2017, 10:19 pmexplore: World
  • Delhi Court Bans Publishing and Sale of Book on Baba Ramdev

    Juggernaut Books, the publisher, said the order was passed ex-parte without hearing either the publisher or the author of the book.

    August 11, 2017, 4:38 pmexplore: India
  • Delhi HC Asks Arvind Kejriwal Not to Put Scandalous Questions to Arun Jaitley

    The Delhi High Court said dignity has to be maintained as no person can be subjected to scandalous and abusive language in the garb of cross-examination.

    July 26, 2017, 1:57 pmexplore: India
  • You Can't Call Tharoor Names on TV, Delhi HC Directs Arnab Goswami

    The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up the news channel for calling Tharoor “names” and holding him “guilty” on live television.

    May 29, 2017, 4:30 pmexplore: India
  • The government on Wednesday filed a defamation case against The Times of India for publishing a news item containing DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin’s remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

    The complaint was filed on behalf of the Chief Minister by the City Public Prosecutor in the Principal Sessions Court.

    It also sought to punish S. Santhanagopal, the publisher and printer of the newspaper, and Sunil Nair, Editor of the daily, along with Mr. Stalin for defamation.

    According to the complaint, a report in the daily published on August 2 quoted Mr. Stalin as having said he could not understand how a Chief Minister could have a vacation when the whole city was suffering from cholera.

    The CPP said the statement was without any basis and was devoid of truth. Mr. Stalin, a Member of Legislative Assembly, was fully aware of the work done by Chief Minister and bureaucrats, but had spoken in malicious manner.

    The news item was published and circulated with an intention to harm the reputation of Chief Minister, the complainant claimed.


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