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Defamation Case

Kangana Ranaut Summoned By Mumbai Police In Defamation Case Filed By Javed Akhtar

Jan 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Javed Akhtar claimed that she dragged his name while referring to a "coterie" existing in Bollywood, in TV interviews after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June last year.

Indian-Origin Lawyer Charged With Defamation Of Singapore Home Minister K Shanmugam

Dec 16, 2020 PTI

The alleged libel was made in a post by the lawyer, better known as M Ravi, on his Facebook page on November 6.

MJ Akbar, Journalist Priya Ramani Refuse Settlement In Defamation Case

Senior advocate Geeta Luthra, appearing for Akbar, said that if Ramani was apologetic for her allegations, she would ask him to consider closing the complaint.

Akshay Kumar Serves 500 Crore Notice To YouTuber For Linking Him To SSR Case

Nov 19, 2020 PTI

Akshay has asked Siddiquee to publish an unconditional apology, take down all the videos where references have been made regarding him

MeToo: Judge Seeks Transfer Of M J Akbar's Case Against Priya Ramani

Former Union Minister M J Akbar had filed the criminal defamation complaint against journalist Priya Ramani in March 2018.

16 December, 2019

Payal Rohatgi Sent To Judicial Custody Till Dec 24 For Posting 'Objectionable Content' Against Nehru-Gandhi Family


The actress had alleged that the Rajasthan chief minister was acting against her under pressure from the Gandhi family.

13 November, 2019

Pak PM Imran Khan’s Ex-Wife Reham Wins Defamation Case in UK High Court

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Reham, a British national of Pakistani-origin, launched the legal proceedings over a broadcast entitled ‘On the Front with Kamran Shahid’ on Dunya TV in June 2018, during which she said Sheikh Rasheed, the current Federal Minister of Railways in Pakistan, made very serious and entirely false allegations against her.

10 October, 2019

In Defamation Suits, Rahul Gandhi Sees Rivals' Attempt To 'Silence' Him

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A case was filed against Gandhi for allegedly saying 'why all thieves share the Modi surname' during the Lok Sabha poll campaign this year.

16 July, 2019

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia Granted Bail In Defamation Case

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Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijender Gupta had accused the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders of 'maligning' his image by accusing him of attempting to kill the Delhi chief minister.

15 July, 2019

Delhi Court To Hear Mahua Moitra's Defamation Case Against Zee News, Its Editor Sudhir Chaudhary

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Zee News editor Sudhir Chaudhary ran a broadcast stating that Mahua Moitra had plagiarised her 'hate-filled speech' delivered in Parliament.

12 July, 2019

Thankful To BJP-RSS For Opportunities To Take Ideological Battle To People: Rahul Gandhi

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in Ahmedabad to appear before a court, in a defamation case filed against him by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman, Ajay Patel after Gandhi alleged that the bank was involved in a scam.


07 July, 2019

WATCH: Rahul Gandhi Savours Dosa While Returning From Patna Court

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After appearing before a court in Patna and getting bail in a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Gandhi was on his way back to the airport to catch his return flight.

04 July, 2019

Enjoying This Aggression: Rahul Gandhi After Appearing In Defamation Case Filed By RSS Worker

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The case against Rahul Gandhi was filed by Dhrutiman Joshi who accused the Congress leader of linking the right-wing organisation with the murder of Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh in 2017

04 July, 2019

Rahul Gandhi Pleads 'Not Guilty' In Defamation Case By RSS Worker; To Face Trial

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RSS Swayam Sevak Dhrutiman Joshi had filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for defaming the RSS following the death of Gauri Lankesh.

19 June, 2019

'Defamatory' Content On Yogi Adityanath: Noida TV Channel Journalists Get Bail

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Two of the journalists were arrested on June 8 and remanded in 14-day judicial custody, two days after the channel aired the controversial content allegedly defaming Adityanath 'without verifying' its authenticity.

12 June, 2019

Third TV Journalist Arrested For 'Defamatory Content' Against Yogi Adityanath

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This is the third arrest in the case in which the district administration and the police themselves had taken cognizance to lodge two FIRs and also reported the matter to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

07 June, 2019

Delhi court Grants Bail To AAP Leaders Atishi, Others In Defamation By BJP

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BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who moved the petition on behalf of the party's Delhi unit, sought proceedings against them for ‘harming’ the reputation of the BJP by blaming it for the deletion of the names of ‘voters’ from electoral rolls here.


07 June, 2019

Shashi Tharoor Granted Bail In Defamation Case Over ‘Scorpion’ Remark Against PM Modi

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BJP leader Rajeev Babbar filed the complaint, alleging Tharoor made the statement with mala fide intention, which not only denigrated the Hindu deity but was also defamatory.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates a fertilizers factory to the nation as Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and others clap, in Gorakhpur.

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A policeman recovers the smuggled liquor bottles from a truck at Patrakar Nagar, in Patna.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a meeting in Karnajora, Uttar Dinajpur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav waves at the crowd during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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