In what could spell fresh trouble for former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit, a court has imposed a fine of Rs 3 lakh on her for failing to appear for a hearing in defamation case filed against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta, as per reports on Saturday.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda sought a public apology from INLD for levelling "false" allegations against him in its `chargesheet` and said he will file a defamation suit against the main opposition party if it fails to apologise.
A trial court here on Friday ordered the framing of charges against Aam Admi party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal in connection with the defamation case filed against against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.
Suspending an order of a trial court at Vapi in a defamation case against environmental activist Sunita Narain, the Gujarat High Court gave relief to her on Friday and stayed proceedings against her as well as four of her colleagues.
A Delhi court on Saturday reserved its order for February 28 on the plea filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari seeking that former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal be summoned as an accused in a defamation complaint.
The Central Information Commission has directed the Defence Ministry to provide "appropriate response" to Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh who took the RTI route to know about action taken against army officers allegedly involved in issuance of a defamatory press release against him.
A controversial Indian-American supporter of Narendra Modi has filed a defamation case against an activist of the Coalition Against Genocide for allegedly publishing "false" and "malicious" information about him.
A Delhi court on Saturday said the plea of Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal questioning the locus standi of the political secretary in filing a defamation case against him on behalf of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit can only be decided "after trial" and not before that.