1984 anti-Sikh riots: No legally admissible evidence to frame charge, says Tytler to court

Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Thursday told a Delhi court that there was no legally admissible evidence to frame charge against him in a defamation complaint filed by a senior advocate representing the victims in 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

BJP leader serves defamation notice on TMC MPs

 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Siddharth Nath Singh has served legal notices on Trinamool Congress MPs Kalyan Banerjee and Abhishek Banerjee for making defamatory statements.

Blogger asked to pay Singapore PM court proceeding costs

A Singaporean blogger was on Monday ordered to pay SGD 29,000 in legal costs to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who had won a defamation case against him.

Bill Cosby sued for defamation over calling sex assault accusers 'liars'
Bill Cosby sued for defamation over calling sex assault accusers 'liars'

 Bill Cosby has been sued for defamation by two women, who had earlier accused him of historical sex offences , for calling them liars publically.

Delhi HC quashes Rs 3 lakh costs on Sheila Dikshit in a defamation case
Delhi HC quashes Rs 3 lakh costs on Sheila Dikshit in a defamation case

In a relief to former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside the trial court order imposing a fine of Rs three lakh on her for not appearing in a criminal defamation case filed by her against BJP leader Vijender Gupta.

Bill Cosby sued by new accuser for defamation
Bill Cosby sued by new accuser for defamation

 Comedian Bill Cosby has been hit with a new lawsuit filed by a woman who accused him of drugging and assaulting her in the 1970s. Tamara Green said in the lawsuit filed in federal court in Massachusetts that Cosby, now 77, defamed her "good name and reputation" when he branded her a liar, reported Ace Showbiz.

Dr. Luke slaps defamation suit over raping Lady Gaga claims
Dr. Luke slaps defamation suit over raping Lady Gaga claims

Music producer Dr. Luke has filed a defamation lawsuit against celebrity attorney Mark Geragos , for suggesting that he raped Lady Gaga over social media.

Sessions court orders issue of summons to Ramadoss

A sessions court here Wednesday ordered issue of summons to PMK founder S Ramadoss in connection with a defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu government.

Sessions court orders issue of summons to Ramadoss

A sessions court here Wednesday ordered issue of summons to PMK founder S Ramadoss in connection with a defamation case filed against him by Tamil Nadu government.

Gadkari's defamation suit against Digvijay: Court to hear arguments on Jan 9

A Delhi court on Monday said it would hear on January 9 next the arguments on the point of framing a notice in a defamation complaint filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari against Congress leader Digvijay Singh.

HC stays arrest of web journalist in case lodged by Azam Khan

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of the editor of a news portal against whom Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan had lodged a defamation case.

British activist goes on trial in Thailand for defamation

The defamation trial of a British activist began Tuesday in Bangkok after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand`s food industry, a prime supplier of cheap foodstuffs to Western supermarkets.

Thai activists say army's legal actions aim to silence rights workers

Thai civil society groups voiced concern on Thursday over a criminal defamation and libel action brought by the army against a human rights activist, the latest in a rising number of such cases faced by rights workers and journalists.

Vijayakanth exempted from personal appearance in defamation case

The Madras High Court on Tuesday dispensed with the personal appearance of actor-turned politician Vijayakanth of DMDK in a defamation case filed against him by the state government in a court in Villupuram over his speech at a public meeting in February last.

Jayalalithaa files defamation case against Stalin

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday filed a criminal defamation case against DMK treasurer and party`s floor leader in the state Assembly, MK Stalin, for allegedly raising slogans against her and Speaker outside the Assembly.

MPPEB scam: MP Congress leader gets bail in defamation case

A local court Monday granted bail to Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee`s chief spokesperson KK Mishra in connection with a defamation case against him for levelling allegations of involvement of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his family in the MPPEB scam.

Pakistani TV channel Geo News sues spy agency ISI for defamation

A Pakistani television channel is suing the powerful spy agency for defamation over accusations of being anti-state, it said on Friday, in a move unprecedented in a country where public criticism of the military is taboo.

Himachal CM withdraws defamation case against Arun Jaitley

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has unilaterally withdrawn the defamation case filed against Arun Jaitley, the Union Finance Minister.

Singapore PM rejects compensation offer from blogger

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has rejected as "derisory" a compensation offer by a local blogger who defamed him, the premier`s lawyer said Tuesday, paving the way for a possible lawsuit.

Arvind Kejriwal in Tihar jail, AAP to approach higher court

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has been lodged in Tihar Jail since Wednesday in a defamation case, went for a walk on Thursday morning within the premises of the prison.