The Supreme Court on Friday suspended criminal defamation proceedings against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, initiated by union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Surender Sharma for making alleged defamatory remarks.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.