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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has unilaterally withdrawn the defamation case filed against Arun Jaitley, the Union Finance Minister.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

Kejriwal to stay in the same cell where Anna was kept in 2011

Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was Wednesday taken to the same Tihar jail cell where his mentor Anna Hazare was kept after his arrest during the Lokpal movement in 2011.

Defamation complaint: Kejriwal refuses to give bail bond

Kejriwal today refused to furnish a bail bond in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

Defamatory pamphlet against Hema Malini: Admin registers case

A case was today registered against an unknown publisher, printer and distributer for allegedly defaming BJP candidate Hema Malini, a senior district official said.

Appear on May 24 or face action: Court warns Kejriwal

A Delhi court Saturday warned Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders that it would initiate "coercive process" if they fail to appear before it on May 24 in a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal`s lawyer son Amit Sibal.

Defamation complaint against Munde`s nephew over bogus voting claim

A BJP worker has filed a private complaint of defamation against NCP legislator Dhananjay Munde for allegedly making accusations of bogus voting against his estranged uncle and BJP leader Gopinath Munde.

Defamation complaint: Court asks Kejriwal to appear on May 21

Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was Monday directed by a court here to "positively appear" before it on May 21 in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari.

HC allows RInfra to amend defamation suit against AAP

Bombay High court allowed Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) to amend Rs 100 crore defamation suit filed against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which alleged that the company was overcharging consumers.

Order on February 28 on Gadkari`s defamation plea against Kejriwal

Delhi court reserved 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.

Virbhadra Singh sues Arun Jaitley, other BJP leaders for defamation

Under attack from BJP on corruption charges, Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Thursday filed three defamation cases against Arun Jaitley and other party leaders, accusing them of unleashing a malicious campaign against him and his family through media to tarnish his image.

Court to hear ex-ISRO scientist`s defamation plea on Feb 13

Delhi court fixed February 13 for hearing criminal defamation complaint filed by a former scientist of ISRO, who was acquitted in a 1994 espionage case, against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar.