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Search Results for Tag : Defamation

Judgments

NSE’s defamation claim against article alleging benefits to select traders rejected(09.09.2015)

Mere boldness, strength of expression, or even exaggeration does not make a comment unfair; Plaintiffs will succeed if a reasonable person would not h.....

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Criminal defamation provisions to stay(13.05.2016)

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 199 CrPC, provisions that deal with .....

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News

Karnataka HC Quashes Defamation Proceedings Against owner of Karavali Ale(22.12.2016)

Karnataka High Court has quashed defamation case filed by Former Minister Krishna J. Palemar against Chairman and Managing Director of Mangaluru-based.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, defamation case , Karavali Ale



Karnataka HC: Allegations in Matrimonial Case Can Lead to Criminal Defamation(13.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has convicted a woman under section 500 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 on the finding that the statements made by her against her hus.....

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Delhi HC Asks Rajeev Babbar to Respond on CM’s Plea Challenging Summons in Defamation Case(13.10.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked Bharatiya Janta Party functionary, Rajeev Babbar to respond to a plea by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi.....

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US Jury Holds Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Liable for Defamation of Each Other(02.06.2022)

US Court has held that Heard had defamed Depp in a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post, and awarded Depp $10 Million in compensatory damages .....

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Madras HC: Netas, Corporates Using Defamation as Tool to Intimidate Media(08.05.2020)

Madras High Court has said that powerful politicians and corporates are using defamation cases against media as “tools of intimidation”, and the highe.....

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Delhi HC Rejects Kejriwal's Plea to Suspend Defamation Case Filed by Jaitley(19.10.2016)

Delhi HC has rejected Arvind Kejriwal's plea to suspend defamation case filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Tags : Delhi HC, Arvind Kejriwal, Arun Jaitley, defamation case, Finance Minister



P&H HC: Only Family Members or Near Relatives of Deceased Can File Defamation Complaint(07.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that only the 'family members' or 'near relatives' of the deceased person, against whom imputations have be.....

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Kar. HC: Communication Between 2 People Without Being Referred to Other Departments Not Defamation(16.06.2022)

Karnataka High Court has held that a pure official communication between two people, without it being referred to any other department cannot become t.....

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Bombay HC Accepts Payal Ghosh’s Undertaking Tendering Unconditional Apology to Richa Chadha(14.10.2020)

Bombay High Court has accepted the undertaking submitted by actor, Payal Ghosh tendering unconditional apology to actor, Richa Chadha in the former's .....

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Madras HC Quashes Defamation Case Against 'Rediff' for Article on Jayalalithaa's Health(19.10.2020)

Madras High Court has quashed criminal defamation proceedings initiated by the State government against the chairman, Editor-in-Chief, Associate Edito.....

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Del. Court Acquits Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia & Yogender Yadav in 2013 Criminal Defamation Case(22.08.2022)

Delhi Court has acquitted Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and former Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogender Yadav in a 2.....

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Delhi Court: Arvind Kejriwal Must Face Trial in Defamation Case Filed by Arun Jaitley(30.01.2017)

A Delhi Court has said that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal must face trial in a criminal defamation case filed against him by Finance Minister Arun Ja.....

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Jharkhand HC Dismisses Rahul Gandhi's Plea To Quash Defamation Case Against Him(14.07.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has dismissed the plea moved by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi seeking to quash the defamation case filed against him for his alleg.....

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MP High Court Notices State’s Chief Minister & His Wife over Defamation Case(21.10.2016)

MP High Court has served notices to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his wife Sadhna Singh on a petition filed by Congress Leader Ajay Singh d.....

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Karnataka HC Convicts Reporter & Editor for Defamation(10.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has reversed the acquittal of a reporter and an editor of a magazine for criminal defamation, observing that the right to life gu.....

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Delhi Court Acquits Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar's Criminal Defamation Case(18.02.2021)

Delhi Court has acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in the criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar over the "metoo" sexual hara.....

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SC: Common Man Wants to Know Truth About Allegations Against Public Servants(21.09.2022)

Supreme Court while considering BJP MP Manoj Tiwari's plea challenging High Court’s order refusing to quash summoning order in defamation case filed b.....

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Supreme Court Asks Delhi HC to Decide Kejriwal’s Plea in Defamation Case(18.11.2016)

Supreme Court has asked Delhi High Court to decide plea of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seeking quashing of defamation case filed against him by For.....

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Supreme Court Rejects Kejriwal's Plea to Suspend Criminal Defamation Case by Arun Jaitley(22.11.2016)

Supreme Court, while rejecting Delhi Chief Minister's request to suspend the defamation case, has said that cases filed against Arvind Kejriwal by Fin.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Stay Defamation Proceedings Against MP Mahua Moitra(06.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has refused to stay the defamation proceedings pending before the Rouse Avenue Court pertaining to the criminal defamation case filed.....

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Delhi HC Directs Congress Leaders to Remove Social Media Posts Against Smriti Irani & Daughter(29.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has passed ad interim injunction directing Congress leaders to delete and remove the allegations made during the press conference aga.....

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Madras High Court Stays Proceedings in Defamation Case Against MK Stalin(04.12.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against DMK president MK Stalin over remarks made by him against Tamil Nadu Chi.....

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Kerala HC: No Absolute Privilege Against Defamation in Pleadings(12.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has observed that there is no absolute privilege against defamation available to allegations/claims in pleadings. The Court has stat.....

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Mumbai Sessions Court Dismisses Revision Petition Against Summons in Javed Akhtar's Defamation Case(06.04.2021)

Mumbai Sessions Court has rejected the revision application by actor Kangana Ranaut seeking to suspend the proceedings against her in the criminal def.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Defamation Case Against Arun Purie And Others(08.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition filed by former India Today Editor-in -Chief Arun Purie and others seeking to quash a defamation complaint l.....

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CRIMINAL - Kerala Court Summons Arnab Goswami in Defamation Case for Alleged Anti-Kerala Remarks(22.03.2019)

Judicial First Class Magistrate Court in Kannur in Kerala has summoned Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV, in a criminal defamation case fi.....

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Mumbai Court Issues Bailable Warrant to Kangana Ranaut in Javed Akhtar's Defamation Case(01.03.2021)

Mumbai Court has issued a bailable warrant against actor Kangana Ranaut in the criminal defamation case filed against her by veteran lyricist, Javed A.....

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SC Quashes Criminal Defamation Case Against India Today Chairperson Aroon Purie(31.10.2022)

Supreme Court has quashed the criminal defamation case against chairperson of India Today Group, Aroon Purie in relation to a news item titled 'Missio.....

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P&H HC Rejects Sanjay Singh's Plea to Quash Defamation Case Filed by Bikramjit Singh Majithia(08.12.2020)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has dismissed the plea filed by senior Aam Aaadmi Party leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament, Sanjay Singh seekin.....

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Gauhati HC Refuses to Quash Assam CM's Defamation Case Filed Against Delhi Dy. CM Manish Sisodia(08.11.2022)

Gauhati High Court has refused to quash a Criminal Defamation case filed by Assam's Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma against the Deputy Chief Minist.....

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Delhi HC Stays Trial Against BJP Leaders in Defamation Case by Manish Sisodia(05.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has stayed the trial against Bhartiya Janata Party leaders Hans Raj Hans and Manjinder Singh Sirsa in a defamation case filed by Delh.....

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Defamation Case: Ahmadabad Court Grants Bail to Rahul Gandhi(15.07.2019)

Ahmadabad Court granted bail to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi after he pleaded not guilty in a criminal defamation suit filed by Ahmadabad District Coo.....

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Kerala High Court Stays Criminal Defamation Case Against Shashi Tharoor(13.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has allowed a stay on all proceedings relating to the defamation complaint against Dr Shashi Tharoor for purportedly making unwarran.....

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Del. HC: Statements by lawyer During Judicial Proceedings Conferred With Absolute Privilege(13.02.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that statements made by a lawyer during judicial proceedings are complete defence against any allegations of defamation and .....

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JKL HC: Accused Can't Choose Place of Prosecution Citing Unfounded Security Apprehensions(14.02.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while dismissing plea filed by social activist seeking transfer of a defamation complaint, has observed that a.....

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Delhi HC: Mere Interview In Delhi Won’t Give Delhi Courts Jurisdiction To Entertain Defamation Suit(10.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has ruled that Courts in Delhi would not have jurisdiction to entertain a defamation suit merely due to the fact that interview on wh.....

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Surat Court Convicts Rahul Gandhi in ‘Modi Surname Remark’ Defamation Case(23.03.2023)

Surat Court has convicted Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case for his remarks “why all thieves share the Modi surname” made during a political campaign .....

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Tripura HC: Statement That Political Support Encouraged Immoral Activities Not Defamation(22.04.2021)

Tripura High Court has ruled that mere statement that a person was providing political support to some person which encouraged him to get involved in .....

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Delhi HC Terms 'Public Apology' More Appropriate Relief For Defamation Than 'Damages'(03.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has said that 'public apology' in defamation matters is a more appropriate relief than 'monetary damages'.

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Del. HC Stays Proceedings in Defamation Case Filed by Manish Sisodia Against MP Manoj Tiwari(10.05.2023)

Delhi High Court has stayed trial court proceedings against Manoj Tiwari in Defamation case filed by Manish Sisodia in 2019 for making defamatory stat.....

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Defamation of CM: Tripura High Court Directs Accused to Surrender(12.08.2019)

Tripura High Court has directed a man accused of posting defamatory posts about the Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb to surrender before the Magistrate.....

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Patna HC Stays Proceedings Against Rahul Gandhi till January 12 in Modi Surname Defamation Case(05.07.2023)

Patna High Court has stayed proceedings in a criminal defamation case against Rahul Gandhi filed by Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi over Rahul Gandhi.....

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Bom HC Directs 2 Influencers to Take Down Defamatory Content Against Covishield Vaccine Manufacturer(05.06.2023)

Bombay High Court has directed two social media influencers to take down prima facie defamatory content against Covishield vaccine manufacturer Serum .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Covishield Vaccine, Adar Poonawala, Defamation, Influencers



Gujarat HC Quashes Order Rejecting Application for Criminal Defamation Against Rahul Gandhi(19.08.2021)

Gujarat High Court has quashed an order of the Surat Court rejecting the application filed by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi to examine 4 additional in a crimin.....

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Office of Public Prosecutor Can’t File Private ‘Defamation’ Complaints: Madras High Court(29.06.2018)

Madras High Court has observed that for statements which do not in any way pertain to the public function discharged by the former Chief Minister, the.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects Arvind Kejriwal's Plea to Strike Down Arun Jaitley's Reply(13.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has dismissed Arvind Kejriwal's plea to strike down Arun Jaitley's reply filed in response to his written submission in the second Rs.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Defamation



Delhi HC: Nothing Scandalous In Jaitley’s Submission To Prove Ram Jethmalani Called Him ‘Crook’(14.12.2017)

Delhi High Court has junked CM Arvind Kejriwal’s petition for striking off certain submissions made by FM Arun Jaitley to prove his case that he was c.....

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Madras HC: Writing Negative Review About a Service Provider Doesn’t Constitute Defamation(13.09.2023)

Madras High Court while observing that right to free speech covers such expression of one's review for services received in an Online platform, has he.....

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Ker. HC: Legislature Must Look into the Aspect of Defamation in the Backdrop of Social Media Mania(18.09.2023)

Kerala High Court while observing that there is no proper punishment for defamatory statements and posters on Facebook, has stated that legislature mu.....

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Delhi Court Rejects Chief Minister’s Plea Against Defamation Summons(29.01.2020)

Delhi Court has dismissed a plea filed by the Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal and other Aam Aadmi Party members challenging a summoning order in a def.....

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Rajasthan High Court Dismisses Defamation Complaint Against Akshay Kumar Concerning 'Jolly LLB 2'(06.08.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a criminal complaint for defamation filed in the year 2017 against Actor Akshay Kumar concerning the movie - Jolly .....

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Mad. HC: Media Should Ascertain Truth Before Telecasting Allegations Against Reputed Personalities(04.09.2023)

Madras High Court while dismissing Zee Media’s Appeal in Defamation suit by MS Dhoni, has held that when an allegation is made against such a reputed .....

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Jharkhand HC Extends No Coercive Action Order in Defamation Case Against Rahul Gandhi(21.10.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has extended the order of no coercive steps against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi till 7th December, 2021, in connection with a de.....

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Mumbai Court Rejects Kangana Ranaut's Plea to Transfer Defamation Case Filed by Javed Akhtar(22.10.2021)

Mumbai Court has rejected Kangana Ranaut's plea to transfer the defamation case filed against her by lyricist Javed Akhtar out of the 10th court Andhe.....

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SC Stays Conviction of Rahul Gandhi in 'Modi-Thieves' Defamation Case(07.08.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that the trail court awarded maximum punishment without giving proper reasons for the same, has stayed the conviction of.....

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SC: Not Defamation to Prefer in Good Faith an Accusation Against Any Person to a Lawful Authority(07.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that it is not defamation to prefer in good faith an accusation against any person to any of those who have lawful authority ov.....

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Supreme Court Junks AAP Leader's Plea in Arun Jaitley's Defamation Case(05.01.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed AAP leader Deepak Bajpai's plea challenging a trial court order summoning him in a criminal defamation case filed against .....

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Gujarat High Court Rejects "The Wire's" Plea Against Jay Shah's Defamation Suit(09.01.2018)

Gujarat High Court has rejected a petition filed by news portal 'The Wire' seeking to quash a criminal defamation case filed against it by BJP preside.....

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Ker. HC: Can’t Prosecute Person for Defamation for Criticizing a Product/Service Online(23.10.2023)

Kerala High Court has held that criticism of any product/service made by a citizen cannot be treated as defamatory under Section 499 of IPC though suc.....

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SC: Magistrate can Accord Benefit of Exception to prevent a Frivolous Defamation Complaint(09.10.2023)

Supreme Court has held that nothing prevents the Magistrate upon application of judicial mind to accord the benefit of exceptions under Section 499 IP.....

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SC: Intermediaries can be Prosecuted for Defamation if Complaint Made Before Amendment in IT Act(11.12.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that intermediaries like Google India can be prosecuted for the offence of defamation instituted prior to the amendments to th.....

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Delhi HC Stays Trial Court Proceedings Summoning Four BJP Leaders in Criminal Defamation Case(08.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed the trial court proceedings as well as the order which had summoned four BJP leaders including its Delhi Unit President Ad.....

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Sessions Court Rejected Kangana Ranuat’s Plea to Transfer Defamation Case(07.01.2022)

Sessions Court has rejected revision application filed by Kangana Ranuat's to set aside an order passed in the defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar.

Tags : Kangana Ranaut, Defamation Case, Javed Akhtar



Gujarat High Court Dismisses Arvind Kejriwal’s Pleas Challenging Summons in Defamation Case(16.02.2024)

Gujarat High Court dismissed pleas filed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and MP Sanjay Singh challenging a Sessions Court order asserting summons issued a.....

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Supreme Court of Lesotho Holds Criminal Defamation Laws Unconstitutional(24.05.2018)

Supreme Court of Lesotho has declared country’s criminal defamation laws unconstitutional observing that ‘crime of defamation has no place in its curr.....

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Madras HC Passes Interim Injunction to Restrain Filmmaker and Producer on Defamation Suit(21.01.2022)

Madras High Court has passed an interim injunction to restrain filmmaker and poet, Leena Manimekalai and film producer Susi Ganesan from going to the .....

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Criminal Defamation Case: Madras High Court Orders Release Of Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai's Passport(18.11.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the passport of filmmaker Leena Manimekalai could not have been impounded merely on the basis of a criminal defama.....

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Delhi HC Allows Arvind Kejriwal to Call 2 Documents, Refuses to Permit DDCA Minutes(06.02.2018)

Delhi High Court has allowed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea calling for two DDCA documents in connection with a defamation suit filed aga.....

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Madras High Court Allows Reopening of Defamation Case Against Rajinikanth(06.02.2018)

Madras High Court has set aside a lower court order paving the way for reopening a defamation case against superstar Rajinikanth.

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Criminal Defamation Laws(13.05.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld constitutional validity of criminal defamation laws, which were challenged in court by various politicians across parties, in.....

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Calcutta HC Transfers Abhishek Banerjee's Defamation Suit Against Suvendu Adhikari(03.12.2021)

Calcutta High Court has ordered the transfer of a defamation suit filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee again.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Defamation Case Against Newspaper, States it as ‘Published in Good Faith’(31.01.2024)

SC while quashing a criminal defamation case against the owner of a newspaper over an article, has held that the news article in question was publishe.....

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Inaccurate, Selective Reporting of Court Proceedings Can Attract Offence of Defamation: MPHC(06.03.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that inaccurate and selective reporting of court proceedings is not protected by virtue of Exception 4 of Sect.....

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Madras HC Confirms Conviction of Ward Members of Vridhachalam Municipality for Defamation(16.02.2022)

Madras High Court has confirmed the conviction of four former ward members of Vridhachalam Municipality under Section 500 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 f.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Defamation of Chairman



Del. HC: Bloomberg’s Appeal Against Trial Court Order Rejected(15.03.2024)

Delhi High Court while dismissing Bloomberg’s appeal, has upheld the trial court’s order that directed Bloomberg to take down an article on Zee Entert.....

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SC:Pre-Trial Injunction Against Media Platform Impact Freedom of Speech; Must Be Granted Cautiously(26.03.2024)

SC while urging trial courts to be cautious while granting pre-trial injunctions against publication of articles and journalistic pieces in defamation.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Calling to Police Station Does Not Amount to Defamation(08.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that merely being called to the police station in relation to a complaint does not amount to criminal defamation.

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SC Upholds Decision Holding RSS Member Has Locus Standi to Maintain Defamation Complaint(28.03.2022)

Supreme Court has upheld the Kerala high court decision wherein it was held that any member of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has the locus standi .....

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Delhi HC Exempts CM Kejriwal from Personal Appearance in Defamation Case(07.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has granted permanent exemption to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal from appearing in person before a Trial Court here in a criminal de.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Arvind Kejriwal, Amit Sibal, defamation case



Calling Husband ‘Impotent’ in Pleadings can Amount to Defamation: Bombay High Court(12.11.2018)

Bombay High Court has held that calling a husband impotent in pleadings can amount to defamation and observed that word “impotent” when understood in .....

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Madras HC: Advocate Cannot be Made Criminally Liable for Defamation(05.10.2020)

Madras High Court has observed that an advocate who acted professionally as per the instruction of his or her client cannot be made criminally liable .....

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Bombay HC: Defamation Cases for Reporting Details of FIR is Attempt to Stifle Reporter(27.06.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that factual news report on the contents of an FIR is not defamatory and initiating criminal action against the reporter in.....

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