Court refuses to stay defamation case against Kejriwal, 5 others

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A court here today rejected the plea of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to stay the proceedings in a criminal defamation case filed against him and five other AAP leaders by Union minister Arun Jaitley. The application moved by senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on behalf of Kejriwal before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass said there […]

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Defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal, 5 other AAP leaders get bail

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders, who were summoned as accused in a criminal defamaiton case filed against them by Union Minister Arun Jaitley, were today granted bail by a Delhi court. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass granted the relief to Kejriwal and AAP leaders Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh, Kumar Vishwas, Raghav Chadha and […]

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Court summons Kejriwal, 5 others in Jaitley’s defamation case

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other Aam Aadmi Party leaders were today summoned as accused by a court here in a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by Union Finance ministerArun Jaitley and asked to appear before it on April seven. Besides Kejriwal, Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass also summoned Kumar Vishwas, Ashutosh, […]

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Kejriwal made defamatory remarks to score political points: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today told Delhi High Court that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwaland five other AAP leaders had launched a “calculated” defamatory campaign against him and his family with “ulterior motives” to get political mileage. Jaitley said the right to freedom of speech and expression was “not absolute” and it “did not extend a […]

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Jaitley’s defamation suit is pol vendetta: Kejriwal

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal today claimed that the civil defamation suit filed against him and five other AAP leaders by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA row was “a classic instance of political vendetta” with a view to “harassing” them and curbing their right to free speech. “The present suit is a classic instance […]

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Jaitley’s court appearance draws huge crowd

A huge crowd, raising of slogans and a minor scuffle between photographers and security personnel marked the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the courthere where he came to substantiate the charge of criminal defamation against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five AAP leaders. As soon as Jaitley’s car zoomed into the Patiala […]

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Jaitley appears in court in case against Kejriwal, AAP leaders

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday appeared in a Delhi court and said Arvind Kejriwal and five other Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders have made “false and defamatory” statements and rejected the charge that he had siphoned off money from the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA). Recording his statement before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) […]

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DDCA row: Jaitley files defamation suit against Kejriwal in Delhi HC

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today filed a civil defamation suit in the Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders for issuing allegedly false and defamatory statements against him and his family members. Jaitley has sought Rs 10 crore as damages from Kejriwal and other AAP leaders — Kumar […]

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Allahabad HC quashes summons issued against Jaitley

Allahabad High Court today quashed a summons issued by a Mahoba court against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for criticising the SC decision of striking down the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC), according to a lawyer representing him. The HC quashed the summons issued on October 19 after Jaitley’s advocate Maninder Singh contended that the summoning […]

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Participatory notes are regulated under the law: HC

Delhi High Court today said that Participatory Notes (P-Notes) are not illegal and were regulated under the law. The ruling by a bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Sanjeev Sachdeva came while dismissing a PIL, which had claimed that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had wrongly made a statement that P-Notes were not illegal and […]

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