Defamation complaint filed against Shashi Tharoor in Delhi court

New Delhi: A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court here for his alleged “scorpion” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his complaint, Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar said his religious sentiments were hurt. “I am a devotee of Lord Shiva… However, the accused (Tharoor) completely disregarded the […]

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HC refuses to stay sessions court order quashing summons to Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry

In some reprieve for ousted Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry, the Bombay High Court today refused to stay a sessions court order quashing a summons issued to him in a Rs 500-crore defamation suit. Justice N W Sambre admitted for further hearing a petition filed by Tata Group’s managing trustee N Venkatramanan challenging the lower […]

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Jaitley opposes Kejriwal’s plea against summoning order

Union minister Arun Jaitley today opposed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s petition in the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a trial court’s order summoning him as an accused in a criminal defamation complaint filed by the BJP leader. Jaitley sought dismissal of Kejriwal’s plea on the ground that he and five other AAP leaders, who […]

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Court to frame charges against Kejriwal, Sisodia on Sept 14

A Delhi court today fixed September 14 for framing of charges against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia in a criminal defamation complaint. Metropolitan Magistrate Vijay Kumar Jha allowed the plea of Kejriwal and Sisodia, who were directed to appear today, seeking exemption for personal appearance for the day. Advocate Umesh Gupta, […]

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HC exempts scribe, employer from appearance in defamation case

A journalist has been exempted by the Delhi High Court from appearing personally before a trial court adjudicating the complaints of two former municipal councillors, accusing him of defaming them. The journalist, working with media house Cobra Post, faces criminal defamation complaint for purportedly exposing, through a sting operation, the two former councillors demanding bribe for […]

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