HC closes defamation suit on kejriwal after he apologised to Arun Jaitley

The Delhi High Court today closed the Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union minister Arun Jaitley after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal apologised to him. Jaitley had filed this second defamation suit after Kejriwal’s former lawyer Ram Jethmalani allegedly “abused” him in open court during the proceedings of the original defamation suit against […]

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Delhi High Court upholds administrator’s amendments to DDCA Articles of Association (AoA)

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the objections raised by members of the controversy-ridden DDCA against amendments like the abolition of proxy voting to its Articles of Association (AoA) proposed by a court-appointed administrator. Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A K Chawla directed the administrator, former Supreme Court judge Vikramajit Sen, to ensure that the proposed amendments, including the setting up of independent selection […]

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Arvind Kejriwal opposes a second Rs 10 cr defamation suit in Delhi High Court.

Aam Aadmi Party national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Monday opposed a second Rs 10 crore defamation suit against him brought by Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi High Court over the use of an “objectionable” word by his former lawyer Ram Jethmalani. Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal claimed before Justice Manmohan that he had never […]

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HC to pass order on DDCA reforms

 The Delhi High Court today said it will pass an order to usher in reforms at the controversy-ridden Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) after its general body rejected a majority of amendments on good governance, including abolition of ‘proxy votes’, proposed by a court-appointed Administrator. A bench of Justices S Ravindra Bhat and A […]

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Jaitley’s suit based on heresay evidence: Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today told the Delhi High Court that Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s second defamation suit against him over the usage of ‘scandalous’ words by his former counsel was based on heresay and thus was inadmissible as evidence for fresh action. Jaitley’s counsel, however, termed as “belated” the chief minister’s denial that he […]

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Ex-TV anchor, AAP leader wants Jaitley to testify in Hindi

Aam Aadmi Party leader and former TV anchor Ashutosh today moved a city court seeking re-examination of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in vernacular Hindi in a defamation case filed by the BJP leader against him, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others in the DDCA row. The former journalist, who has himself been putting forth AAP’s […]

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Delhi HC dismisses Raghav Chadha’s plea on retweets

In a setback to AAP leader Raghav Chadha, the Delhi High Court today dismissed “as devoid of merit” his plea that he cannot be made to face a criminal case only for retweeting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet against Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA row. Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal also rejected Chadha’s argument […]

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Defamation case by Jaitley: SC asks Delhi HC to decide Chadha’s plea

The Supreme Court today asked the Delhi High Court to decide by September 25 the plea of AAP leader Raghav Chadha against a trial court order summoning him as an accused in the criminal defamation case filed by union minister Arun Jaitley. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said the parties shall appear […]

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Jaitley opposes Kejriwal’s plea to summon DDCA records in Delhi HC

Union Minister Arun Jaitley has opposed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea in the Delhi High Court seeking summoning of the minutes of meetings of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) held during 1999-2014. Kejriwal had moved the fresh plea in a pending defamation suit filed by the union minister against him and five other […]

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DDCA urges HC not to consider replies of Kejriwal, Kirti Azad

DDCA has urged Delhi High Court not to take on record the replies of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and cricketer-turned-MP Kirti Azad to its defamation suit seeking Rs two-and-half crore each as damages from them, as these have been filed late. Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Azad are facing defamation suit filed by the Delhi […]

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