Court order on Gadkari’s plea Nov 17

In Delhi a court fixed Nov 17 to pronounce its order on a plea filed by BJP chief Nitin Gadkari seeking initiation of proceedings against Congress leader Digvijay Singh for alleged defamation. Metropolitan Magistrate Sudesh Kumar Oct 16 reserved the order for Nov 2 on summoning Digvijay Singh over the defamation complaint by the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) chief. It was deferred for […]

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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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Defamation complaint against Rahul Gandhi for RSS remark

A defamation complaint was Monday lodged in a court in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi against Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). Asish Kumar Singh, a resident of Ranchi, lodged the complaint in a chief judicial magistrate (CJM) court. Gandhi early this […]

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Inquiry ordered into defamation plea against Chidambaram

A local court here Monday ordered an inquiry into a defamation complaint filed by a godman against Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for his recent remark related to “saffron terrorism”. Metropolitan Magistrate M.G. Dave ordered the inquiry under section 202 of the Criminal Procedure Code after complainant Swami Nijanandtirth produced evidence supporting his plea. The […]

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