Shashi Tharoor and Arnab Goswami ready to depose in defamation suit in Delhi High Court

Shashi Tharoor and Arnab Goswami today told the Delhi High Court they were willing to step into the witness box to depose in the defamation suit filed by the Congress leader against the journalist and his channel Republic TV. The statements were made by their counsel before Justice Manmohan, who sought to know whether Tharoor, […]

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Kejriwal delaying defamation suit proceedings: Jaitley to HC

Union Minister Arun Jaitley today accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of delaying the proceedings in the defamation suit filed against him and five other AAP functionaries by the BJP leader. The finance minister’s counsel contended that irrelevant questions were being asked by the counsel for Kejriwal during his cross-examination in the high court and sought […]

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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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Delhi HC seeks Kejriwal’s reply on fresh defamation suit by Jaitley

The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Arvind Kejriwal on a fresh Rs 10 crore defamation suit filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley over the use of an objectionable word by the Chief Minister’s lawyer Ram Jethmalani recently. Joint Registrar Pankaj Gupta issued notice to Kejriwal asking him to respond why the defamation […]

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Delhi HC rejects Kejriwal’s plea seeking Jaitley’s financial records

The Delhi High Court today dismissed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s plea seeking details of bank accounts, tax returns and other financial records of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who has filed a defamation suit against him. The high court said that Kejriwal’s plea, which also sought the bank statements of Jaitley’s family members and companies in […]

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Doctor withdraws defamation suit against Mika

A doctor, who had filed a Rs 50 lakh defamation suit against singer Mika Singh for allegedly slapping him and tarnishing his image at a function here, has withdrawn the case in a Delhi court after reaching at a settlement. The court treated the suit as “dismissed as withdrawn as settled” after it was informed […]

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Court grants last chance to Mika in defamation suit

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Singer Mika Singh has been granted the last opportunity by a court for admitting or denying documents relating to a Rs 50 lakh defamation suit filed against him for allegedly slapping a doctor and tarnishing his image at a function here. Additional District Judge Rajrani gave a final chance to the composer whose counsel sought […]

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Defamation suit: Delhi HC asks Kejriwal and Azad to file written replies

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad to file their written statements in a civil defamation suit of Rs 5 crore filed by DDCA for their alleged remarks against the cricket body regarding its functioning and finances. Joint Registrar Anil Kumar Sisodia directed Kejriwal and […]

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Tharoor files defamation suit against magazine

Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday filed a Rs.10 crore defamation suit against The Sunday Indian magazine for publishing an article insinuating that he has black money stashed away in Swiss banks. Tharoor, a former minister of state for external affairs, has appointed Kochi-based legal firm of Sherrif Associates to represent him. The firm has […]

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