Delhi HC quashes summons against Smriti Irani in defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed the criminal defamation proceedings against Union Minister Smriti Irani in a defamation case filed by Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam. The court, however, dismissed a similar plea by Nirupam’s seeking to set aside the summons issued against him in a cross-defamation complaint filed by Irani. The court said the case against Nirupam will […]

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Charge sheet filed against four DU students for ‘stalking’ Smriti Irani

The Delhi Police has filed a charge sheet against four Delhi University students for allegedly misbehaving with and stalking union minister Smriti Irani in 2017. The final report was filed before Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarwaria who took cognisance of the charge sheet and put up the matter for October 15. The four youths, identified as […]

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Fake degree row: Order on summoning Smriti Irani on Oct 18

A Delhi court would decide next week on whether to summon Union Minister Smriti Irani on a complaint filed against her for allegedly giving false information regarding her academic qualifications in affidavits to the Election Commission. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh today reserved its order for October 18 after the Delhi State Election Commission, in pursuance […]

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Court takes cognizance of complaint against Smriti Irani

In fresh trouble for HRD Minister Smriti Irani, a Delhi court today took cognizance of a complaint filed against her for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualification. Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain took cognizance of the complaint and fixed the matter for recording of pre-summoning evidence on August 28. “It is held that the […]

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Voyeurism case: Chargesheet may include HRD Minister Smriti Irani as witness

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani may be included as a witness in the trial room voyeurism case involving a Fabindia outlet, a senior police official said on Thursday. Besides Irani, police is considering to mention two BJP MLAs and a government official as witnesses in the case. Police had earlier identified an employee of the […]

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