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Defamation Case

NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede's Sister Files Police Complaint Against Maha Minister Nawab Malik For Defamation

Oct 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In her two-page complaint submitted to the Oshiwara police, Yasmeen Wankhede claimed her family was being targeted on social media.

Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Sep 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest warrant had Kangana skipped this hearing.

Bombay HC Dismisses Kangana Ranaut's Plea To Quash Defamation Case Filed By Javed Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut has to be present for the next hearing in the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court on September 14.

Manoj Bajpayee Files Defamation Complaint Against KRK For Calling Him 'Ganjedi'

Aug 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Bajpayee filed against Kamaal R Khan, after the latter, on July 26, had called him a ‘stoner’ and also alleged that his wife was involved in an extra-marital affair.

Mumbai Court Asks Kangana Ranaut To Be Present During The Next Hearing On Defamation Case

On Tuesday, a court in Mumbai exempted the actor from attending the proceedings one “last time” and also rejected Javed Akhtar’s plea to issue an arrest warrant for the actor.

07 June, 2021

Bollywood Superstar Salman Khan Seeks Contempt Action Against Kamaal Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Salman Khan has sought contempt action against Kamaal Khan for his continued ‘defamatory remarks’ against the former despite telling court he would not do so.

07 June, 2021

Australia's Living War Veteran Ben Roberts-Smith Fuels Afghan Defamation

Associated Press (AP)

Ben Roberts-Smith plans on suing The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times in the Federal Court in Sydney over the articles published in 2018.

30 March, 2021

Defamation Law Meant To Curb Free Speech, Needs To Be Revoked: Patricia Mukhim

Midhat Fatimah

Patricia Mukhim, editor of ‘Shillong Times’ speaks to Outlook about free speech, the need for journalists to unite, and the criminal case against her that was recently quashed by the Supreme Court.

25 March, 2021

Court Grants Bail To Kangana Ranaut In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

Last month, the Andheri metropolitan magistrate' court had issued summons to Kangana Ranaut, directing her to appear on March 1.

25 March, 2021

Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Leela Bhansali Face Defamation Case Filed By Kathiawadi's Son, Summoned By Mumbai Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Kathiawadi's son, Babu Rawji Shah, has alleged that a chapter on Gangubai Kathiawadi in Hussain Zaidi’s book is defamatory and maligns her reputation.

25 March, 2021

Priya Ramani Verdict: Delhi HC To Hear MJ Akbar's Plea Against Ramani's Acquittal On April 5

Outlook Web Bureau

The trial court had dismissed the complaint filed by Akbar, saying no charges were proved against Ramani.


06 March, 2021

UK Daily ‘Mail On Sunday’ Ordered To Publish Front-Page Statement On Meghan Markle’s Legal Victory

Associated Press (AP)

Meghan Markle had sued the newspaper on charges of invasion of privacy and copyright infringement after the daily had published portions of a letter she wrote to her estranged father in 2018.

24 February, 2021

Women Speaking Out Against Sexual Harassment Must Be Heard

Zakia Soman

Sexual abuse takes away dignity and self-confidence and sometimes a victim may not speak up for years due to the mental trauma, the Court observed.

22 February, 2021

Warrant Against Digvijay Singh For Not Appearing Court In Relation With 2017 Defamation Case

Outlook Web Bureau

The court issued a non-bailable warrant against the politician after he failed to appear before it in relation to the defamation case filed against him in 2017

19 February, 2021

Bengal Special Court Summons Amit Shah In Defamation Case Filed By TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Abhishek Banerjee's lawyer Sanjay Basu claimed that Shah had made certain defamatory statements against the TMC MP in August 2018 at a BJP rally

10 February, 2021

Delhi Court Verdict In MJ Akbar's Defamation Case Against Priya Ramani Today

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramani had made an allegation of sexual misconduct against Akbar in the wake of #MeToo movement in 2018.

01 February, 2021

Defamation Case: Mumbai Court Issues Summons To Kangana On Javed Akhtar's Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

Akhtar, in his complaint, alleged that Ranaut had made defamatory comments against him in an interview, by dragging his name while referring to a 'coterie' existing in Bollywood.


21 January, 2021

Editors Guild Decries Arrest Warrant Against Journalist Paranjoy Guha Thakurta Over Adani Complaint

Outlook Web Bureau

The Editors Guild of India has also urged the Adani group to withdraw the case against Thakurta.

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Darren Devlin Sidoel of SC East Bengal scores a goal during match 13 of season 8 of Indian Super League played between Odissha FC and SC East Bengal, at Tilak Maidan Stadium in Goa.


Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front (LDF) against the central government, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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India's badminton player Pusarla V. Sindhu talks to the media during a press conference ahead of the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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