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Defamation Case

Mumbai Court Rejects Salman Khan's Petition For An Interim Order In His Defamation Case Against Panvel Neighbour

Jan 15, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Salman Khan who has filed a defamation case against his neighbour in Panvel has been refused interim restraining order over the latter.

Delhi HC Admits M J Akbar's Appeal Against Acquittal Of Priya Ramani In Defamation Case

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The court had said it was shameful that crimes against women are taking place in a country where mega epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana were written about respecting them.

Kangana Ranaut's Transfer Plea Dismissed In Javed Akhtar Case

The 'Revision Application' filed by actor Kangana Ranaut stands rejected by additional sessions judge S U Baghele.

Narendra Dabholkar Handed Over File Against Sanatan Sanstha To ATS After He Received Threats: his son tells court

Dec 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Narendra Dabholkar, a noted anti-superstition activist, was shot dead on Omkareshwar bridge in Pune while he was on a morning walk on August 20, 2013.

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

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

20 September, 2021

Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

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.

09 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

25 August, 2021

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

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.

27 July, 2021

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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