Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Charul Shah
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 04:26 PM IST
Javed Akhtar’s statement was recorded by the magistrate under the process of verification of the complaint that he had lodged for defamation.
New York | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 08:03 AM IST
E. Jean Carroll, 75, filed the lawsuit in a New York court, claiming Trump’s denials of the alleged sexual assault had damaged her reputation and career.
Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad & Agencies
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 10:28 PM IST
Khan’s counsel Imran Babar Awan has sent the defamation notice to Sethi for his “propaganda” about PM’s personal life.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 09:35 AM IST
Referring somebody as an “impotent person” reflects badly on his manhood and prima facie amounts to defamation, the Bombay high court said and refused to quash criminal proceedings against a resident of Andhra Pradesh by her estranged husband for terming him ‘impotent’.
By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 05:15 PM IST
Criminal defamation – set out under Section 499 of the Indian Penal Code – is an anachronistic, colonial-era legal provision, that has been historically used by powerful individuals, corporations, and governments, to silence and suppress inconvenient speech
Bhubaneswar, Hindustan Times | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2018 04:30 PM IST
Though the president’s office did not file a complaint, chief administrator of Jagannath Temple, Pradipta Mohapatra said there was a “breach in protocol”.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 05:01 PM IST
A case under Section 500 (punishment for defamation) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 66(c) (punishment for identity theft) of Information Technology Act, 2000 was registered at Paud police station in Pune rural police jurisdiction on Sunday.