Defamation Case: News

20 Mar 2024


Ahead of assault sentencing, Jonathan Majors's ex-girlfriend files defamation lawsuit 

Jonathan Majors, known for his role in Marvel films, is now facing a defamation lawsuit filed by his ex-partner, Grace Jabbari.

'Depp Vs. Heard' documentary re-ignites debate, support emerges for Amber

Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp and his ex-wife and actor Amber Heard fought a defamation case in Virginia in 2022, with the decision tilting in Depp's favor.

26 Jul 2023

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut v/s Javed Akhtar defamation case timeline 

Veteran Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar has been summoned by a Mumbai Magistrate court on August 5 based on actor Kangana Ranaut's complaint as a counter to his ongoing defamation case.

17 Jul 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep breaks silence on cheating allegations by Kannada producers

Kichcha Sudeep has been capturing headlines for unfavorable reasons lately—for allegedly cheating producers MN Kumar and HA Rehman.

08 Jul 2023

Kichcha Sudeep

Kichcha Sudeep files defamation lawsuit against producers; seeks Rs. 10cr

After Kannada producers MN Kumar and MN Suresh made a series of allegations against superstar Kichcha Sudeep at a press conference earlier this week, the actor has taken legal action in response.

15 May 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Defamation case: Court summons Mallikarjun Kharge over Bajrang Dal remarks

A Sangrur court in Punjab on Monday reportedly summoned Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge in a Rs. 100 crore defamation case filed against him.

26 Mar 2023

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui files defamation lawsuit, brother lashes out

There seems to be no end to Nawazuddin Siddiqui's troubles!

20 Dec 2022

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard reach settlement; everything to know

The multi-million dollar defamation case filed by actor Johnny Depp against his ex-wife and actor Amber Heard has finally come to a settlement, announced Heard on social media. Heard has agreed to pay Depp $1M.

31 Aug 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi LG to sue AAP leaders over 'false' graft charges

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (LG) VK Saxena, on Wednesday, threatened to sue the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for defamation for corruption charges hurled at him.

09 Jul 2022


#DefamationCase: Here's why Amber Heard wants court to declare mistrial

In another unsurprising turn of events, the high-profile defamation case between ex-spouses Amber Heard and Johnny Depp might just re-open.

29 Jun 2022

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp returning to 'Pirates of the Caribbean'? Representative clarifies

Rumors were rife that actor Johnny Depp would reprise his role as the beloved Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean after securing a win against ex-wife Amber Heard in the defamation case.

25 Jun 2022


Amber Heard v/s Johnny Depp isn't over: Heard challenging verdict

The Fairfax County, Virginia Court put the final seal on the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial on Friday by giving out a written order.

23 Jun 2022


Amber Heard scores multimillion-dollar deal for 'tell-all' against Johnny Depp?

Actor Amber Heard stirred the pot once again.

25 Mar 2022

Kangana Ranaut

#DefamationCase: 'Celebrity, but accused,' Court denies Kangana Ranaut permanent exemption

In the ongoing defamation case filed against Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut by veteran lyricist/screenwriter Javed Akhtar, the former had applied for permanent exemption from appearing in front of the court.

26 Oct 2021

Delhi High Court

TV Today network sues Newslaundry for defamation seeking Rs. 2cr

The broadcaster TV Today Network has filed a Rs. 2 crore defamation suit against news portal Newslaundry in the Delhi High Court.

08 Jul 2021


Delhi HC slams Saket Gokhale in Lakshmi Puri's defamation case

The Delhi High Court today slammed self-described activist Saket Gokhale for putting out allegedly defamatory tweets against former Indian envoy Lakshmi Puri.

09 Jun 2021

Salman Khan

Feud continues: Salman Khan now demands contempt action against KRK

Things are surely getting heated up between the Khans, i.e., Salman and Kamaal R (KRK).

19 Feb 2021

West Bengal

Bengal court summons Amit Shah in Abhishek Banerjee's defamation case

A special court for MPs and MLAs in West Bengal on Friday issued summons to Union Home Minister Amit Shah in connection with a criminal defamation case filed by Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee.

04 Nov 2020

Kangana Ranaut

Javed Akhtar files defamation case against Kangana Ranaut

Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has filed a defamation case against actor Kangana Ranaut.

27 Oct 2020

Bombay High Court

HC grants interim relief to Mahesh Bhatt in defamation case

The Bombay High Court on Monday granted interim relief to filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh Bhatt in a defamation case filed by them against actor Luviena Lodh.

13 Nov 2019

Shehbaz Sharif

Pakistan PM's ex-wife Reham Khan wins defamation case against news-channel

Journalist and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's former wife Reham Khan has won a defamation case against a Pakistani news channel in a UK High Court.

12 Oct 2019


Bengaluru police fined Rs. 1L for wrongly arresting Facebook-page admin

The Karnataka High Court on Friday imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on Bengaluru police for registering FIRs against the administrator of a Facebook page.

09 Jun 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Delhi journalist arrested for 'objectionable post' on UP CM Adityanath

Delhi-based freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested on Saturday by the Uttar Pradesh Police for allegedly sharing an "objectionable post" online on UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

04 May 2019

Sexual Harassment

MJ Akbar deposes in defamation suit against journalist Priya Ramani

Former Union minister MJ Akbar on Saturday recorded his statement in the defamation case he filed against journalist Priya Ramani.

10 Apr 2019

Sexual Harassment

#MJAkbarCase: Defamation charge framed against journalist Priya Ramani

A Delhi court today framed defamation charge against journalist Priya Ramani in a case filed by ex-Union minister M J Akbar after she leveled allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

25 Feb 2019

Sexual Harassment

Journalist Priya Ramani, sued by MJ Akbar, granted bail

On Monday, journalist Priya Ramani was granted bail by a Delhi court after she was summoned as an accused in a criminal defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar.

22 Jan 2019

Sexual Harassment

MJ Akbar defamation: Court reserves order on summoning Priya Ramani

On Tuesday, a Delhi court reserved its verdict on whether to summon journalist Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar, who the journalist had accused of sexual misconduct.

23 Oct 2018


Rakhi Sawant on Tanushree Dutta's defamation case: 'She wants publicity'

The ongoing #MeToo movement has sparked a war of words between Tanushree Dutta and Rakhi Sawant.

23 Oct 2018


Bangladesh: Pro-opposition editor arrested for defamation after calling woman-journalist 'characterless'

The Bangladesh Police has arrested prominent pro-opposition newspaper editor and lawyer Moinul Hosein on a defamation charge, days after he faced massive criticism for calling a woman journalist "characterless" on a TV talk show.

16 Oct 2018

Donald Trump

US judge tosses out Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

Donald Trump scored a legal victory yesterday against pornstar Stormy Daniels when a federal US judge rejected her defamation suit against him.

29 Aug 2018


Mamata Banerjee's nephew files defamation suit against Amit Shah

Trinamool Youth Congress chief Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of Mamata Banerjee, filed a defamation suit against Amit Shah today, alleging the BJP President has made slanderous statements against him at a public rally on August 11 in Kolkata.

12 Jun 2018


Defamation Case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Thane court today

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will appear before a court in the Thane district of Maharashtra today in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker.

16 Mar 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

After Kejriwal apologizes for 'defaming' SAD leader, Bhagwant Mann resigns

AAP leader Bhagwant Mann has resigned from the party after Arvind Kejriwal apologized to Bikram Singh Majithia, a former Akali Dal leader of Punjab, in a defamation case.

28 Feb 2018

Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj files defamation case against BJP MP Pratap Simha

Accusing Pratap Simha of making defamatory remarks against him, Prakash Raj has filed a case against the BJP MP.

28 Nov 2017


Gujarat HC rejects Wire's plea against gag-order over Jay Shah

The Gujarat HC has dismissed The Wire's plea against a gag order by a lower court.

14 Oct 2017

Amit Shah

Despite 80cr turnover, Jay lost 1.5cr: Amit Shah defends son

BJP President Amit Shah has come to son Jay's defence after The Wire had alleged that the firm, Temple Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., owned by Jay Shah had increased its revenue 16,000 times after PM Narendra Modi came to power.

18 Sep 2017


Defamation case against Sonia, Rahul, Yechury for Lankesh murder comments

An RSS swayamsevak has filed a defamation case against Congress' Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury for linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder to the RSS.