The Delhi High Court will on May 5 hear the appeal filed by former External Affairs Minister M J Akbar against the trial court order acquitting journalist Priya Ramani in a defamation case filed by the politician for tarnishing his image in the wake of MeToo movement.
The Delhi High Court today reserves its order in BJP leader Manoj Tiwari's challenge to summoning order in criminal defamation case by Manish Sisodia against him. The Order to be pronounced on December 17. The Delhi High Court requests the trial court to defer the hearing till then.
A Chandigarh court today issued a bailable warrant against former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, in a criminal defamation case filed by Rajinder Pal Singh, spokesperson for a religious organisation called Akhand Kirtani Jatha.
The Single-Judge Bench of Justice Manoj Kumar Tewari, after hearing the submission from the respective parties on Friday, disposed of the plea with liberty to the woman to make an application for a grant of fresh license for a petty diesel retail outlet.
In such circumstances, the bench failed to appreciate as to how the plan/map submitted by the petitioners for reconstruction/carrying out major repair work of the building for commercial purpose could have been rejected.