On 21 May, in State vs Tarun Tejpal, Goa additional sessions court judge Kshama M. Joshi upheld only one charge, that of Tarun Tejpal being in a position of control and dominance in relation to his rape accuser when he was editor-in-chief of Tehelka magazine.
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 verdict in the defamation case against journalist Priya Ramani by former minister MJ Akbar has resulted in one of the more enlightened judgments in recent times. It is a huge shot in the arm against the virus of male sexual harassment.
In a surprising development, a Delhi High court on Tuesday transferred a criminal defamation case filed by former State for External Affairs MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani to the court of the principal district and sessions judge after hearing it for two years.
The Delhi High Court on Monday stayed the criminal trial pending before the Rohini District & Sessions Court, New Delhi, in the complaint filed against cricketer-politician Gautam Gambhir, his foundation and others in the plea regarding quashing of complaint in a case relating to illegal hoarding
A Mumbai court has granted bail to businessman Raj Kundra, the husband of actor Shilpa Shetty, two months after his arrest in a pornography case. Kundra has been given bail on a surety of Rs 50,000 along with co-worker Ryan Thorpe.