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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 509, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation - Live telecast of TV debate - Heated exchange between two politicians on TV debate show - CD containing recording of said debate was adduced in evidence through CW3, its transcript being also presented - Mere use of expression `despicable' or `obnoxious' in legal notice does not mean..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 202-- `Impotent person' - Use of such words in pleadings constitute offence of defamation though such words used with the words `and the child was born by medical ovulation period technique as was suggested by the gynecologist' - Use of such words in a different sense can be proved during trial but at..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Prosecution for defamation - Complaint against accused filed by Public prosecutor on the very same day on which sanction for prosecution was accorded - Haste with which complaint was filed prima facie indicates that public prosecutor may not have applied his mind to materials placed before him -..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199(2), Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Prosecution for defamation - Alleged defamatory statements have no reasonable nexus with discharge of public duties by or office of Hon'ble Chief Minister - Remedy u/s 199(2) Cr.P.C and S.199(4) Cr.P.C thus, not available - More so, Public Prosecutor admitted that he filed the complaint against..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199-- Prosecution for defamation - Complaint u/s 199 Cr.P.C is required to be filed in a Court of Sessions that alone is vested with jurisdiction to hear and try alleged offence and even without case being committed to said Court by a subordinate Court - S.199(2) Cr.P.C. r/w S.199(4) Cr.P.C. therefore,..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 501, 502-- Quashing of proceedings - Defamation - Publication of news item - Content of appellant's compliant disclose facts necessary to establish commission of one or all of the alleged offences - Whether there is sufficient evidence to establish the guilt of accused for alleged offences is a matter that..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 300, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 20-- Civil suit for damages and criminal proceedings for defamation - Same parties in both the cases - However, both the cases are different in nature - Both civil suit and criminal proceedings can continue simultaneously - Accused cannot get the stay of criminal defamation case by claiming benefit u/s..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 300, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 20-- Civil suit for damages and criminal proceedings for defamation - Same parties in both the cases - In case a decree for damages is passed in civil suit then it does not stand in the way for pursing criminal proceedings for defamation...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 300, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 20-- Civil suit for damages and criminal proceedings for defamation - Same parties in both the cases - Both the cases are different in nature - Pendency of both the cases does not amount to double jeopardy...........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 205, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Exemption from personal appearance - At the time when offence was committed accused was posted at place `V' in Andhra Pradesh and he was subsequently transferred to Maharashtra - Presence of accused on every date of hearing be not insisted unless his presence is required for any..........

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