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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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199(4)(b)-- Defamation - Sanction for prosecution - It is not necessary for State Government to separately issue sanction order against each one of accused when they all are responsible for telecasting and publishing news item in the electronic and print media and also when names of said electronic and print..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199(4)(b)-- Defamation - Sanction for prosecution - Accused contended that while granting sanction in favour of complainant, State Government has not applied its mind - Contention rejected as said sanction was accorded after appreciating statements telecast/published by accused in electronic and print media -..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Public servant - Sanction for prosecution - Act of defamation does not come within purview of official duty and therefore, sanction for prosecution u/s 197 Cr.P.C. is not required...........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 34-- Defamation - Publication of defamatory article in newspaper - No positive averments in complaint about petitioners having prior knowledge of publication or petitioners being directly responsible for publication of said imputation - No presumption u/s 7 of Press and Registration of Books Act can be..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation against company - No such offence will lie against company as company is only a juristic person and it cannot be attributed with mens rea, which is an essential ingredient for constituting the offence of defamation...........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 200, 468-- Defamation - Private complaint - Cognizance of offence - Magistrate took cognizance on 20.10.2005 - Again took cognizance on 26.07.2008 - Held, it is well-established principle that Magistrate cannot take cognizance on a complaint on two occasions - Therefore, subsequent order dated 26.07.2008..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867, Section 7-- Defamation - Private complaint - Quashing of proceedings - Perusal of complaint reveals that petitioner No.1 is Editor whereas petitioner No.2 is Managing Editor - In complaint, respondent except stating that petitioner No.2 is Managing Editor, no role is attributed against him so far as..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867, Section 7-- Defamation - Quashing of proceedings - Complainant specifically stated that accused persons in most systematic manner started publication of malicious news item targeting complainant and her company - There is no dispute that news items, as alleged by complainant, have been published in said..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 200, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500- - Defamation - Complaint - Locus standi - Involvement of CM in a case of disproportionate assets and certain mis-doings of Government are essential highlights of write-up - Person most affected by such utterances in writing could be CM himself or his immediate family members but not a person from..........

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