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DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Territorial jurisdiction - Complaint on allegation of defamation - Alleged incidents of defamation took place at two places - Held, court at any of two places has jurisdiction to try the complaint...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2008
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199(1), 256-- Defamation - Cognizance already taken - Death of complainant during pendency of criminal proceedings - Continuance of - Respondent who is niece of deceased complainant came forward expressing willingness to continue the proceedings - Magistrate vide impugned order allowed continuation of..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2007
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, 499, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation - Scathing attack by accused on the character and conduct of complainant - Defences available to accused with which he can justify such an allegation, cannot be gone into while exercising jurisdiction u/s 482 Cr.P.C. - Even if the imputations are covered by Exception 9 of S.499 IPC even..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2006
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Quashing of complaint - Imputations against complainant in written statement - Once a statement has been filed in a Court of law, that statement can be taken as published and if such a statement amounts to per se defamatory, it is the duty of accused to establish that he is justified..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 319-- Defamation - Complaint against two persons - Some material available against another person - Magistrate cannot suo moto array that person as accused unless a complaint is filed against him or application u/s 319 Cr.P.C. is made to summon him as accused...........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2003
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199-- Defamation - Complaint - By some person aggrieved is a sine qua non under the mandatory provisions of S.199 Cr.P.C...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Personal appearance of complainant is not required for the filing of complaint - Complaint can be instituted in the name of person aggrieved through some other person with leave of Court...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2002
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Complaint through power of attorney holder - Leave of Court - If complaint is instituted through power of attorney holder then leave of Court is required - Even in the absence of a separate petition and specific orders, grant of such leave can be assumed - In the instant case..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1997
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Penal Code, 1860, Section 500 - Defamation - Complaint - Locus standi - Contents of offending article make out defamation, if any, vis-a-vis Sant Baba or the Dera. The complainant only alleges that he is a worshiper or Visitor of Dera. Held that the complainant was not an aggrieved person and had..........

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