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RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499 -- Complaint of defamation - Locus standi to file - 'Shri Jawaharlal Nehru did nothing for children' - Statement made by Gujarat Chief Minister - Not an attack on reputation of anyone in particular - Remarks are general in nature - Complainant cannot be said to be `aggrieved person' to file..........

PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500 -- Defamation - Allegation of false averments in written statement - Complaint - Quashing of - Whether averments contained in the written statement would constitute an offence of defamation or not? - Held, this question is no more res integra - The civil suit in question has already been..........

MADRAS HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500 -- Defamation - Prosecution of Chief Educational Officer - Held, an artificial/juristic person cannot be prosecuted for an offence u/s 500 IPC, for such an artificial/juristic person cannot be attributed with any malicious intention because malicious intention can be attributed only to a living person - In the instant case, Chief..........

BOMBAY HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500 -- Defamation - Issuance of process - Validity - Complainant pleaded that averments contained in complaint filed by present petitioners against him u/s.138 of NI Act are libelous - Process issued against present petitioners - Challenge to - Held, filing of a case is a publication, however,..........

RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500 -- `Excommunication' - Falls within the definition of defamation - Effect of excommunication does not fall within the exceptions of the provision of S.499 IPC...........

DELHI HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 468 -- Defamation - Complaint - Limitation - Time to begin - FIR lodged containing defamatory allegations - FIR quashed - Limitation to file complaint starts to run when FIR was lodged and not when it was quashed - Complaint filed beyond 3 years period of limitation - Quashed...........

HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500 -- Defamation - Accused allegedly abused complainant in vilest terms willfully and consciously thereby harmed his reputation and lowered his prestige in estimation of general public - Words not uttered in heat of moment as there was a scuffle between the parties, but used as a calculated measure accusing complainant of having illicit..........

MADRAS HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 177, 178, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500 -- Defamation - Jurisdiction - Interview to media containing defamatory statement given at one place - Its consequences ensue in places of circulation of newspaper - Prosecution can be launched within jurisdiction of Court over any one of the places wherein such circulation is made - Fact..........

BOMBAY HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499 -- Defamation - Opinion expressed by member of Panchayat in bonafide belief to assist Court - Held, does not amount to defamation - Member Panchayat assisting court of Justice, falls within definition of `public servant' u/s 21 of Indian Penal code - Opinion expressed by him in good faith amounts to acting in discharge of public..........

KARNATAKA HIGH COURT

Year of decision: 2011
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482 -- Defamation - Quashing of proceedings - Allegations that advertisement published by petitioner Co. with Associated Traders amounted to disparaging respondent's product - Associated Traders categorically admitted that advertisement in question was taken out by it on its own and petitioner Co...........

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