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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..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
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 that..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
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..........
KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
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. had..........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Exceptions 8th and 9th - Defamation - Accused and members of his housing society received anonymous letter by post making certain serious allegations against the character of daughter of accused - Accused approached local police in good faith for guidance and protection of their interest and..........
PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 306-- Abetment of suicide - Sexual intercourse with false promise of marriage - Deceased prosecutrix committed suicide because she was carrying pregnancy of 8 months and accused had refused to marry her - Held, it is difficult for an unmarried girl carrying pregnancy, to live in the Indian society..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
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...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - To constitute the offence of defamation there must be an imputation which was made with intention of harming or knowing or having reason to believe that it will harm the reputation of the person about whom it is made irrespective of whether the complainant actually suffered directly..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - To constitute the offence of defamation there must be an imputation which was made with intention of harming or knowing or having reason to believe that it will harm the reputation of the person about whom it is made irrespective of whether the complainant actually suffered directly..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, 501-- Pre-marital sex - Article published in news magazine that pre-marital sex and live in relationship are on the increase and called for social acceptance of the same - It was further stated that society should not think that the girl at the time of marriage is virgin and the man marrying a girl..........

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