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TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Defamation-- Definition of offence of defamation u/s 499 IPC is not applicable to civil wrong - However, ingredients of defamation under said Section can be applied to civil wrongs...........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 151, Order 7, Rule 11(a)-- Rejection of plaint - Non-disclosure of cause of action - Suit for damages for defamation - Issuance of notice by counsel on behalf of his client to another counsel or party does not constitute defamation as there is no publication of defamatory material - In suit for damages, cause of action will..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Defamatory speech made against general community of lawyers and not against an identifiable or determinate class of individuals - By merely stating that such lawyers form a collection of persons or forms a determinate group of lawyers, it cannot be said that they form a collection of..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Essence of publication in the context of S.499 IPC is communication of defamatory imputation to persons other than persons against whom imputation is made...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 502-- Defamation - To constitute an offence u/s 502 IPC, it must be established that accused is not only the owner of newspaper but also sold or offered the newspaper for sale...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 501-- Defamation - Publication of news item - If content of any news item carried in a newspaper is defamatory as defined u/s 499 IPC, mere printing of such material `knowing or having good reason to believe that such matter is defamatory' itself constitutes a distinct offence u/s 501 IPC...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 501, 502-- Defamation - Publication of news item - Acts of printing or selling or offering to sell need not only be physical acts but include the legal right to sell i.e to transfer the title in goods/the newspaper...........
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..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Succession Act, 1925, Section 306-- Malicious prosecution - Suit for damages for malicious prosecution does not fall in exception created by S.306 of Act, i.e. defamation or assault or personal injury - Cause would fall within main and general language of S.306 of Act and not in exceptions created by Section - However, claim against..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 1, Rule 10-- Deletion of name of defendant - Suit for recovery of damages for defamation - Suit proceeded not against publishers of news but against persons who are prosecuting plaintiff for offence complained - Information which defendant/I.O has supplied to newspaper is not beyond contents of FIR or is..........

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