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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Defamation -- Harm to reputation must be an injury which esteem suffers in estimation of others and not a person's estimation of himself or his reputation...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Defamation -- Suit for damages - In an action for damages, wrongful act is a damage to plaintiff's reputation - Injuries that he sustains may be classified under two heads: (i) Consequences of attitude adopted to him by other persons as a result of diminution of esteem in which they hold him because of..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Defamation -- Suit for damages - Harm to reputation - Whether harm was actually caused or not is immaterial - Even intention to cause harm to reputation is not a necessary factor to be proved - It is enough, if it is shown that defendant had reason to believe that imputations are likely to harm the reputation...........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Defamation -- Suit for damages - Harm to reputation - Defendant allegedly defamed plaintiff in presence of some persons present in shop by stating that he was in adulterous relationship with one lady - However, none of seven witnesses including lady with whom he was held to have adulterous relationship, her..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 199, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Aggrieved person - Complainant stated that defamatory statement was made by accused against agitating lawyers for whom he has represented - But, there is no identifiable or set of class of lawyers - Complainant has no case that offending publication was referred to defame him or any..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Quashing of complaint - Allegation that accused a practicing lawyer made some statement against particular group of lawyers who were agitating and protecting against media - However, accused in his speech referring lawyers as general class and not representing a collection or general..........
MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Legal notice - It was stated that complainant prepared the forged documents and are trying to grab the whole property - In the last para it was mentioned that if accused is not given his one third share, he will institute court proceedings - Accused being successor has every right to..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Quashing of proceedings - Accused allegedly made defamatory interviews which were telecast on various TV channels - None of editors and publishers have been arrayed as accused - Other than complainant no other person cited as witness in complaint nor anything showing that imputation..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Limitation Act, 1963, Section 22-- Continuing cause of action - Suit for damages - Defamation - There is no allegation that after publication/telecasting of news item in 2014, defendants have continued in publishing/telecasting the news item against plaintiff - There is thus, no continuing tort on the part of defendants after first..........
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 7, Rule 11, Limitation Act, 1963, Article 75-- Rejection of plaint - Limitation - Suit for damages - Defamation - Art.75 of Limitation Act, provides one year limitation from the date of publication of libel - Last date of publication/telecasting of news item was 2014 and one year thereafter had elapsed on 2015 - Suit filed in 2017 thus, barred..........

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