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MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Transfer of Property Act, 1882, Section 6(e)-- Right to sue for defamation cannot be transferred by one person in favour of another - Right to sue for defamation is a personal right attached to the person who claims to have such right to sue for damages for defamation...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 1, Rule 10-- Impleading of a party - Suit for defamation - In the absence of allegation of defamation against the person sought to be impleaded as a party to the suit, he cannot be impleaded merely on the basis that he forged and fabricated the resolution - Application dismissed...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 397,401-- Defamation - Revision - Quashment of proceedings and summoning order - Accused Principal of College in which complainant was working as Instructor - Offending words are extracts of two complaints made by revisionist to higher superior officer, which were dispatched prior to filing of complaint by..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, 501, 502, 34, 5, 7- - Defamation - Quashing of complaint - Prosecution of Chairperson and Managing Director of publication company - No specific averments in complaint against them - Allegations made by complainant are prima facie vague and based on presumptions - Held, in absence of specific averments in complaint..........
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..........
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 - Held, in respect of offence of defamation, S.199 Cr.P.C. mandates that Magistrate can take cognizance of offence only upon receiving a complaint by a person who is aggrieved - This limitation on power to take cognizance of defamation serves..........
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 dismissed..........
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, unless..........
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...........

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