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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..........
GAUHATI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Quashing of proceedings - Offence u/ss 499, 500 IPC - Defamatory statement against complainant, eminent sports personality in press meet that all his achievements were purchased by paying money - Newspaper report against complainant may result in defamation of complainant before readers - However,..........
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 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...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Characteristics of defamation are: (i) words must be defamatory; (ii) they must refer to affected person; (iii) they must be maliciously published...........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Spirit of offence of defamation lies in dissemination of harmful imputation - In order to constitute an offence of defamation, it should be communicated to a third party because what is intended by imputation is to arose hostility of others...........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Appeal against acquittal - Leave to appeal - All allegations regarding alleged offence made against main accused - No specific allegation made against any of respondents nos.2 to 10 except that they are part of demonstration made against applicant - At the most respondents were also..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Order rejecting complaint - Prosecution of Presiding officer - Letter which forms basis of complaint contains substantially correct facts and presiding officer in good faith has communicated same to concerned authority, which comes within the purview of exception to S.499 IPC - Said..........
CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Accused allegedly made imputation that complainant a married man had developed intimacy with one lady and used to go to her room and spend night with her - However, evidence on record shows that such imputation was an untrue one and maliciously made by complainant himself to malign..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 300, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 20-- Civil suit for damages and criminal proceedings for defamation - Same parties in both the cases - In case a decree for damages is passed in civil suit then it does not stand in the way for pursing criminal proceedings for defamation...........

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