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KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867, Section 7-- Defamation - Private complaint - Quashing of proceedings - Perusal of complaint reveals that petitioner No.1 is Editor whereas petitioner No.2 is Managing Editor - In complaint, respondent except stating that petitioner No.2 is Managing Editor, no role is attributed against him so far as..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Constitution of India, 1950, Article 19(1)(a)-- Defamation - Expression of opinion - Free speech which intelligibly questions a performance of Government and persons running it - Held, it cannot be termed to be defamatory - It would certainly be protected by Art.19(1)(a) of Constitution of India - Hence such an opinion can at best be seen to be..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation - Quashing of complaint - Father-i, law alleged to have defamed complainant/damad by writing letter and showing contents of same to near relatives - Father-i, law has made reference to differences and disputes that took place between complainant and his wife - Father-i, law has also..........
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
Details
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
Details
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..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
Details
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..........
RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2011
Details
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...........
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..........
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..........
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..........

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