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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..........
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..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, 501-- Pre-marital sex - Article published in news magazine that pre-marital sex and live in relationship are on the increase and called for social acceptance of the same - It was further stated that society should not think that the girl at the time of marriage is virgin and the man marrying a girl..........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, 501-- Defamation - Complaint can be filed by a person other than the aggrieved person when aggrieved person has passed away or is otherwise unable to initiate legal proceedings...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2010
Details
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Defamation - Publication - Once a statement is filed in a Court of law such statement can be taken as published - Publication includes pleadings, affidavits etc. which are filed in Courts...........

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