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PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Complaint to police as a consequence thereof police questioned the applicant - This act does not fall within the ambit of S.500 IPC - Applicant not able to establish as to in what manner, filing of complaint by respondent has harmed his reputation - No case of defamation made out -..........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation - Quashing of proceedings - Proceedings cannot be quashed on the ground that alleged act of accused falls within exception to S.499 IPC without there being any evidence on record...........
HYDERABAD HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 205, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Exemption from personal appearance - At the time when offence was committed accused was posted at place `V' in Andhra Pradesh and he was subsequently transferred to Maharashtra - Presence of accused on every date of hearing be not insisted unless his presence is required for any..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 197, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Public servant - Sanction for prosecution - Act of defamation does not come within purview of official duty and therefore, sanction for prosecution u/s 197 Cr.P.C. is not required...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2014
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Magistrate in a private complaint against SHO and other police officials called for status report - SHO filed status report which was alleged to be scandalous and defamatory - Complaint filed for offence u/ss 499/500 IPC - No prima facie case to show that reputation of complainant was..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Section 482-- Defamation against company - No such offence will lie against company as company is only a juristic person and it cannot be attributed with mens rea, which is an essential ingredient for constituting the offence of defamation...........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Class defamation - Proof - Held, in order to attract class defamation it must be proved that a defamatory imputation is against a collection of persons - Collection of persons must be an identifiable body so that it is possible to show with definiteness that a particular group of persons as..........
KERALA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499-- Class defamation - Complaint - Locus standi - Held, an allegation when made against a class of persons, which is identifiable, definite and determinate in relation to imputation, then, a member of that class so affected, is a person aggrieved, entitled to file a complaint u/s.499 IPC with the aid..........
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
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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..........

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