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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..........
GUJARAT HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2013
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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
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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..........

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