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HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2019
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 7, Rule 11, Limitation Act, 1963, Article 75-- Rejection of plaint - Limitation - Suit for damages - Defamation - Art.75 of Limitation Act, provides one year limitation from the date of publication of libel - Last date of publication/telecasting of news item was 2014 and one year thereafter had elapsed on 2015 - Suit filed in 2017 thus, barred..........
TELANGANA AND ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2018
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 151, Order 7, Rule 11(a)-- Rejection of plaint - Non-disclosure of cause of action - Suit for damages for defamation - Issuance of notice by counsel on behalf of his client to another counsel or party does not constitute defamation as there is no publication of defamatory material - In suit for damages, cause of action will..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 1, Rule 10-- Deletion of name of defendant - Suit for recovery of damages for defamation - Suit proceeded not against publishers of news but against persons who are prosecuting plaintiff for offence complained - Information which defendant/I.O has supplied to newspaper is not beyond contents of FIR or is..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 19, 20, Order 7, Rule 10-- Defamation - Territorial jurisdiction - Suit for compensation and damages - Defamation caused on account of publication of article in daily newspaper published and circulated in Bihar only - Cause of action does not arise at Delhi merely for the reason that interview took place at Delhi - Mere..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 500-- Defamation - Publication issued on behalf of accused to protect their interest in the property regarding which civil suit was already filed by accused against complainant - Complainant during pendency of civil suit in violation of injunction order sold eight plots, then, action of accused..........
ORISSA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2017
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 18, Rule 1-- Right to begin - Suit for defamation - Defendant denied allegation of defamation made against him - Plaintiff has to prove his case - Defendants not required to begin with the evidence first - Thus, plaintiff is rightly directed to begin with his case...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 22, Rule 3-- L.R's - Suit for recovery of damages on ground of defamation - Death of plaintiff during pendency of suit - Cause of action to file suit for damages is purely personal in nature and cause of action will not survive after death of plaintiff - Thus, LR's of deceased plaintiff cannot be impleaded to..........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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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...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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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 - Both the cases are different in nature - Pendency of both the cases does not amount to double jeopardy...........
DELHI HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2016
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Civil and criminal proceedings-- Civil suit for damages and criminal proceedings for defamation - `Causing prejudice' - When proceedings against each other are preferred by complainant and accused then proceedings in cross proceedings can cause prejudice to the accused in criminal proceedings and not when both the proceedings are..........

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