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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..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 7, Rule 11(a)-- Rejection of plaint - Suit for damages - Defamation - Matrimonial dispute - When an imputation has been made in a complaint made to the Law Enforcing Agency with the belief that such Agency would take criminal action against the persons against whom such imputation are made, the same will provide..........
MADRAS HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2015
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 7, Rule 11(a)-- Rejection of plaint - Suit for damages - Defamation - Matrimonial dispute - Lodging of complaint with police - Cannot be considered to be a publication of a defamatory statement - If at all any wrong is committed by lodging a false complaint with the police and thereby setting the criminal law in..........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 1, Rule 10-- Impleading of a party - Suit for defamation - In the absence of allegation of defamation against the person sought to be impleaded as a party to the suit, he cannot be impleaded merely on the basis that he forged and fabricated the resolution - Application dismissed...........
PUNJAB AND HARAYANA HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2012
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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..........
ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 2009
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Indian Penal Code, 1860, Section 499, 500-- Defamation - Defamatory pleadings in a civil suit - Imputations contained in pleadings and evidence in civil suit is covered by Exception 9 of S.499 IPC, even assuming that the imputations are prima facie defamatory in nature...........
SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Year of decision: 2007
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Order 39, Rule 1, 2-- Interim injunction - Suit for defamation against Magazine - Interim order passed against publisher restraining him from re-publishing defamatory articles in question or writing any such defamatory article in future - No ground to interfere...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1998
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 151-- Defamation - Suit for recovery of damages - Subsequently complaint under S.500 IPC filed against defendant - As simultaneous prosecution of the criminal proceedings and civil suit would embarrass the defendant, civil suit ordered to be stayed till the disposal of the criminal complaint...........
BOMBAY HIGH COURT
Year of decision: 1996
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Civil Procedure Code, 1908, Section 151-- Stay of civil suit pending criminal prosecution - Civil suit for recovery of damages for defamation - During pendency of suit plaintiff also instituted criminal prosecution - A simultaneous prosecution of civil suit and criminal proceedings would embarrass the defendant/accused, so civil suit..........

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