30 January 2023

Search Results for Tag : Criminal Defamation


Criminal defamation provisions to stay(13.05.2016)

The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional validity of Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 199 CrPC, provisions that deal with .....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Defamation Case Against Arun Purie And Others(08.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition filed by former India Today Editor-in -Chief Arun Purie and others seeking to quash a defamation complaint l.....

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Kerala High Court Stays Criminal Defamation Case Against Shashi Tharoor(13.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has allowed a stay on all proceedings relating to the defamation complaint against Dr Shashi Tharoor for purportedly making unwarran.....

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Gujarat HC Quashes Order Rejecting Application for Criminal Defamation Against Rahul Gandhi(19.08.2021)

Gujarat High Court has quashed an order of the Surat Court rejecting the application filed by BJP MLA Purnesh Modi to examine 4 additional in a crimin.....

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Delhi HC Stays Trial Court Proceedings Summoning Four BJP Leaders in Criminal Defamation Case(08.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has stayed the trial court proceedings as well as the order which had summoned four BJP leaders including its Delhi Unit President Ad.....

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Criminal Defamation Laws(13.05.2016)

Supreme Court has upheld constitutional validity of criminal defamation laws, which were challenged in court by various politicians across parties, in.....

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Criminal Defamation Case: Madras High Court Orders Release Of Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai's Passport(18.11.2021)

Madras High Court has observed that the passport of filmmaker Leena Manimekalai could not have been impounded merely on the basis of a criminal defama.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Calling to Police Station Does Not Amount to Defamation(08.08.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has held that merely being called to the police station in relation to a complaint does not amount to criminal defamation.

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Karnataka HC: Allegations in Matrimonial Case Can Lead to Criminal Defamation(13.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has convicted a woman under section 500 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 on the finding that the statements made by her against her hus.....

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Delhi Court Acquits Priya Ramani in MJ Akbar's Criminal Defamation Case(18.02.2021)

Delhi Court has acquitted journalist Priya Ramani in the criminal defamation case filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar over the "metoo" sexual hara.....

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Karnataka HC Convicts Reporter & Editor for Defamation(10.09.2020)

Karnataka High Court has reversed the acquittal of a reporter and an editor of a magazine for criminal defamation, observing that the right to life gu.....

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