Civil Procedure Code Relief
Lack of jurisdiction
A court may dismiss the case outright, if, it (the court) does not have requisite jurisdiction, either pecuniary or territorial.
Dismiss In Default (Order 4)
If neither party appears on the date of hearing then the court is entitled to dismiss the suit,
If the Defendant appears and the plaintiff does not appear, then the court is bound to dismiss the suit
However, if the plaintiff appears and the defendant does not
appear, then the court is authorized to either postpone the hearing or proceed with the suit "Exparte", i.e. without defendant.