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Supreme Court

No relief for the rape accused from the Apex Court

The Hon’ble Apex Court on Friday dismisses the SLP (Special Leave Petition) filed by the Abdul Sami, a rape accused by upholding the Hon’ble...
Death Sentence

SC confirmed the death sentence of duo for killing an infant in the name...

Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the Death Sentence of the couple who killed a two year boy by performing a human sacrifice. A three Judges...
Supreme Court

Conviction under Section 302 modified to Section 304(1) in absence of intention to cause...

Supreme Court on Thursday converted the sentence of appellant under Section 302 IPC (Punishment for Murder) to Part 1 of 304 IPC (Punishment for...
Kanhaiya Kumar

Delay in Sanction causing wastage of Judicial Time: Patiala House Court in Kanhaiya Kumar...

Patiala House Court asks Delhi Government to take decision within one month on the issue of clearance to prosecute former JNU President Kanhaiya Kumar...
Death Sentence

Supreme Court Stays Death Penalty Of Rape-Murder Accused Till 16 Oct

Supreme Court stayed the Death Penalty of a man convicted for raping a minor girl of 10 years of age and killing her and...
Himachal Pradesh High Court

High Courts must evaluate whether the ends of justice would justify the exercise of...

Himachal Pradesh High Court in Case Title Devyanshu V State of HP & Anr, has quashed the FIR under Sections 279 (Rash Driving or...
Supreme Court

SC remands “stillborn” case to Magistrate to determine ‘Public Servant’

The Supreme Court on 19th August directed the Magistrate to expeditiously dispose of the “stillborn since 2003” case where lack of evidence has incapacitated the...
Supreme Court

Unlawful Assembly: When ingredients are met, Sec 149 can be invoked sans Sec 141

Supreme Court on 6th August 2019 has held that as long as the ingredients of unlawful assembly are met, Section 149 of the Indian...
Qasim Qureshi was lynched in Hapur, UP

Mob Lynching: Loopholes in the Law

Above: Qasim Qureshi was lynched in Hapur, UP A year after a landmark judgment to prevent mob lynching, the centre and states have found no...
Delhi High Court

Child Rape, a Brute and unrelentingly savage expression: Delhi HC Upholds Testimonies from Child...

A single bench of Justice C. Hari Shankar, in his judgment, upheld the dependability of testimonies from Child Witnesses.  The bench, while holding the...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape...

The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the amended section of the Indian Penal Code that said that repeat offenders...
Delhi High Court

U/S 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge U/S...

“An acquittal or discharge under Section 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge under Section 498A IPC. Ingredients of...
The father of a three-year-old girl who allegedly died due to medical negligence protesting in Kerala/Photo: UNI

Medical Negligence: A Cross to Bear

Above: The father of a three-year-old girl who allegedly died due to medical negligence protesting in Kerala/Photo: UNI Do surgeries where swabs and instruments are...

Sexual Harassment at Work: No Sextortion, Please

Above: A group of women doing traditional Kashmiri embroidery on the outskirts of Srinagar/Photo: UNI In a move to protect women in the light of...

VIP Gun-Toter Son Granted Bail By Patiala House Court

Ashish Pandey, son of a former BSP MP who pulled out a gun and threatened fellow guests during a brawl at a five star...
Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Law Commission: The Quiet Reformer

Above: Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI Though the Law Commission’s voluminous reports are not binding...
Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others

Remnants of an Old Law: Vetting a Verdict

Above: Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others Why the SC may want to revisit its judgment in the Aires Rodrigues vs...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

To catch money launderers the legislature has to amend Schedule Part A of Act

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Aabad Ponda The legislature seems to have omitted to incorporate offences of criminal misappropriation, punishable under section 403 and...
POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Inderjit Badhwar A long overdue piece of legislation aimed at safeguarding the rights, safety and privacy of kids was finally...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

The mind of a judge

Should punishment be seen as a deterrent, a retributive measure or as a reformative step? This question, much debated today, also bothered Jawaharlal Nehru,...
Illustration: Rajender Kumar

Abortion Needs an Amendment

An apex court order allowing a rape victim to terminate her 24-week pregnancy brings into focus the need to change an outdated legislation which...

Aborted Without Discussion

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s private member bill decriminalizing homosexuality was voted out even before it was introduced in the Lok Sabha. This was unfortunate...

'Indian Penal Code' - 22 News Results

Supreme Court

No relief for the rape accused from the Apex Court

The Hon’ble Apex Court on Friday dismisses the SLP (Special Leave Petition) filed by the Abdul Sami, a rape accused by upholding the Hon’ble...
Death Sentence

SC confirmed the death sentence of duo for killing an infant in the name...

Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the Death Sentence of the couple who killed a two year boy by performing a human sacrifice. A three Judges...
Supreme Court

Conviction under Section 302 modified to Section 304(1) in absence of intention to cause...

Supreme Court on Thursday converted the sentence of appellant under Section 302 IPC (Punishment for Murder) to Part 1 of 304 IPC (Punishment for...
Kanhaiya Kumar

Delay in Sanction causing wastage of Judicial Time: Patiala House Court in Kanhaiya Kumar...

Patiala House Court asks Delhi Government to take decision within one month on the issue of clearance to prosecute former JNU President Kanhaiya Kumar...
Death Sentence

Supreme Court Stays Death Penalty Of Rape-Murder Accused Till 16 Oct

Supreme Court stayed the Death Penalty of a man convicted for raping a minor girl of 10 years of age and killing her and...
Himachal Pradesh High Court

High Courts must evaluate whether the ends of justice would justify the exercise of...

Himachal Pradesh High Court in Case Title Devyanshu V State of HP & Anr, has quashed the FIR under Sections 279 (Rash Driving or...
Supreme Court

SC remands “stillborn” case to Magistrate to determine ‘Public Servant’

The Supreme Court on 19th August directed the Magistrate to expeditiously dispose of the “stillborn since 2003” case where lack of evidence has incapacitated the...
Supreme Court

Unlawful Assembly: When ingredients are met, Sec 149 can be invoked sans Sec 141

Supreme Court on 6th August 2019 has held that as long as the ingredients of unlawful assembly are met, Section 149 of the Indian...
Qasim Qureshi was lynched in Hapur, UP

Mob Lynching: Loopholes in the Law

Above: Qasim Qureshi was lynched in Hapur, UP A year after a landmark judgment to prevent mob lynching, the centre and states have found no...
Delhi High Court

Child Rape, a Brute and unrelentingly savage expression: Delhi HC Upholds Testimonies from Child...

A single bench of Justice C. Hari Shankar, in his judgment, upheld the dependability of testimonies from Child Witnesses.  The bench, while holding the...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape...

The Bombay High Court on Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the amended section of the Indian Penal Code that said that repeat offenders...
Delhi High Court

U/S 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge U/S...

“An acquittal or discharge under Section 306 IPC would not ipso facto amount to an acquittal or discharge under Section 498A IPC. Ingredients of...
The father of a three-year-old girl who allegedly died due to medical negligence protesting in Kerala/Photo: UNI

Medical Negligence: A Cross to Bear

Above: The father of a three-year-old girl who allegedly died due to medical negligence protesting in Kerala/Photo: UNI Do surgeries where swabs and instruments are...

Sexual Harassment at Work: No Sextortion, Please

Above: A group of women doing traditional Kashmiri embroidery on the outskirts of Srinagar/Photo: UNI In a move to protect women in the light of...

VIP Gun-Toter Son Granted Bail By Patiala House Court

Ashish Pandey, son of a former BSP MP who pulled out a gun and threatened fellow guests during a brawl at a five star...
Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI

Law Commission: The Quiet Reformer

Above: Civil court lawyers protesting against the Advocates (Amendment) Bill 2017, in Ranchi (file pic)/Photo: UNI Though the Law Commission’s voluminous reports are not binding...
Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others

Remnants of an Old Law: Vetting a Verdict

Above: Criminal intimidation remains non-bailable in certain states, bailable in others Why the SC may want to revisit its judgment in the Aires Rodrigues vs...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

To catch money launderers the legislature has to amend Schedule Part A of Act

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Aabad Ponda The legislature seems to have omitted to incorporate offences of criminal misappropriation, punishable under section 403 and...
POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

POCSO: A GAP IN THE LAW

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence ~By Inderjit Badhwar A long overdue piece of legislation aimed at safeguarding the rights, safety and privacy of kids was finally...
Illustrations: Anthony Lawrence

The mind of a judge

Should punishment be seen as a deterrent, a retributive measure or as a reformative step? This question, much debated today, also bothered Jawaharlal Nehru,...
Illustration: Rajender Kumar

Abortion Needs an Amendment

An apex court order allowing a rape victim to terminate her 24-week pregnancy brings into focus the need to change an outdated legislation which...

Aborted Without Discussion

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s private member bill decriminalizing homosexuality was voted out even before it was introduced in the Lok Sabha. This was unfortunate...

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