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ISIS penal code mandates death for gay people, stoning and crucifixion among punishments
Metro Weekly

ISIS penal code mandates death for gay people, stoning and cru...

Sodomy (homosexuality): Death for the person committing the act, as well as for the one receiving it. An excerpt from the penal code being used by ISIS, also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the barbaric terrorist group which has ... Metro Weekly, 18 hours ago
Attempting suicide not a criminal act anymore Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

Cops slap murder charge on errant car driver

Santosh Sahu’s negligent driving has led to him being booked under the stringent section 304 (II) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for causing death due to negligence, which may attract imprisonment up to 10 years. He was involved in a mishap that led to the ...
 Times of India5 days ago

Soaring auto thefts cause public frustration, anger

Motor vehicle thefts constituted almost 1/5th of the total Indian Penal Code crimes reported in the capital last year with police acknowledging that the cases ended up to be a major cause of public frustration and anger towards the force. In 2014, police ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Business Standard

600 homosexuals arrested in 2014

At least 750 cases were registered and 600 people arrested under Section 377 of Indian Penal Code in 2014 after Supreme Court struck down 2009 Delhi High Court verdict which decriminalised homosexuality. According to Home Ministry statistics, the country ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Repeal Section 377 of IPC: LGBTs  Times of India1 month ago Love is love: Hundreds march for Delhi Queer Pride 2014  Business Standard1 month ago CBI registers two cases against ex-VC of Central University, others  Times of India1 month ago

Govt mulls over changing IPC to protect N-E people

The government is planning to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC) to insert two new provisions which will grant five years in prison to anyone who uses insulting words like "Chinese, Momos, Chinki, Chichi Chu Chu" to describe people from the North-East. Union ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago IPC, CrPC to be amended to deal with racial attacks: Kiren Rijiju  Economic Times3 weeks ago Centre to amend IPC, CrPC to deal with racial attacks against northeasterners: Rijiju  First Post.com3 weeks ago
Times of India

Private member's bill to recover ill-gotten money

A private member bill seeking to further amend the Indian Penal Code to recover from "relatives and associations" public money amassed by fraudulent firms was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on Friday.
 Times of India1 month ago Bill to abolish death penalty moved in Rajya Sabha  Deccan Herald1 month ago
The Telegraph

Jail terms proposed for racial bias

The Centre today said it was "considering" two new penal code provisions to punish racial discrimination and racial insults, recommended by a panel as a safeguard for people from the Northeast living elsewhere in the country. Home minister Rajnath Singh ...
 The Telegraph3 weeks ago Racial slurs could put you in jail for five years  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Police visit designer’s home to register FIR

The Versova police on Saturday registered an FIR under several sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including molestation, criminal intimidation and assault based on the statements of fashion designer Pia Grace and her fiancé, who were attacked by a ...
 Asian Age1 month ago ISIS recruit sent to NIA custody till December 8  Rediff.com1 month ago Radicalised Mumbai youth returns to India, NIA registers FIR for joining banned terrorist group ISIS  IBN Live1 month ago

Govt decides to decriminalise attempt to suicide, to scrap Sec 309 IPC

erm will no longer be a crime with the government deciding to remove Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code(IPC) to decriminalise the offence. The move by the Government came after it got the backing of 22 states and union territories. Minister of State for ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Decision to decriminalise IPC Section 309 on Human Rights Day: A perfect occasion  One India1 month ago Former Taungoo district court judge charged for corruption  Eleven Myanmar19 hours ago Irom Sharmila arrested again  Assam Tribune20 hours ago

Govt. decides to delete Section 309 of IPC from Statute book

The government has decided to delete/strike off Section 309 (attempt to commit suicide) from the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the recommendation of the Law Commission of India. "18 states and 4 Union Territory Administrations have supported that Section 309 of ...
 Sify1 month ago
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