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Judicial Backing of the Noose Reflects Public Mood
New Indian Express

Judicial Backing of the Noose Reflects Public Mood

Section 364A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in brief provides that whoever kidnaps or abducts any person or keeps a person in detention after such kidnapping or abduction, and threatens to cause death or hurt to such person, to compel the person to ... New Indian Express, 1 week ago
Hindustan Times

226 minors apprehended for rape across Maharashtra in 2014

The police in Maharashtra apprehended 7,228 juveniles under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and special and local laws (SLL) in 2014, fewer than in 2013, when 8,012 were apprehended. Only Madhya Pradesh registered more cases (7,607) than Maharashtra in ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Hindustan Times

Maharashtra saw dismal conviction rate in 2014: NCRB report

Maharashtra courts conviction rate for cases under the Indian Penal Code was a dismal 19.3% in 2014. During the year, 1.63 lakh new cases were heard by the courts, which already had a massive backlog of 13.7 lakh cases from previous years, according ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
India Today

Colaba flashing: Case filed against unknown man

"We have registered a case under section 509 of Indian Penal Code for word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman against an unknown person," said senior police inspector Vinay Gadgil of Colaba police station.
 DNA1 week ago Radhe Maa accused of insulting Goddess Durga  India Today2 weeks ago Labourer held for making obscene gestures at Class IX girl  Indian Express1 month ago Vyapam scam: CBI registers case against 38 including top officials  India Today1 month ago
India Today

LGBT arrests increase

As many as 1,148 cases were registered and 1,279 arrested under the controversial Indian Penal Code Section 377 in 2014 after Supreme Court struck down an earlier court verdict that decriminalised homosexuality. This is the first time the government has ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Airport brawl: 12 held for CISF trooper's death  India Today2 months ago
Khaleej Times

Ajman court revokes death penalty of Indian on murder case

The court reverted the death sentence of Parvinder Singh to 11 years in jail along with blood money of Dh487,500. An appeal court in Ajman has revoked the death penalty of a 28-year-old Indian man languishing in jail over a 'premeditated ...
 Khaleej Times2 weeks ago Face to face with the gallows  Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago Tripura House resolution: No death penalty, only life in jail  Indian Express3 weeks ago Tripura Assembly passes resolution on abolishing death penalty  The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago

'Criminal defamation should be retained in IPC'

'Criminal defamation should be retained in IPC'The provision for criminal defamation should be retained in the Indian Penal Code as a deterrent against defamatory actions, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.
 Economic Times1 month ago Criminal defamation in IPC should be retained: Govt tells SC  Deccan Herald1 month ago Criminal defamation law in penal code should be retained, government tells Supreme Court  DNA1 month ago Tamil Nadu: Defamation law is needed  Asian Age1 month ago
Odisha Samaya

Sarathi Baba Scandal: Sections slapped on Sarathi by Crime Branch

Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) covers offences relating to cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, and leads to punishments of fines and/or jail terms of up to 7 years. Sec 467: Forgery of valuable security, will, ...
 Odisha Samaya3 weeks ago 'IPC lacks sections for transgenders'  Times of India1 month ago
Indian Express

Dangs bans plastic national flags

Those who violate this notification will be punished under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, he added. The Dangs district administration has banned the sale and purchase of tri-colour made of recycled plastics. Stern action would be taken ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Centre mulls enhancing punishment in drunk driving cases

An amendment to Indian Penal Code(IPC) sections 304 A (causing death by negligence) and 279 (rash and negligent driving) seeking greater punishment is under the consideration of the Union Government, the Bombay High Court was told today. "The process is on ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Govt plans enhancing punishment in DUI cases  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Enhancing punishment in drunk driving cases mulled  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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