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A day after being released from jail, Irom Sharmila ...

Govt decides to decriminalise attempt to suicide, to scrap Sec...

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 Standard, 1 month ago

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 Is it fair to promote homosexuality in India  Meri News1 week ago Repeal Section 377 of IPC: LGBTs  Times of India1 month ago CBI registers two cases against ex-VC of Central University, others  Times of India1 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 India6 days ago
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Court frames charges against three in Bodh Gaya blast case

Besides Haider, the court framed charges against Taufqiue Ansari and Mujibullah under Indian Penal Code, Explosive Substances Act and Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. The trio have earlier been chargesheeted for their alleged involvement in serial blasts ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago Indian court charges Uber driver with rape, kidnapping  24Dunia1 week ago Uber Rape: Forensic Experts Confirm Finger Prints  Outlook India2 days ago Uber rape case: Fingerprints of accused match  ProKerala.com2 days ago

Prosecution weakest link in justice delivery: academic

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Indian Penal Code drafted in 1860 urgently needs reforms since it cannot deal with societal changes and new threats to the life and property of the people, N.R. Madhava Menon, founder director of the ...
 The Hindu1 week 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
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Attempting suicide not a criminal act anymore

Attempting suicide will not attract any punishment with the Centre deciding to delete Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises the act. The decision came following a recommendation of the Law Commission in its 210th report in 2008 titled ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Attempt to suicide will no more be a crime under Indian Penal Code  IndiaTV News1 month ago Govt to decriminalise 'attempt to commit suicide', delete Sec 309 from penal code  Business Standard1 month ago Govt to decriminalise ‘attempt to commit suicide’  Asia Net 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

Bill to abolish death penalty moved in Rajya Sabha

Communist Party of India-Marxist MP P Rajeev introduced the private members bill in the Rajya Sabha recently seeking to abolish death penalty. The bill seeks to bring in amendments to the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Private member's bill to recover ill-gotten money  Times of India1 month ago
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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 Radicalised Mumbai youth returns to India, NIA registers FIR for joining banned terrorist group ISIS  IBN Live1 month ago
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