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Mumbai: Two sailors, civilian arrested for raping senior officer's minor daughter
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Labourer held for making obscene gestures at Class IX girl

After preliminary inquiries, an offence was registered under Section 509 of the Indian Penal Code and the accused was placed under arrest in the evening. The Tulinj police have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly making obscene gestures at a ... Indian Express, 3 days 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 Times2 weeks ago Criminal defamation in IPC should be retained: Govt tells SC  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Criminal defamation law in penal code should be retained, government tells Supreme Court  DNA2 weeks ago Tamil Nadu: Defamation law is needed  Asian Age2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Consent: Underage wives can have sex, not teens

When the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was enacted way back in 1860, the age of consent -the minimum age at which a girl is legally competent to have consensual sex -was fixed at 10. In other words, even if she was a willing partner, sex with a girl less than 10 ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Rights to transgenders first step in scrapping Sec 377?  MSN India1 month ago Sec 377 of IPC that criminalises gay sex may be scrapped: Gowda  Hindustan Times1 month ago Reversing SC ruling on gay marriages not pending before Law Ministry: Sadananda Gowda  DNA1 month ago
IndiaTV News

Never said govt would scrap Section 377: Sadananda Gowda

A day after reports quoted DV Sadananda Gowda as indicating that India could abolish Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code decriminalising 'unnatural sex', the Union Law Minister on Tuesday denied making any such remarks.
 Zee News1 month ago No move to scrap Sec 377, says Gowda  Times of India1 month ago Sadananda Gowda indicates scrapping of Section 377  Zee News1 month ago Never said section 377 could be scrapped, clarifies Law Minister Gowda  IndiaTV News1 month ago

'IPC lacks sections for transgenders'

There is a serious lack of appropriate sections in the Indian Penal Code to deal with cases of sexual offence against transgenders, and hence it is the duty of the police to respond sensitively to such individuals.
 Times of India3 weeks ago Security concerns rise in societies after recent molestation incident of minors  DNA2 months ago Senior citizen gets 10 years in jail for raping minor girls  DNA2 months ago

Centre Mulls Amendments to Penal Code

NEWDELHI: The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is examining a proposal to amend Section 330 and Section 331 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for ratifying the UN Convention against torture. A source said various recommendations of the Law ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

dna exclusives: Bombay blasts- Yakub Memon to be hanged on July 30

Yakub was sentenced to death by hanging for charges of criminal conspiracy under Section 120-b of the Indian Penal Code by a TADA court way back in 2007. Subsequently, his appeals against the judgment were rejected by the Bombay High Court, Supreme Court and ...
 DNA2 weeks ago Yakub first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Kasab  Press Trust of India2 days ago Yakub Memon first to be hanged in Maharashtra after Ajmal Kasab  The Freepress Journal2 days ago

Is Defamation a criminal act? Rahul, Kejriwal and Swamy ask Supreme Court

The Supreme Court said that it would examine the constitutional validity of the Indian Penal Code's sections 499 and 500 providing for criminal defamation, even as the central government defended the penal provisions. The court heard a batch of petitions ...
 Sify3 weeks ago SC to examine if penal provisions on criminal defamation valid  Prokerala3 weeks ago
India Today

Airport brawl: 12 held for CISF trooper's death

Police said they were arrested on Friday afternoon under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder). The airport was temporarily shut down for about six hours after the clash between CISF and fire ...
 India Today1 month ago NIA to probe 2014 Bengaluru IED blast  Business Standard2 months ago Seven alleged bookies held for accepting bets on IPL  DNA2 months ago
Indian Express

Manhunt on for 3 Gujarat dealers

The city crime branch, probing the Malwani hooch tragedy, said invoking the stringent Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code depended on the arrest of the three chemical dealers from Gujarat.
 Times of India1 month ago Police file chargesheet against four in Moga incident  Indian Express4 days ago Police seeking to close cheating case against ex bureaucrat, wife: Lawyer  HT Syndication1 week ago Malwani hooch tragedy: Accused will be tried for murder  Times of India3 weeks ago
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