Category: Indian Penal Code

The growing challenge of economic offences in India

Source:-https://www.hindustantimes.com India’s criminal justice system is struggling to deal with growing economic offences according to the latest Crime in India report released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which works under the Ministry of Home Affairs. The report has crime statistics for 2019. While the number of such offences has been increasing in the

Tamil Nadu govt to push for stricter punishment for crimes against women and children

source:-newindianexpress CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, in the assembly session on Wednesday, announced that steps would be taken for stricter punishment for crimes against women and children. According to the announcement, with the central government’s concurrence, steps would be taken to make the following amendments to Crimes against Women under the Indian

62 criminal cases against Karnataka BJP leaders revoked, law minister claims it ‘routine’: Report

Source:-wakilsahab The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Karnataka government has decided to rescind 62 criminal cases against several of its party’s leaders, including sitting MPs and MLAs, reported News18 on Thursday. The decision was reportedly taken on the suggestions from a sub-committee led by state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai. However, the state’s director general and inspector general

Indian Penal Code- Section 506 IPC- criminal intimidation- threat

Source:-tilakmarg S. 506 IPC. Punishment for criminal intimidation.“506. Punishment for criminal intimidation.—Whoever commits the offence of criminal intimidation shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both; if threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.—and if the threat be

Delhi court turns down plea seeking registration of FIRs against Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma for hate speech

Source:-nationalheraldindia A Delhi Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea by CPI(M) leaders Brinda Karat and KM Tiwari seeking registration of FIRs against BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma for hate speech. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vishal Pahuja dismissed the application preferred under Section 156(3) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for lack of