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Public Nuisance A Criminal Offence

Growing up in an urban society always thought it to be way better than rural life thinking that all the necessary commodities are nearby. Moreover, the concept of people minding their own business also somewhere influenced me to not really… Continue Reading →

Law Of Adultery As It Stands In India

In India the law of adultery is punishable under section 497 of the IPC, but originally the framers of the code did not make adultery an offence punishable under the Code, it was the Second law commission which after giving… Continue Reading →

Cognizable and Non – Cognizable Offence

In India, Criminal Investigation For Trial starts with how and what happens once a crime takes place and how the investigation machinery leads the investigation under Cr.P.C and ultimately rests its case before the Judiciary in order to give the… Continue Reading →

White Collar Crimes in India

Who is a white-collar worker? A white-collar worker is a person who performs professional, managerial or administrative work. White-collar work may be performed in an office or other administrative setting. White-collar includes business management, customer support, market research, finance, engineering,… Continue Reading →

Restorative Justice

INTRODUCTION Restorative justice is a new movement in the fields of victimology and criminology. Acknowledging that crime causes injury to people and communities, it insists that justice repair those injuries and that the parties be permitted to participate in that… Continue Reading →

Is it illegal to make Beer / Wine at home for Personal Consumption in India ?

INTRODUCTION Alcohol laws in India are a strange piece of legislation. Apart from every other legislation, the laws governing liquor consumption in India lacks uniformity. We all know that alcohol is the most commonly used intoxicant among the people of… Continue Reading →

Acid Attacks Law & Punishment In India

INTRODUCTION In Indian society, the women are given status of Devi the Goddess and in order to protect them from violence and being victim of offences the Indian Parliament is trying its best to enact different laws and from time… Continue Reading →

Misuse Of Section 498A Of Indian Penal Code, 1860

INTRODUCTION To start with first we have to look that what this word marriage means. ‘Marriage is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.’ It is a social institution where… Continue Reading →

Calcutta High Court Issues Guidelines For Rape And Murder Of Minor Cases

INTRODUCTION In today’s world, we are facing a big crisis in the form of crime. Crime is increasing day by day and at a greater level. It is necessary to emphasize here that crime rate against women is very high…. Continue Reading →

Adultery In India

INTRODUCTION: In Indian society, marriage is considered as very important social institutions and the State should punish those who violate the sanctity of marriage. The chapter XX in Indian Penal Code, 1860 deals with the offences relating to marriage. This… Continue Reading →

Wrongful Confinement Vs Wrongful Restraint

In any country, in any law holding a person against his/her will is not only a crime but is also morally wrong. In India, Wrongful Confinement and Wrongful Restraint are two crimes which are against the Human Body and these… Continue Reading →

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