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03 May 2018 at 10:14

New definition of rape after the criminal law amendment act, 2013

  POSTED BY Biswaranjan Panda

INTRODUCTION :-Justice Krishna Iyer in the case of Rafiq v. State of U.P. made a remark that, �a murderer kills the body, but a rapist kills the soul�After the Nirbha

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30 April 2018 at 12:01

Bail in Non-bailable case(s)

  POSTED BY Dr J C Vashista

The essence of bail was succinctly explained by the Supreme Court in the case of State Of Rajasthan, Jaipur vs Balchand @ Baliay 1978 Crl J 195, wherein the Court remarked that the basic rule is bail, not jail, except-where there are circumstanc

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30 April 2018 at 12:01

Powers of the court to release of offenders on probation of good behavior (PO Act 1958)

  POSTED BY Biswaranjan Panda

Powers of the court regarding release of certain offenders on probation of good behavior under PROBATION OFFENDER ACT 1958 Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Hate the crime not the criminal most of the cases punishment, specially imprisonment, does not

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24 April 2018 at 12:38

Summary on: The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012

  POSTED BY Biswaranjan Panda

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012 is applicable to the whole of India. The POCSO Act 2012 defines a child as any person below the age of

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03 April 2018 at 14:06

Anti-smoking and Tobacco Laws in India

  POSTED BY LawzGrid(legal Service)

Smoking tobacco and its sale has been regulated by the Government of India time and again to ensure that the health of the people is secured. The concept of smoking is not new to the Indian society. The history of smoking is traced in Atharveda which

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27 March 2018 at 12:45

All about Revision in Criminal Cases

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

IntroductionRevision is the process of examination of an order of a lower court by a higher court, so as to rectify any improper exercise of judicial power.The precise purpose of revision is to examine the correctness, legality or propriety of any pr

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27 March 2018 at 12:45

Conditional Anticipatory Bail in 498A

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

Conditional Anticipatory Bail in 498a Once the Fir U/s. 498a/406 is registered it is better option to take anticipatory bail in the offences as read in the FIR. I have already discussed the chances of anticipatory bail U/s. 498a and 406 in my previou

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27 March 2018 at 12:44

Qualities Required to Become the Best Criminal Lawyer in India

  POSTED BY LawzGrid(legal Service)

Lawyers play a very important role in the lives of all directly or indirectly. For proper delivery of justice, it is necessary that a lawyer must possess certain qualities. Criminal law is a filed which is very diverse and needs things to be proved b

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16 March 2018 at 11:03

How police can help you even if no FIR is registered?

  POSTED BY Nitish Banka

How police can help you even if no FIR is registered? How to take help of police when there is no FIR?Police plays a vital role in collection of evidence and facts which is heart and soul for a criminal case. The main role of police in criminal cas

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16 March 2018 at 11:02

The problem with Rape legislation

  POSTED BY Anindya Majumdar

The recent news of the Rajasthan State Assembly allowing for capital punishment for rape of a child 12 years or younger is being touted as a rare instance of proactive action from a State. While not exactly a landmark legislation, (Madhya Pradesh has

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05 March 2018 at 10:54

Is 'De novo' or 'fresh' investigation is a remedy for defective investigation?

  POSTED BY Maheswari. Kalakata

The Honourable Andhra Pradesh high court has recently while disposing a writ petition filed by way of public interest litigation has spotted the investigating and prosecuting agencies with regard to their failure of discharging duties.

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05 March 2018 at 10:54

Remedies For Defamation - All You Need To Know

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

IntroductionLaw of Defamation protects people against damages to their reputations. It objects to prevent the publication of false and defamatory statements against a person (including government, company and organization) which harms its reputation

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06 February 2018 at 14:02

Summoning of Accused in Criminal Case

  POSTED BY Dr J C Vashista

Summoning of an Accused in a Criminal Case is a very Serious MatterJanuary 28, 2018In a recent case Volvo India Private Limited v. State of Maharashtra through Inspector of Legal Metrology Division, Nagpur, the Bombay High Court emphasized on the set

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27 December 2017 at 13:56

Why Should Adultery Be Treated As Crime?

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

It is most astonishing to see that the colonial era law of adultery made in Britishers era is still flourishing with no real change being made in it. Many feel that women should also be punished as now she too stands on par with women, gets educated

  4 comments |   344 Views

30 November 2017 at 12:06

Law relating to Bribe Giving & Bribe Taking

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

Everyone knows bribe taking by a public functionary is an offence but some people do not know bribe giving is also an equally punishable offence. There is no much clarity on how and in what manner bribe giving becomes an offence. This article explore

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30 November 2017 at 11:02

Pandher And Kohli Rightly Get Death Penalty For Rape And Murder

  POSTED BY Sanjeev Sirohi

Coming straight to the nub of the matter, let me begin at the very beginning by expressing my utmost satisfaction to note that Noida businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his aide, Surinder Koli have been sentenced to death by a special CBI court on

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27 November 2017 at 13:37

Distinction between Culpable Homicide and Murder

  POSTED BY K Rajasekharan

The heinous offence of killing of a person by another is termed as Murder, Culpable Homicide and Non-Culpable Homicide in India or in degrees such as First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder and Third Degree Murder in the United States of America, d

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11 November 2017 at 15:44

Bail in NDPS Act

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

The meaning of bail is "the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court"

  3 comments |   1922 Views

06 November 2017 at 13:44

White Collar Crime


Introduction There are certain anti-social activities which the persons of upper strata carry on in the course of their occupation or business. These anti-social activities are called whi

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06 November 2017 at 13:43

SC'S 10-point exposition of Section 482 CRPC for quashing first in information report


On 04-10-2017, while disposing the case Parbatbhai Aahir & Ors. Vs. State of Gujarat & Anr. (Criminal Appeal No. 1723 of 2017)

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