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Indian Penal Code


CBI witness in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Ahmedabad builder booked in 4 cases since August

December 24, 2020 12:33 am

Raman is currently in jail. Of the four FIRs, three are for land grabbing and one for attempt to murder, assault and dowry harassment, filed by his daughter-in-law Fizu Patel.

In Chandigarh, conviction rate in IPC cases falls below 50% mark for 5th year

January 11, 2020 11:49 am

NCRB report says the conviction rate was 44.5 % in 2018.

Modi govt resolves to make changes in IPC, CrPC, says Amit Shah

December 08, 2019 3:13 pm

Amit Shah's remark comes amid a nationwide debate on delay in the criminal justice delivery system after the Unnao rape victim, who was set ablaze, died at a hospital in Delhi and the recent incident of a young veterinarian being raped, killed and set ablaze in Hyderabad.

Vadodara: Man, mother, sisters booked for rape, assault of 17-year-old

May 31, 2019 1:10 am

The girl had met Vishal at his shop in Ahmedabad where she lived earlier with her family. She had worked for 10 days at Vishal’s shop during her summer break in 2017. She then moved to Vadodara along with her mother for schooling last year.

Two boys arrested for ‘sexually assaulting’ four-year-old in Basti

April 16, 2019 5:41 am

According to the police, the accused boys took the four-year-old to a secluded area where they sexually assaulted her and left her bleeding. The girl was later taken to a nearby hospital where she underwent tests that confirmed sexual assault, they added.

Perjury upon the soul

October 26, 2018 12:01 am

Many give false evidence under oath, but complex laws and reluctance to initiate proceedings make prosecution a rarity.

Naupada Police constable dragged on car’s bonnet as man races away

September 14, 2017 2:01 am

The car raced from Kopri to Teen Hath Naka, a kilometre away, in Thane East.  Shekade escaped with minor injuries and is stable. He recorded a statement with the police on Wednesday.

Woman dies due to doctor’s ‘negligence’ in Surat, police file complaint

June 01, 2017 2:03 am

Dr Rajiv Vyas, however, could not be arrested on Wednesday as a police team found him to be out on vacation with family.

Indian Penal Change

March 08, 2016 12:03 am

IPC has often been haphazardly amended. It needs a comprehensive revision.

Sedition and political speech

November 19, 2015 12:00 am

It is difficult to decide where to draw the line but it must be drawn, as far as possible, in favour of free speech.


Sarfaraz Alam suspended from JDU over molestation charges

January 23, 2016 3:27 pm

Patna, Jan 23 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) (JDU) leader Sarfaraz Alam was suspended from the party on Saturday, following allegations of molesting a woman in the Rajdhani Express. An FIR was registered against Alam for misbehaving with a woman passenger on the Guwahati-Rajdhani Express on Sunday night. The case was filed at GRP police station in Patna, and Alam was booked under sections 341, 323, 290, 504 and 354A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).