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Crimes Against Women ,   The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Bill ,   Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act ,   Dowry Prohibition Act ,   Criminal Laws Amendment Act ,   2000 ,   2005 ,   1961 ,   1983 ,   IPC

A 2nd year student of W.B.N.U.J.S, Kolkata

Reported Crimes Against Women”[1] – Year 1999-2000: 1,55,553[2]; Year 2005: 1,41,373[3]; Year 2010: 2,13,585[4]; Year 2013: 2,95,930.[5]On perusing the above data it can be seen that, crimes which are committed within the four walls of a woman’s house...

By Pragya Sharma July 29, 2016
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domestic violence ,   DV Act ,   Domestic Violence Act ,   Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code ,   IPC ,   42nd Report Law Commission of India ,   210th report

Vipin Mittal is a2nd year student of JGLS, Sonepat

In the year 1860, the British passed the Indian Penal Code with Section 309, which criminalized Attempt to Suicide. Before I argue in favor of decriminalization of suicide, a look at the reasons as to why this provision could have been enacted by...

By Vipin Mittal July 29, 2016
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bailable ,   non bailable ,   offence ,   criminal ,   Crpc ,   IPC ,   section 437 ,   how to apply for bail

Bailable and Non- Bailable Offences


The offences and their punishments have been given under Indian Penal Code, 1860 (hereinafter referred as IPC) and the procedure for the same has been given in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (hereinafter referred as CrPC). Under CrPC, the...

By Arunesh Bhardwaj July 29, 2016
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Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace ,   Sexual Harassment at Workplace ,   Sexual Harassment ,   Vishaka and others v. State of Rajasthan ,   Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention ,   Indian Penal Code ,   IPC ,   Internal Complaints Committee ,   Interim Reliefs ,   Prohibition and Redressal) Act ,   2013 ,   1860 ,   Obligation of Employers ,   Penalties

By Shinjini Kharbanda,

Associate, Phoenix Legal, New Delhi

The recent sexual harassment case of Tarun Tejpal (editor of investigative journalism magazine, Tehelka) has brought to the fore the inept redressal of sexual harassment complaints within the Indian companies. The Supreme Court of...

By Shinjini Kharbanda July 27, 2016
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Cyber Defamation ,   Information Technology Act ,   IT Act ,   Cyber Crime ,   defamation ,   section 499 Indian Penal Code ,   IPC ,   Article 19(1) of the Constitution

Anupama Sharma, Advocate, Rajasthan

“Speech has consequences. Lies, implicit or actual, can inflict real monetary and emotional harms”[i]

Defamation: A Cyber Crime.

Information Technology came up as a boom to the society and increased its expanse at an explosive speed. But with every bane comes...

By Anupama Sharma July 27, 2016
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Adultery ,   punishment ,   divorce ,   cases ,   Earnest John White vs. Mrs. Kathleen Olive White and Others ,   Hirachand Srinivas Managaonkar Vs Sunanda ,   Punishment for Adultery ,   Should women be prosecuted for Adultery ,   section 497 of IPC ,   IPC ,   Section 497


Adultery has many different synonyms such as unfaithfulness, infidelity, disloyalty, unchastity etc. and all these synonyms with respect to women points toward the same legal definition of this word under law as having the voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person that is...

By Arjit Narendra Srivastava June 24, 2016