dishonest intention in Sec. 415 and 420 IPC
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“For attracting the provision of Section 420 of the IPC, the FIR/complaint must show that the ingredients of Section 415 of the IPC are made out.”

Bumble Rape Case
Case BriefsDistrict Court

While considering the complexities introduced by dating apps like Bumble, the court balanced the need for bail with the imperative of upholding the integrity of the trial process.

jharkhand high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Jharkhand High Court said that it was apparent that the incidence took place on 11-01-2008 for which the case and counter case were lodged.

orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“In the absence of material that women are trafficked for the purpose of engaging for sexual exploitation, the offence under Section 370-A (2) of the IPC cannot be attracted against the customer”.

orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

‘Section 106 of Evidence Act never relieves the prosecution from establishing prima facie guilt of the accused beyond all reasonable doubt, only when the same is established, the burden would shift to the accused.’

criminal defamation
Hot Off The PressNews

The Report compared the right to reputation as against the freedom of speech and expression and also tracked down the judicial precedents.

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Sexual violence against a woman should invite no tolerance, however, manipulating the system by the parties to a case under Section 376 IPC would equally need to be dealt with a stern hand and serious efforts should be made to address and remedy failings within the criminal justice system and through our society.

patna high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“If the girl is not a major and has eloped with a person and expresses fear of life if her custody is given back to her parents, then the Court shall send her to appropriate shelter home where her interest could be best taken care of till she becomes a major.”

Section 420 IPC cheating
Cases ReportedNever Reported Judgments

This report covers the Supreme Court’s Never Reported Judgment dating back to the year 1952 on Section 420 of the Penal Code, 1960.

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

It is the case of the prosecution that accused actively connived along with the co-accused in projecting herself to be a partner along with the complainant to obtain an overdraft facility from the bank.

Supreme Court acquits murder convict
Case BriefsSupreme Court

“The principle applicable to circumstantial evidence requires that the facts must be consistent with the hypothesis of the guilt of the accused.”

Gurgaon District Court
Case BriefsDistrict Court

“No Court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under Section 172-188 of the IPC, except on the complaint in writing of the public servant concerned or of some other public servant to whom he is administratively subordinate”.

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“If power is given to the Special Court under Section 436(2) of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘the Act’) to try offences other than those under the Act, then SFIO’s power to investigate into such offences cannot be restricted.”

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Enforcement Directorate registered an ECIR under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 for the alleged offense of money laundering under Section 3 of PMLA, punishable under Section 4 of PMLA, based on a scheduled offence allegedly committed under the provisions of Penal Code, 1860.

delhi high court
Hot Off The PressNews

As per reports, the complaint concerns a security violation that happened on 13-12-2023 at zero hour when two young people surged into the Lok Sabha chamber, igniting smoke cans and hurling slogans like ‘ye tanashahi nahi chalegi’.

orissa high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

“The Court has a bounden duty to balance the mandate of the law and requirements of general public and then decide the fate of a petition filed under Section 205 of the CrPC especially when the applicant is a public servant, more particularly, the Government servants who are enjoined with a duty to safeguard the lives and health of people.”

allahabad high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The Court remarked that in the proposed Bhartiya Nyay Sanhita which is likely to replace IPC, no provision like Section 377 IPC is included therein

New criminal law bills
Legislation UpdatesStatutes/Bills/Ordinances

The decision came in light of the Parliamentary Committee’s recommendations to amend the bills with some major changes relating to adultery, Section 377, etc.

bombay high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

Mere accompaniment of uncle to visit court for recording statement under section 164 of CrPC is not good ground or submission to hold that the child was tutored.

delhi high court
Case BriefsHigh Courts

The individual against whom the allegations are made, ought to be a ‘Public Servant’ whose appointing authority is the Central Government or the State Government to entitle him to the protection under section 197 CrPC and not to every public servant.