Victim Compensation Scheme: An Aspect of Modern Criminology

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The compensation to victim of crime is a matter of concern, throughout the world the condition of the victims of crime is no better. For a quite, long time the victim was not the concern for trad...

Salient Features of The Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985....

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This is a special Act, while adopting the liberal construction of the Act, it is found that the Act has been enacted with a view to make stringent provisions for the control and regulation of ope...

Alteration of Charges in the light of Anant Prakash Sinha v. State of Haryana

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The right to have a fair trial goes way back. It has developed over thousands of years. In 1215, Magna Carta was a first step in giving all free men the right to fair trial by jury. This case als...

Section 498A: Alleged Misuse or Factual Under Use

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The India a few decades back was full of newspaper reports and news readings on the subject of cruelty by husband or his family members against the women in their marital home pertaining to m...

Vitriolage - The Brutalization of Human Body

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vicious liquid in a bottle or we can say hell in a bottle, causes a havoc in the life of many people, the loss of which is irreparable by any means. The word acid in itself causes a different s...

Types of Punishments under Indian Penal Code

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Punishments to which offenders are liable Under Section 53 are – First – Death; Second – Imprisonment for life; Third clause has been omitted by Act 17 of 1949, section – 2; Fourthly ...

Criminal Judiciary Reforms in India

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Indian judiciary system is for its independence and justice oriented approach. When we talk about Indian judiciary system it was from the pre-British days, in 18thcentury judiciary emerged duri...

Discharge Application

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Discharge application is the remedy provided to the person who has been charged maliciously. If the false allegations have been made against him, he can file an application for discharge. He is...

Augmentation of False FIRs: What are the different Remedies available in Indi...

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With increasing crime rate, atrocities and mayhem suffered by poor, women and senior citizens in India, the Indian Judiciary have espoused a very strict mode to deal with such type of complaint...

Rights of Accused Persons

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As Indian constitution is wedded to Democracy and Rule of Law, the concept of free and fair trial is a constitutional commitment for which the cardinal principle of Criminal Law revolves around...