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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...

The most grievous assault acid attack is common in India Why

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Acid Attack also known as acid throwing is a form of violent assault which is defined as the act of throwing acid intentionally on the body of another to disfigure, maim, torture or kill. Acid ...

Definition of Drug: In the Context of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substan...

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Abstract In this paper the author has interpreted the various definitional aspects of word “DRUG”. Author have made an attempt to trace out the legal definition for the term “DRUG” thr...

Quashing of FIR/Criminal Proceedings Under Section 482 of CrPC

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Black's law dictionary defines quash as to overthrow / to abate / to vacate / to annul / to make void. In simplest terms, quashing of criminal proceedings would mean ceasing the legal machinery...