All blogs in Criminal Law
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money recovery ,   pending dues ,   debt ,   recovery of pending dues ,   summary suit ,   arbitration ,   mediation ,   alternate dispute resolution ,   conciliation ,   civil suit ,   FIR

Be it your employer sitting on your rightful dues, your client refusing to pay you the rightful amount or a builder refraining from returning the amount he has charged you in excess, you might come across any of the unfortunate aforementioned situations. How does one deal with such a case?

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By Lawfarm Team December 28, 2017
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498A ,   dowry case ,   dowry harassment ,   false dowry case ,   Indian Penal Code ,   CrPC ,   IPC ,   Civil Procedure Code ,   Code of Criminal Procedure ,   Prohibition of Dowry Act ,   Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act ,   stridhan

Dowry is a major social menace in India. Every year, countless women are victims to dowry harassment. Some are subjected to torture, while others are found dead in suspicious circumstances.

The Indian legal system, has the following laws in place, which can be used while filing an FIR against the...

By Saurabh Kumar August 31, 2017
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abortion ,   skewed sex ratio ,   contraceptive failure ,   Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act ,   2003 (PCPNDT Act)

A few days ago I had the opportunity to attend a discussion on the skewed sex ratio and the laws related to abortion in our country, as an intern in the People’s Union of Civil Liberties. The discussion was conducted by Dr. Meeta Singh, who is the Chairperson of the Dignity of Girl Child...

By Ayushi Singhal July 29, 2016
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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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Law of Evidence ,   Evidence ,   Rameshwar v/s State of Rajasthan ,   Section 3 of The Indian Evidence Act ,   1872 ,   Indian Evidence Act ,   Saktar Singh v/s State of Haryana ,   R.V.E Venkatachala Gounder v/s Arulmigu Viswesaraswami and V.P. Temple and Anr

Evidence is the material on the basis of which the Court can decide the case. Such evidence must be produced before the Court so that it can establish or disprove the point of contention between the parties. The Law of evidence is a very crucial piece of legislation which helps and guides the...

By Srija Choudhury July 29, 2016
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transgenders ,   prisoners ,   gender ,   rights ,   United Kingdom ,   United States ,   Australia

You know gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender – people are people.-Judith Light

A transsexual person is someone who lives or proposes to live in the gender opposite to the one obtained at birth. The gender in which the transsexual person lives or proposes to live is known as that person’s...

By Aishwarya Dhakarey 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