All blogs in Criminal Law
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non-compoundable Offence ,   Narinder Singh v. State of Punjab ,   section 482 CrPC ,   compoundable offences ,   section 320 (9)

Dipti is a 3rd year student of JGLS, Sonepat

A recent judgment by the apex court of Indiain the case of Narinder Singh v. State of Punjab has been instrumental in removing the ambiguity in law. A law that gives the High Court (hereinafter referred as HC) inherent powers to quash proceedings on...

By Dipti Srivastava July 18, 2016
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death penalty ,   Code of Hammurabi ,   Rajendra Prasad v. State of U.P ,   Bachan Singh v. State of Punjab ,   Machhi Singh and other v. State of Punjab ,   Dhananjoy Chatterjee v. State of West Bengal ,   United Nations Declaration on Human Rights ,   1948 ,   rarest of the rare

Balu Dinesh is a 3rd year student atKerala Law Academy Law College, Thiruvananthapuram


‘Certainty of law is a legal myth.’ – Jerome Frank The imposition of death penalty is an enigma which has kindled several controversies over decades. Debates over death penalty are still in...

By Balu Dinesh July 18, 2016
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revenge porn ,   Voyeurism ,   Criminal Law (Amended) Act 2013 ,   ,   354 [C] ,   National Crimes Record Bureau ,   NCRB ,   66(E) IT (Information Technology) Act

Aishwarya Dhakaray is a 4th year student at Symbiosis Law School, Pune

As the terminology indicates, it is the nonconsensual publication of sexually explicit (nude or semi- nude) images online, as a tool for seeking revenge. There are porn websites these days which feature revenge porn as a...

By Aishwarya Dhakarey July 18, 2016
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juveniles in conflict with law ,   juvenile offenders ,   rape ,   nirbhaya case ,   JJ Act ,   mens rea ,   16 years ,   18 years

"There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children"-Nelson Mandela


It is a worldwide phenomenon that crime and criminal activities are on the rise. Increasingly, more youths are involved in acts of criminality, delinquent, and...

By Suraj Singh March 30, 2015
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General diary ,   first information report ,   judicial magistrate ,   police atrocity ,   cognizable offence ,   police station ,   FIR ,   accountability of police ,   code of criminal procedure ,   the police act ,   section 44 of the police act ,   refusal to register a complaint ,   station diary ,   daily diary ,   unique annual number ,   difference between GD and FIR

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely
-By: John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

What is the Difference between General Diary and First Information Report?

General diaries (GD) are records which maintain information about all the cases that are brought to the police...

By Apoorv Pandey February 18, 2015