ABSTRACT Indian penal code, 1860 defines the offence of extortion and it’s punishment in the Section 383 to 389. Extortion as defined under Section 383 is putting a person in fear of grave danger and compelling that person to deliver its property and valuable security. In this article we will see different aspects of extortion … Continue reading EXTORTION: SECTION 383 TO 389 UNDER IPC


ABSTRACT The word ‘Misappropriation’ deals with a dishonest appropriation and use of another’s property or fund for the sole purpose of one’s own benefit and usage. Criminal Misappropriation takes place when some person has taken other’s property out of goodwill and subsequently changes its intention dishonestly and make the use of the property for his … Continue reading CRIMINAL MISAPPROPRIATION: A DEEP ANALYSIS


ABSTRACT Adultery is defined under the section 497 of IPC. This section explains adultery as “whoever has sexual intercourse with a person who is and whom he knows or has the reason to believe to be the wife of another man, without the consent or connivance of that man, such sexual intercourse not amounting to … Continue reading ANALYSIS OF SECTION 497 OF INDIAN PENAL CODE: ADULTERY


ABSTRACT Uncertainty in the law of sedition has proved to be of controversial importance mainly because of the changing body politics and the fundamental right of freedom to speech guaranteed under the Constitution of India. This article insights into the emergence of sedition law differentiating it with treason. Further, some measures and amendments are suggested … Continue reading SEDITION LAW IN INDIA


INTRODUCTION Trespass can be of both civil and criminal nature. Ordinarily, trespass is a civil wrong for which plaintiff can sue the offender and can claim damages. Originally, trespass is of civil nature but if this offence is committed with a criminal intention, the nature becomes criminal and it is known as criminal trespass which … Continue reading CRIMINAL TRESPASS


INTRODUCTION The article discusses what can amount to grave provocation under exception 1[1] to section 300 of the Indian penal code. Exception 1 to S. 300 IPC states that culpable homicide is not murder if the offender, while deprived of self-control due to grave and sudden provocation, causes the death or caused the death of … Continue reading GRAVE AND SUDDEN PROVOCATION


ABSTRACT 150 years back, during imperialism, an excited Macaulay proposed a privilege of private safeguard in his draft code with the aggressive venture of empowering a 'masculine soul' among the 'locals'. The perfect Indian would persevere despite threat and not stop for a second to shield his own body or property or that of another. … Continue reading RIGHT TO PRIVATE DEFENCE


ABSTRACT Evidence refers to the availability of facts or information which is used in the court to convince the judge to favor the party providing the evidence. False Evidence refers to a document or a statement that is known to be false is made when the person is under an oath of not to lie. … Continue reading FALSE EVIDENCE


ABSTRACT The basic reason for existence of defamation laws in India is to protect an individual’s reputation against any attack on their reputation. Defamation refers to any false statement or any word spoken that has the tendency to lower the respect of any individual. This article would tend to provide a basic introduction to defamation … Continue reading DEFAMATION

Karnataka HC directs State to take firm action against political figures who are violating to the social distancing norms

The High Court of Karnataka has directed the State on Friday to take strict actions against political figures who are not following the social distancing norms and are not wearing masks in public. HC said that it comes under violation of provisions of Disaster Management Act. The issue was raised by advocates named Puttige R … Continue reading Karnataka HC directs State to take firm action against political figures who are violating to the social distancing norms