Indian Penal Code

Kerala High Court asks police to treat 'nokkukooli' as extortion and register a case

The government had passed an order abolishing 'Nokkukooli' but it continues.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bombay High Court says sexual assault without penetration is also rape, upholds conviction

In a judgement passed last month, the judge dismissed the man's appeal challenging the sessions court's order finding him guilty of raping an intellectually-challenged woman.

published on : 16th July 2021

Himachal: Aged couple arrested after video showing them beating mentally sick granddaughter goes viral

The FIR was lodged based on a complaint by the couple's younger daughter-in-law who shot the video as an evidence.

published on : 26th April 2021

Centre mulls changes in Indian Penal Code to deal with mob lynching

Several cases of lynching and mob violence have been reported from across the country in the recent past, the latest being from Rajasthan where a man was beaten to death on Friday.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Centre considers idea of bringing law to curb mob lynching in the country

The government may also further strengthen the framework relating to social media to ensure that rumours which may lead to such incidents are checked.

published on : 19th July 2018