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Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Aakar Patel | IPC gets junked: Why do we try to ‘fix’ problems that don’t exist?

Almost all of post-1947 Pakistan’s laws have remained the same that the British had left behind and are common across the subcontinent.

25 Dec 2023 11:00 PM

Supreme Court defers sedition plea hearing

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal said the matter needs to be considered as pending prosecutions are going on under Section 124A

13 Sep 2023 12:39 AM

AA Edit | Consult before making laws

The NDA government has a fancy for introducing momentous changes without doing its homework.

25 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Aakar Patel | From secularism to communalism, and back: Varied paths in India & Pak

India has had Muslim Presidents but unlike Pakistan, India’s Presidents are figureheads with no real authority.

22 Aug 2023 12:05 AM

Sanjeev Ahluwalia | Unshackling or rebranding India’s basic criminal laws?

The laws themselves have rarely been a problem, it is how they are implemented that must change.

17 Aug 2023 12:30 AM


Body of man found floating in Thane creek

A local found the body after visiting the Reti Bunder to immerse flowers.

11 Mar 2019 8:04 AM

15 women rescued from godman

Two male inmates and a woman: Chandra Mata of the institute were also detained for questioning. Chandra Mata was arrested later.

18 Feb 2018 6:40 AM

Suraj Pancholi charged with abetting Jiah’s suicide

The investigating agency claimed that evidence on hand incriminates Suraj only.

31 Jan 2018 3:10 AM

School principal attacks teacher with weapons in Mumbai

According to police official, case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code, Arms Act and the Bombay Police Act has been registered.

05 Dec 2017 3:22 PM

Man rapes 13-year-old at her home in Uttar Pradesh

Case has been registered under 376 of Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act against the accused.

28 Nov 2017 6:17 PM


22-yr-old rapes minor dalit girl in Rajasthan, absconding

Victim would record her statement in front of magistrate after her medical examination.

27 Nov 2017 4:57 PM

Woman files FIR against Salman Khan’s bodyguard

The Khar police has registered a case against an unknown person identified as Shera and are investigating the matter.

22 Oct 2017 3:16 AM

Man gropes woman in flight, asks ‘You do not like to be touched?’

Sahar police arrested Gurgaon based Mohit Kanvar for assaulting a Mumbai based lawyer in a Delhi-Mumbai flight.

21 Jun 2017 3:47 PM

Drinking in open in Goa can now land you behind bars

Goa police have asked its personnel to arrest people who are found drinking in public places.

04 May 2017 1:06 PM

Now, 10-year jail term for attacking public servant

Fadnavis said there has been an increase in the number of assaults to deter public servants from doing the duty.

01 Apr 2017 3:04 AM


Three women recused from flesh trade in Goregaon

The police said the racket’s key operator is likely to get nabbed soon.

21 Mar 2017 1:24 AM