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Hang Juvenile Rapists?

The burning issue these days is should the Juvenile Rapists be hanged?

Let us understand a bit of law for a better grasp of the issue as per Section 83 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) any act committed by a child above 7 years of age and below 12, who has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge of the nature and consequences of his conduct on that occasion is not to be considered as an offence. 1,448 more words


Percentage Increase in Arrests for Serious Crimes - Men & Women

Below is the chart showing percentage increase of arrests for serious crimes for men and women from 2001 – 2010.


Source: NCRB Software for analysis ‘Crime Info’. 8 more words


Mere Failure to fulfill a promise – Is not enough to hold a person guilty of cheating

Mere failure to fulfill a promise cannot be a ground to draw proceedings for prosecution under Section 420 Indian Penal Code. The essential ingredient for an offence punishable under Section 420 Indian Penal Code is dishonest misrepresentation on the part of the accused at the time of making promise. 108 more words

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Pride and Prejudice

Published in The Man in July 2014

Wendell Rodricks, one of India’s foremost fashion designers, shares with Arunima Mazumdar his happiness on winning the Padma Shri, and his pain on the re-criminalisation of gays in the country by the courts.