Indian Penal Code

Kerala court summons Ravi Shankar Prasad in defamation case filed by Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor had in December 2018 filed a defamation case against Prasad for allegedly making derogatory remarks in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death.

Feb 15, 2020, 17:14 PM IST

Delhi fire: Anaj Mandi factory owner Rehan detained by police, case registered under Section 304

A case has been registered under section 304 of the Indian Penal Code against him.

Dec 08, 2019, 17:35 PM IST

Centre to set up Police University, resolved to initiate changes in IPC, CrPC: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has announced the government`s plans to set up an All India Police University and All India Forensic Science University to initiate changes in the IPC and CrPC to make them more conducive to today`s setup.

Dec 08, 2019, 08:44 AM IST

Key conspirator in Vyapam case get 10 years in jail

The conviction was announced on November 21 and the quantum of sentence was reserved for Monday. 

Nov 25, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

Hyderabad woman given triple talaq by husband for having 'crooked teeth'

Begum married Mustafa on June 27, 2019. According to the police, on October 31, a case was registered against Mustafa under section 498 A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Dowry Act and Triple Talaq act. Further investigation is underway.

Nov 01, 2019, 10:38 AM IST

Goldman Sachs sacks India V-P for Rs 38 crore fraud

The police arrested Jhunjunwala under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on a complaint by the company's Indian subsidiary for reportedly siphoning off funds fraudulently.

Sep 11, 2019, 16:44 PM IST

3-year old boy slips into coma after torture by mother: Cops

A three-year-old boy was allegedly tortured by his mother and underwent surgery with his condition stated to be critical, police said here on Thursday.

Apr 18, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Section 497 based on women as chattel: 10 key SC observations on scrapping Adultery law

CJI Dipak Misra and Justice Khanwilkar said: "We declare Section 497 IPC and Section 198 of CrPC dealing with prosecution of offences against marriage as unconstitutional".  

Sep 27, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Is adultery law anti-women? SC to decide on Thursday

Section 497 of the 158-year-old Indian Penal Code deals with adultery.

Sep 26, 2018, 23:11 PM IST

SC allows immediate arrests for dowry harassment cases under 498A IPC

Amending its order, the CJI-led three-judge bench observed that the misuse of Section 498A has caused social unrest but added that it's not for the courts to fill in legislative gaps.

Sep 14, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Modi government mulls changes in IPC, CrPC to prevent mob lynching incidents

The government is considering another option of drafting a model law, which can be adopted by states to prevent incidents of mob lynching.

Jul 23, 2018, 07:34 AM IST

Delhi Court likely to pronounce on Shashi Tharoor's anticipatory bail plea

A Delhi court on Thursday is likely to pronounce order on the anticipatory bail plea of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection with the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Jul 05, 2018, 07:51 AM IST

School teacher arrested for raping minor girl in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol

A complaint was filed by the victim's mother on Thursday evening," Rasmohini police station in charge Yogendra Singh Parihar said.

Jun 22, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

14-yr-old girl raped by three youths in Uttar Pradesh

The girl was taken to a house by the youths and raped at gun point.

Jun 21, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Man gets death for burning alive his son, two brothers; SC seeks UP govt response

Fifty-year-old Irfan was convicted by the trial court for offences under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, including murder.

Jun 10, 2018, 11:41 AM IST

Govt decriminalises suicide, bans electric shocks to mentally ill children

The government has decriminalised suicide and banned authorities from giving electric shocks to mentally ill children.

Jun 02, 2018, 21:27 PM IST

Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, Uttar Pradesh government on plea against Section 377

The plea is likely to be look at differently this time, considering the Supreme Court has ruled that privacy is a fundamental right.

May 01, 2018, 15:09 PM IST

10 members of gang sent to jail for plotting to kill Mahesh Bhatt

Ten members of the Ravi Pujari gang were sentenced to five years in jail by a Mumbai court on Wednesday for conspiring to kill filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and his family members in 2014.

Apr 26, 2018, 20:22 PM IST

Asaram jailed for life for raping teenager at his ashram in 2013

Asaram was convicted under Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) act. 

Apr 25, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

After MP, Rajasthan passes bill to award death penalty for those who rape girls under 12 years

With this Rajasthan has become the second state after Madhya Pradesh to pass the bill.  

Mar 09, 2018, 16:50 PM IST