Indian Penal Code

Badaun gangrape: CM Yogi Adityanath vows stringent action against culprits; victim's family gets Rs 10 lakh aid

The 50-year-old Anganwadi worker was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in the Ughaiti area of Badaun district on Sunday night. 

Jan 06, 2021, 22:06 PM IST

Union Minister Kishan Reddy says Centre planning to amend IPC, CrPC

He also commented on the proposed Rashtriya Raksha University in Gujarat and expressed that it will bring key changes in the functioning of the country's police system.

Oct 05, 2020, 19:01 PM IST

22 Congress workers booked for blackening official's face in Madhya Pradesh

The action was taken after Congress leader Bunty Patel smeared black colour on the face of SDM CP Patel during the protest held at Chaurai town on Friday to seek compensation for damages caused by the recent floods. 

Sep 19, 2020, 20:42 PM IST

4-year-old girl raped, smothered to death in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon; accused arrested

A police official said that the accused, identified as Shekhar Korram, was arrested after the incident on August 22. 

Aug 24, 2020, 14:51 PM IST

Chinese national arrested while trying to enter country from India-Nepal border in UP's Maharajganj

A case was registered against him under Section 420 (cheating) of the IPC and provisions of the Foreigners Act. 

Aug 23, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

Ajaz Khan, arrested over objectionable Facebook post, sent to police custody till April 24

Khan's lawyer had sought bail for the actor, but the court rejected it saying his offence, for which he has been charged under IPC Section 153A is not bailable.

Apr 19, 2020, 17:49 PM IST

Goddess' idol, statue of freedom fighter vandalised in Andhra Pradesh school

The teacher also said that the police visited the school and is investigating the matter.

Mar 14, 2020, 08:06 AM IST

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