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Juvenile Justice in India

Juvenile Justice in India

India is home to the largest child population in the world. Children are recognized worldwide as supreme assets of the state and the longer term of the state lies within the hands of the kids. However, the crime rate by children under the age of 16 years has increased in the last few decades. The…

Zero FIR a tool for Justice

Zero FIR a tool for Justice

Concept of FIR: A first information report (F.I.R.) is a document prepared by the police when they receive information about the commission of a cognizable offence. It is generally derived from a complaint lodged with the police by the victim of a cognizable offence or by someone on his or her behalf, but anyone can…

International Convention on Cyber Crime- Budapest Convention

International Convention on Cyber Crime- Budapest Convention

Convention means an agreement between states covering particular matters, especially one less formal than treaty. International Convention means an agreement signed between countries of a particular matter. There are many conventions between many countries in the world out of which one is Budapest Convention. The convention on Cybercrime also known as the Budapest Convention on…

Custodial Rape in India: Whom can you even trust?

Custodial Rape in India: Whom can you even trust?

If you cannot trust the very people entrusted to protect you, whom can you? This is the first question that comes to mind when the issue of custodial rape arises. First of all, what is custodial rape and why do we need to know about it? Custodial rape is rape perpetrated by a person employed…

How to file a Complaint and lodging an FIR?

How to file a Complaint and lodging an FIR?

FIR: First Information Report A First Information Report (FIR) is the very first step in a criminal matter wherein the facts of the commission of crime is reported to the police by the person who is a witness to the case, victim  or  a person who has a knowledge of the same act done by…

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

A crime is defined by various authors in different ways. In the most simple language, it can be said that a crime is an act forbidden under the law. Any act which the law considers harmful for the society is a crime, accompanied by a guilty mind. Actus reus non facit reum nisi mens sit…

A Critical Analysis of Cyber Bullying in India

A Critical Analysis of Cyber Bullying in India

Internet has touched every aspect of human life, bringing ease in connecting people around the globe and has also made information available to huge strata of the society on a click of a button. With advancement, came unforeseen banes of cyber offences. Cyber stalking, cyber bullying, spoofing, credit card frauds are a few to name…

Lucknow: UP Law Panel recommends Life Term for Mob Lynching Crimes

Lucknow: UP Law Panel recommends Life Term for Mob Lynching Crimes

Uttar Pradesh Law Commission Chairman Justice (Retd.) A.N. Mittal submitted a report on mob lynching, along with the draft Bill, to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on July 10,suggesting ways to curb the menace of mob lynching in the state. The chairman of UP law commission said that the commission is tensed over the increasing cases…

Marital rape – A lawmakers dilemma

Marital rape – A lawmakers dilemma

Marital rape is the sexual intercourse with one’s spouse without his/her consent, usually by the use of force. A growing problem in today’s contemporary times with women having more liberty to voice their concerns, it’s a crime yet to be criminalised. The issue of marital rape has been widely debated, some being progressive giving importance…

CONDUCTING DNA TEST OF RAPE ACCUSED IS PART OF A FAIR TRIAL: PUNJAB AND HARYANA HC

CONDUCTING DNA TEST OF RAPE ACCUSED IS PART OF A FAIR TRIAL: PUNJAB AND HARYANA HC

Punjab and Haryana High Court in its recent judgment laid down that conducting a DNA test of a rape accused under section 53A of the Cr.P.C is a part of a fair trial. DNA stands for deoxyribonucleic acid, which is found in our body and helps in determining all the characteristics of a living thing….

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