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The Right to Private Defence in India

The Right to Private Defence in India

No act is an offense if it is done in the exercise of the right of private defense. Making use of force for the purpose of protecting one’s person or property is what we call acting in private defense. This right to protect oneself from physical harm is one of the basic rights recognized by…

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…

Why SC held that a Juvenile aged between 16-18 years cannot be tried as an adult for committing offence U/S 304 IPC?

Why SC held that a Juvenile aged between 16-18 years cannot be tried as an adult for committing offence U/S 304 IPC?

A juvenile ‘X’ ran down a young man with his over speeding Mercedes Benz. Also before this incident thrice traffic violations were reported against his father’s car which was driven by him. The juvenile at the time of accident was above 16 years but below 18 years. As per the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection…

Male Rape: A Reality Check

Male Rape: A Reality Check

A critical extent of victims of rape or other sexual brutality occurrences are male. For the most part, rape is still idea to be a wrongdoing against ladies particularly although many cases of male-victim rape have turned out to be subject of open discourse. Rape of guys is as yet forbidden, and has a negative implication among hetero and gay men. When we hear “rape”, our psychological picture is typically that of a male culprit and a female victim. Be that as it may, men do get raped. Similarly as quite a few years prior, the rape of ladies and youngsters was dismissed and on the whole denied, so likewise has the rape of men. Many individuals acknowledge how every now and again the rape of men happen, furthermore, even less know how to react in a way that consciously helps the victim. While a few people may recognize that a few men are raped in jail, most don’t think the sexual infringement of grown-up guys happens in the more extensive network.

Human Trafficking in India and legal protection against it

Human trafficking in India and around the world is the trade (sell and purchase) of human beings for the purpose of sexual slavery, bonded and forced labour or for any commercial sexual exploitation and prostitution.     Men, women or children under human trafficking are made believe that the concerned person will provide them with…

Why isn’t marital rape a criminal offence in India?

Marital Rape refers to unwanted intercourse by a man with his wife obtained by force, threat of force, or physical violence, or when she is unable to give consent. Marital rape could be by the use of force only, a battering rape or a sadistic/obsessive rape. It is a non-consensual act of violent perversion by…