Right to Information Act 2005

Right to Information Act 2015 popularly known as RTI Act 2005 Complete bare Act is given below Chapter I – PRELIMINARY 1. Short title, extent and commencement:- (1) This Act may be called the Right to Information Act  2005. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir . … Read moreRight to Information Act 2005

Adultery and Punishment under section 497A of IPC

Adultery is a voluntary consensual relationship between a married individual and someone who is not his/her lawful spouse. Adultery is considered as legally wrong and is a punishable offense. The act of adultery is a crime which breaches the marriage vows and is detrimental to public morals. It is regarded as illegal in some countries … Read moreAdultery and Punishment under section 497A of IPC

Grounds for Divorce in India

Divorce is the dissolution of marriage or the termination of a marital union. Grounds for Divorce in India The secular mind-set of the Indian judicial system has initiated proclamation of various personal laws based on different religious faiths. Hindus, Christians and Muslims are governed under separate marriage acts and grounds for divorce in India. Divorce under … Read moreGrounds for Divorce in India

Non-Cognizable Offences with example

Non-cognizable offences are those offences in which the police officer may arrest only after being duly authorized by a warrant. Non-cognizable offences are, generally, relatively less serious offences than cognizable offence. NON- COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Non cognizable offences are those, where a police officer cannot arrest without a warrant. In such offences for arrest, all the steps … Read moreNon-Cognizable Offences with example

Cognizable Offence with Example

Cognizable offences are those offences for which a police officer may arrest without court mandated warrant in accordance with the first schedule of the code. COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Cognizable offences are those where a police officer can arrest without warrant. And such cases, after arrest has been made, the accused will be produced before a magistrate, … Read moreCognizable Offence with Example

FIR : First Information Report – Section 154 CrPC


An information given under sub-section (1) of section 154 CrPC is commonly known as first information report (FIR) though this term is not used in the Criminal Procedure Code (in short CrPC). It is the earliest and the first information of a cognizable offence recorded by an officer-in-charge of a police station. It sets the … Read moreFIR : First Information Report – Section 154 CrPC

Punishment for Rape under Section 376 of IPC

Section 376 in The Indian Penal Code deals with punishment for rape. (1) Whoever, except in the cases provided for by sub-section (2), commits rape shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which shall not be less than seven years but which may be for life or for a term which … Read morePunishment for Rape under Section 376 of IPC

Punishment for Sexual Harassment in India

Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment. Section 354 A. (a) A man committing any of the following acts— i. physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures; or ii. a demand or request for sexual favors; or iii. showing pornography against the will of a woman; or iv. making sexually colored remarks, … Read morePunishment for Sexual Harassment in India