This article deals with the topic of hearsay evidence and its exceptions in the Indian context. The author first looks at what hearsay evidence is, and how it would normally not be admissible before the courts under Section 60 of the Indian Evidence Act. The author then looks at some of the exceptions to this rule such as the doctrine of Res Gestae, dying declarations and admissions and confessions.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:47 p.m.Read More →
The article deals with the topic of experts’ opinions under the Indian Evidence Act, it looks at the relevant sections of the Evidence Act that deal with experts’ opinions and then looks into who may be classified as an expert in India and a few topics on which experts’ opinions can be sought by the court. Finally, the author looks at how an expert witness is different from an ordinary witness.
Posted on Jan. 16, 2022, 12:08 p.m.Read More →
In the criminal law of the country, the Indian Penal Code provides for the punishments which are used as a reformative source for the wrongdoers. However certain provisions of the Code provide for fines as a form of punishment. The ambiguities and inaccuracies that are incorporated within such provisions cannot be looked away from as they establish fines as an alternative to imprisonment. This article lays emphasis on the inadequacy of fines under IPC and what changes are needed for the same.
Posted on Jan. 14, 2022, 11:45 a.m.Read More →
The heart-wrenching events of the Hathras Gangrape case and last year’s Unnao rape case have inflicted series of concerning questions when it comes to rape laws in India. Through this article, the author tries to conduct a comparative analysis of the punishment of rape in India and other countries.
Posted on March 31, 2021, 10:30 p.m.Read More →
This article aims to simplify the complexity of Section 420 Indian Penal Code, 1860. It includes all the necessary information on cheating and dishonesty, which forms a part of Section 420 of Indian Penal Code, 1860.
Posted on Aug. 9, 2020, 12:26 p.m.Read More →
The main motive of this article is to inform people about the concept of FIR. It is an attempt to provide basic and detailed knowledge about what an FIR is under Section 154 of CrPC, how one can lodge an FIR and what are the remedies available to a common man in case of non-registration of the FIR by a police officer.
Posted on July 31, 2020, 2:43 p.m.Read More →
Facilitated with technological advancement, increments in revenge porn have left a catastrophic effect on the victim’s lives. This article has addressed the legal aspects of the revenge porn.
Posted on July 30, 2020, 10:51 p.m.Read More →
Women criminality rates have increased drastically since last few decades globally. This article tries to analyse some of the various factors which contribute and accelerate the criminality amongst women. It also tries to examine the nature of the crimes committed by women and how it is different from the traditional crimes committed by them. Lastly, this article also enlists certain measures that could be taken to potentially reduce the criminality rate amongst women in India.
Posted on July 28, 2020, 10:08 p.m.Read More →