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SC dismisses PIL against new criminal laws
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SC dismisses PIL against new criminal laws

Supreme Court dismisses PIL against new criminal laws replacing British-era codes, set for July 1, 2024 implementation.

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India's new criminal laws to be in force from July 1 this year, Centre notifies Legislative Corner
India's new criminal laws to be in force from July 1 this year, Centre notifies

The Centre has notified for India's new criminal laws to be in force from July 1 this year.

Following & abusing woman will not come under outraging modesty of woman: Bombay HC [Read Order] Judiciary
Following & abusing woman will not come under outraging modesty of woman: Bombay HC [Read Order]

In a rather shocking ruling, the Bombay High Court held that following and abusing a woman will not attract the offence of Section 354 of the Indian Penal Code.

Plea filed in Supreme Court to stay criminal laws Judiciary
Plea filed in Supreme Court to stay criminal laws

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court of India seeking suspension of three new criminal laws, raising critical concerns over their impact on fundamental rights and the legal framework. The petition argues these laws, namely Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita 2023, Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam 2023, potentially increase police powers and create confusion among citizens.

President Murmu Approves Historic Criminal Law Reforms Legislative Corner
President Murmu Approves Historic Criminal Law Reforms

President Droupadi Murmu has given assent to three significant criminal law reforms in India, marking a historic shift in the legislative landscape. The Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and Bharatiya Sakshya Act replace colonial-era laws, including the Indian Penal Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure. However, these reforms have sparked debate, with critics raising concerns over potential constitutional violations and the risk of police excesses under the new arrest and custody provisions.

BNSS Revolutionizes Indian Criminal Justice System with Timely FIR, Digital Records, and Enhanced Women's Safety Measures

Explore the key features of the Bharatiya Nagrik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), a new law replacing the Colonial era Criminal Procedure Code, focused on expediting criminal justice processes in India. Learn...

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