Category Archives: Indian Penal Code (IPC)

The Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860 is the main criminal code of India. It is a comprehensive code intended to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law. The code was drafted in 1860 on the recommendations of first law commission of India established in 1834 under the Chairmanship of  Lord Macauley. It came into force in the year 1862. The Code has since been amended several times and is now supplemented by other criminal provisions.

Important Doctrines/Principles under IPC

This article titled ‘Important Doctrines/Principles under IPC’ deals with various important doctrines and principles used in the Indian Penal Code along with brief descriptions. Important Doctrines/Principles under IPC 1. Doctrine of Transferred Malice The ‘Doctrine of Transferred Malice’ is expressly not defined in the Indian Penal Code. Rather it is inferred from Section 301  of the Indian Penal Code….…...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A, B, C and D plan to rob a bank. They visit the bank on the decided date and collect cash from the cashier at gunpoint.. E standing at the bus stop and shoots at him causing his death. What offences, if any, are made out against the respective accused?

Question: A, B, C and D plan to rob a bank. They visit the bank on the decided date and collect cash from the cashier at gunpoint. In the process of trying to escape with the loot, they are resisted by the guard and B caused him grievous injury with his revolver. On coming out of the bank……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A throws acid on the right hand of B, an unmarried girl of 17 years, causing permanent disfiguration of her right hand. Did A cause grievous hurt to B defined under Section 320, I.P.C.? Give reasons.

Question: A throws acid on the right hand of B, an unmarried girl of 17 years, causing permanent disfiguration of her right hand. Did A cause grievous hurt to B defined under Section 320, I.P.C.? Give reasons. Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [A throws acid on the right hand of B, an……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A commits rape on a girl aged 10 years. Can A be awarded life imprisonment or can A be given imprisonment for 5 years? Give reasons and also mention the relevant provision.

Question: A commits rape on a girl aged 10 years. Can A be awarded life imprisonment or can A be given imprisonment for 5 years? Give reasons and also mention the relevant provision. [UPHJS 1996] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [A commits rape on a girl aged 10 years. Can A be……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A and B steal some fruits in large quantities from an orchard. When both of them were stealing the fruits C suddenly appears there…knock him down senseless with a stick. What offence has been committed by A and B? Give reasons and also refer to relevant provision and case law, if any, on the point.

Question: A and B steal some fruits in large quantities from an orchard. When both of them were stealing the fruits C suddenly appears there. On seeing C, A and B knock him down senseless with a stick. What offence has been committed by A and B? Give reasons and also refer to relevant provision and case law,……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

Offence of abetment | A with the intention of murdering Z, persuades B, a child of 6 years to put poison in the food of Z. B does so, which results in Z’s death. What offence, if any, has been committed in the case?

Question: Offence of abetment | A with the intention of murdering Z, persuades B, a child of 6 years to put poison in the food of Z. B does so, which results in Z’s death. What offence, if any, has been committed in the case? [Bihar APO 1985 W.B.J.S. 1997] Find the answer to the mains question only……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A causes hurt to B. Consequently B was unable to follow his ordinary pursuits for two weeks. Has A caused simple hurt defined under Section 319 or grievous hurt defined under Section 320 of I.P.C.? Give reasons.

Question: A causes hurt to B. Consequently B was unable to follow his ordinary pursuits for two weeks. Has A caused simple hurt defined under Section 319 or grievous hurt defined under Section 320 of I.P.C.? Give reasons. [UPHJS 2007, CGJ 2007, MPCJ, 2012] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [A causes hurt……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

Is there any difference between Indian and English law on the offence of giving false evidence?

Question: Is there any difference between Indian and English law on the offence of giving false evidence? Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Is there any difference between Indian and English law on the offence of giving false evidence?] Answer Chapter XI of the Indian Penal Code deals with the offences relating to……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

A, under the influence of passion excited by a provocation given by B, kills C intentionally. Has A committed any offence?

Question: A, under the influence of passion excited by a provocation given by B, kills C intentionally. Has A committed any offence? [UPHJS 2018 D.J.S. 1989, H.R.J.S. 1995(I) U.P.C.J. 2001] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [A, under the influence of passion excited by a provocation given by B, kills C intentionally. Has……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only

Define Abduction. How does it differ from Kidnapping?

Question: Define Abduction. How does it differ from Kidnapping? [U.P.C.J. 2003, U.P.H.J.S. 2014, R.J.S. 2014, CGJ 2004] Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [Define Abduction. How does it differ from Kidnapping?] Answer Section 362 deals with Abduction. It states, “Whoever by force compels, or by any deceitful means induces, any person to go……...

This content is for Aspirant and Veteran members only. Unbox the Secret of Most Affordable Legal Learning.
Login Join Now @ ₹ 1 Only