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.

W the wife, being dissatisfied with her husband left his house…voluntarily…went to ‘P’ who allowed her to stay in his house as ‘mistress’. What offence if any committed by ‘P’ and ‘W’.

Question: W the wife, being dissatisfied with her husband left his house and protection voluntarily and of her free will. She went to ‘P’ who allowed her to stay in his house as ‘mistress’. What offence if any committed by ‘P’ and ‘W’. (D.J.S. 1991) Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [W the… Read More »

Bigamy | The proof of the word ‘marries’ in the offence of bigamy is extraordinarily difficult. Elucidate the statement and refer to decided cases.

Question: The proof of the word ‘marries’ in the offence of bigamy is extraordinarily difficult. Elucidate the statement and refer to decided cases. Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites. [The proof of the word ‘marries’ in the offence of bigamy is extraordinarily difficult. Elucidate the statement and refer to decided cases. [U.P.C.J. 2013]… Read More »

What is falsification of accounts?

Question: What is falsification of accounts? Find the answer to the mains question only on Legal Bites [What is falsification of accounts?] Answer Section 477A deals with the falsification of accounts. It speaks essentially of two offences, namely: defrauding, altering, destroying, mutilating or falsifying any book or accounts or electronic record; and making or abetting the making of false… Read More »