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.

Theft and Extortion

Theft comes under the purview of offences against property which extends from section 378 to section 462. Theft has been dealt under section 378 to 382. Theft is an offence in which movable property of a person is taken away without his consent.  Theft has been defined in Section 378 of IPC. Simultaneously the punishment for the commitment… Read More »

Criminal Misappropriation and Criminal Breach of Trust

Meaning The word “misappropriation” means a dishonest appropriation and use of another’s property for the sole purpose of capitalizing it for one’s own use. Criminal misappropriation text place when the position has come innocently, but it continued due to subsequent change of intention or after knowledge of some new facts with which the party was not previously acquainted.… Read More »

Unlawful Assembly And Legal Provisions To Curail It

INTRODUCTION Peace and more importantly, the faith that peace shall prevail is critical for the existence of civilized society. Disturbed conditions or uncertainty about future conditions jeopardize the progress of society. At a mundane level, public disorder – or even apprehensions regarding disturbed conditions – hamper economic progress, reduce productivity, discourage commerce and ruin the investment climate. The… Read More »