Vicarious Liability In IPC

Introduction I call up my buddy Dhruv and encourage him to join me in robbing a bank shortly after determining that the placid life of the school is not meeting my inner yearning for danger and excitement. Given that I …

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Criminal Breach Of Trust In IPC

Introduction and Meaning of Criminal Breach of Trust Today’s world would come to a standstill if there were no interconnectedness or interdependence of people on one another for their co-existence. All activities that sustain life and protect life, liberty, and …

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Stages of Crime in Indian Penal Code (IPC)

Introduction In the eyes of society, committing a crime is a disgraceful act that shocks the public conscience. For the most part, criminal law is concerned with protecting and preserving specific essential societal values and institutions. The Indian Penal Code …

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Reformative Theory Of Punishment In India

Introduction “Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future”[1], this observation was made by Justice Krishna Iyer in the case of Mohd. Giasuddin v. State of A.P.[2]. This phrase beautifully summarizes the reformative theory of punishment. The …

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Difference Between Kidnapping And Abduction

Introduction No place on the planet is secure. Even if the degree or intensity of the crime may vary, crime is still committed in our neighborhood and across the world. Most crimes have legislative definitions in criminal law, although the …

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Difference Between Motive And Intention

Introduction In Criminal Law, the terms Motive and Intention represent two distinct meanings, although they are used interchangeably in some places. Intention and Motive are two distinct states of mind that are connected to our actions.  The intention is one …

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Right of Private Defence in India

Introduction A person has the right to defend himself against injury or restraint. A person also has the right to protect his property from an act which may constitute an offence under the definition of theft, robbery, mischief or criminal …

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