The punishing hand of the court: Apex court upholds the constitutional validity of defamation as a criminal offence

This article has been written by Torsha Sarkar. Torsha is a third-year law student in National Law University Odisha. In 2014, the Supreme Court of India upheld the constitutional validity of section 499 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), whereby … Continue reading The punishing hand of the court: Apex court upholds the constitutional validity of defamation as a criminal offence

Misuse of Section 498- A of Indian Penal Code: The Plight of Husbands and In-laws in India, What is the Solution?

Marriage of a daughter is very essential and inevitable in Indian society that the parents are put under extreme pressure to meet any feasible demand to get their daughters married. The practice of dowry popularly known as dahej or daj … Continue reading Misuse of Section 498- A of Indian Penal Code: The Plight of Husbands and In-laws in India, What is the Solution?