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    Offences against Property

    Apart from the offences relating to humans, state, marriage and state tranquillity, the Indian Penal Code contains offences against properties also. Any offence which is committed in regard to any property whether it is movable or immovable…

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    Culpable Homicide and Murder

    Homicide is a legal term which is coined from the Latin word Homicida. ‘Homo’ means human and ‘cida’ means killing. Homicide is one of the most heinous act an individual can carry out as it is the…

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    Elements of Crime

    Human being is a social animal. Society needs a peaceful and harmonized environment to live in. Greed, anger, lust, shortcut to become wealthy etc. are the factors affecting the harmony of society. Indian Penal Code lays down provisions…

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    Laws of the Olden Days

    The topic covers the genesis of the problem from the perspective of the ancient historical roots of the problem right from the Vedic period. For ages, there has been a struggle for money and power and hence,…

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    The Legality of Preventive Detention

    Preventive Detention, as the word suggests, is the anticipatory measure wherein the person is incarcerated in order to thwart him from committing any wrongful activity which is prohibited by the Indian Penal Code, 1860. As per Section…

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    Elements of Crime

    Of all the branches of law, the branch that closely relates, touches and concerns a man is that of the criminal law. There have been numerous attempts so as to define crime, but all failed to identify…

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    White Collar Crimes

    Crime has been a part of our society from the very inception. Like every coin has two sides, every society has its positive and a negative side. To strike a balance between the two, it is important…

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    Anti-Terror Laws in India

    India has a history where it has witnessed some of the worst terror attacks in the world, including the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the memory of which haunts till today. Despite numerous international laws present to protect…