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Why a breakup could land men in jail for 10 years? Section 69 of BNS explained

Section 69 of Bharata Nyaya Sanhita stipulates up to 10 years' imprisonment for engaging in sexual activity based on a false promise of marriage.

The Bharata Nyaya Sanhita, the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS) and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (BSA), came into effect on July 1.
Published on Jul 06, 2024 02:17 PM IST
By | Written by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

New criminal laws: ‘Old wine in new bottles’ says retired SC judge Chelameswar

The government on August 11 2023, introduced three new bills in the Lok Sabha to replace the Indian Penal Code, the Evidence Act of 1872 and the CrPC 1973

Retired Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar looks at the new criminal laws and whether they are all that different from the old laws(PTI File Photo)
Published on Jul 03, 2024 06:15 PM IST

Himachal’s first case under new criminal laws registered in Mandi

Himachal’s first case under the new criminal law, Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS), an assault case was registered on Dhanotu police station in Mandi district

The assault case was registered at 1.45 am in Mandi’s Dhanotu. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 02, 2024 09:32 AM IST
By, Shimla/dharamshala

Ludhiana’s first BNS case registered at Dehlon police station

The FIR has been registered under Sections 303 (2) (theft), 304 (2) (theft in a dwelling house) and 317 (2) (receiving stolen property) of Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita against Gurpreet Singh alias Gopi and Rahul Singh who had allegedly stolen mobile phones and motorbikes. The case was registered on the complaint of assistant sub-inspector Buta Singh.

Starting July 1, India has replaced its colonial-era criminal laws with a set of three new penal laws (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jul 02, 2024 05:14 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

20 FIRs registered on Day 1 under new criminal laws in Punjab

The first FIR was lodged at Sadar Dhuri police station in Sangrur district.

Three new criminal laws came into effect on Monday, bringing far-reaching changes in India’s criminal justice system.
Updated on Jul 02, 2024 05:25 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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