Witness Protection Laws vis-a-vis Sexual Offences in India- A Glimpse of Lawlessness

By Shristi Gupta, Student, Chanakya National Law University, Patna _____________________________________________________________________________________________ According to Jeremy Bentham, "Witnesses are the eyes and ears of justice". The right to a fair trial has been recognized as the heart of the Criminal System and witnesses are regarded as one of the most essential elements of it. In the case of... Continue Reading →

Consensual Intercourse vis-à-vis False Promise of Marriage – The Changing Dimensions of ‘Consent’ in the Offence of Rape

By Paras Gupta, 2nd Year, B.A.LL.B (Hons.), Kurukshetra University Rape, the most hated crime, is proliferating its roots at an irrepressible rate in India with the rape on pretext of false promise of marriage becoming one of its robust branches. ‘By promising marriage’ has become a means for individuals to cheat their partner. According to... Continue Reading →

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