criminal law

What to do when police refuse to register an FIR?

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 19:26

An FIR is the primary document that initiates criminal proceedings to punish those who are guilty. In case of theft committed or any is made damage to property, an FIR is necessary to claim insurance or protect yourself from any liability. It can be lodged by an exploited person, a witness to the incident, or any other individual with knowledge of the occurrence.

Indian law and its key branches at a glance

Submitted by asandil on Wed, 02/12/2014 - 18:19

The law system that is operational in India is called Indian laws. Most of the provisions in Indian judiciary system are influenced by ancient texts including Arthshastra and Manusmriti. Just like Indian constitution, a large part of these provisions has been drawn from some popular laws of western countries. The Indian constitution itself is a great source of laws that are in effect in the country and there are bodies that issue certain rules to be followed by each and every Indian.