IPC AND GENDER BIAS

The principle of equality has been enshrined in the preamble to the Constitution of India. Article 14 of the Constitution of India provides Right to Equality and Article 15 of the Constitution of India seeks to protect the citizens against discrimination on the grounds of religion, race, caste, sex, place of birth or any of them. However, the state is entitled to make special provisions for women and children. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) is one such piece of legislation […]

The Recurring Attacks of The Infamous “Thak Thak Gang”

Thak – Thak is the sound made when someone knocks on the windowpane of your shiny car. A reasonable and a prudent person would be alerted and would humbly pull down the window to ask what is the matter. Little does the driver know that he has just been a victim of The “ THAK THAK GANG”. Within an instant, another knock is heard on the rear door of your car, the men accuse the driver of negligent driving; the […]