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Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita

Bar Council of India appreciates the removal of colonial, outdated criminal laws by replacing them with three new laws

The Bar Council of India acknowledges the positive features embedded in the three new criminal laws

Transport associations, bus and truck drivers protest against new law on hit-and-run cases that has jail term for 7-10 years

Under the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita (BNS), which replaced the Indian Penal Code, drivers who cause a serious road accident by negligent driving and run away without informing the police or any official from the administration can face punishment of up to 10 years or a fine of Rs7 lakh. Earlier, the punishment in such cases was two years in the IPC.

Home Minister Amit Shah launches reference books on three new criminal laws, the books give comparisons of new laws with old ones

Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the reference books on the three recently enacted transformative criminal justice laws passed by Parliament on Saturday.

‘Mr 420’ is now ‘Mr 316’: How sections for criminal offences have been changed in BNS as compared to IPC

Several sections of the IPC, which were afresh in the public mind about certain offences, have been moved to different sections under the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS).

A new criminal justice era begins in India, three momentous bills replacing IPC, CrPC and Evidence Act passed by Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Nyaya (Second) Sanhita 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha (Second) Sanhita 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya (Second) Bill 2023 replace IPC, CrPC and Evidence Act.

Center redefines terrorism in new criminal code, includes actions that threaten India’s economic security: Report 

According to Section 113 of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, those who threaten, or are likely to threaten, the country by causing "damage to the monetary stability of India, by way of production or smuggling or circulation of counterfeit Indian paper currency..." commit a terrorist act.

HM Amit Shah likely to re-introduce amended three criminal law bills in Lok Sabha

Home Minister Amit Shah withdrew three criminal law bills on 11th December. HM Shah will reintroduce them in Lok Sabha with changes suggested by the standing committee

Why Section 195 of Draft Bhartiya Nyaya Sanhita needs relook: A ‘religiously neutral provision’ that may end up criminalising criticism of Muslim separatism

On the 11th of August, Home Minister Amit Shah introduced 3 new bills to revamp the criminal justice system of India. These bills Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita and Bharatiya Sakshya Bill will replace the Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code and the Indian Evidence Act respectively.

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