Article Review On Indian Penal Code

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Indian Penal Code is the core criminal Code of India. It is a broad code planned to cover all substantive aspects of criminal law . It was drafted in 1860 and came into force in during the early British Rule phase in 1862. The Indian Penal Code was drafted by the first Indian Law Commission under the president ship of Macaulay and was submitted to the Governor-General of India in Council in 1837. In 1845 , another Commission was chosen to re-examine the Code. This Commission submitted its report in two parts, one in 1846 and the other in 1847. The Code was revised according to the report of the Commission but it never saw the beam of the day. later, it was revised
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There are various agents who initiates and works really hard day and night to overcome the criminal issues faced by our society. According to me at present the biggest and critical issue we are facing is Rape cases, even after various amendments and legally sound acts are even not overcome this problem. There are various agents who actively participates are as follows:
National commission for women: NCW along with the Law commission of India had recommended a separate part called “unlawful sexual contact”, which was defined to cover the act of touching, directly or indirectly, with a part of the body or with an object, any part of the body of another person with sexual intent and without the consent of such other person. There was also need to remove that very Victorian phrase of “outraging the modesty of a woman” in Section 354 and replacing it with ‘‘violating the bodily integrity of the woman”, which allows for a graded recognition of non-penetrative types of sexual assault.
There was need too for expansion the scope of Section 509 in the Bill to include acts and behaviour, which do not engage physical contact but is proposed to harass or insult or humiliate women, with or without sexual mean. Incidents like sexual harassment including sexual harassment at work places, blackmailing, annoyance including cyber stalking, stripping, tonsuring, etc., which are presently
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