Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS)

First FIR under new indian criminal laws targets street vendor for obstruction

India's criminal justice system has undergone a complete overhaul today, with the introduction of three new laws replacing the colonial-era statutes. 

New dawn for India’s criminal justice system

The Parliament’s passage of the three revised criminal law bills, namely Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS), Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), and Bharatiya Sakshya Sanhita (BSS), is a historic and commendable step towards reforming and decolonizing India’s criminal justice system. The bills, which replace the outdated and oppressive IPC, CrPC, and Indian Evidence Act, aim to […]