The Indian community is still unaware of a number of rights that are bestowed upon it by its federal government. From rights for safety and facility for women to live-in relationships not being illegal, here we get to you some of the laws and rights that will make you a more informed citizen of India.
Laws are an integral part of the smooth conduct in any organisation. They have to be abided by.
Informed and empowered, you will be after this piece. Do thank us for this.
Looking at the intricate and quite complex, that is the Constitution of India, we aim to give our audience an edge over others. We wish to have simplified some of the laws that you must keep in mind. Have an empowering read
A woman cannot be arrested after the sunset and before sunrise. via
This has been done to curb harassment in the wee hours. The ruling by Supreme Court has stated this. This can be repealed only if police gets a written document as a proof of why they require arresting the woman at that time.
Kissing or hugging in public is not a criminal offence.via
This is suggested by the law, Section 294 of Indian Penal Code, which states that obscenity in public is a crime, but there is no hint towards kissing or hugging. So, the benefit of the doubt goes to us!
Women offenders can be arrested only by women officers and that too only between 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.via
This came under Section 51 in The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. This has to be done under strict privacy and decency.
One can use the washrooms and ask for drinking water in the hotels for free at any time.
This has come under Indian Sarais Act, 1867 wherein any individual can demand the above two things for themselves and their pets.