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Snapshot of the day
November 6, 2023
The Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs has adopted three reports on Bills to replace the Indian Penal Code, Criminal Procedure Code and Indian Evidence Act, though members had sought more time to study the matter just 10 days ago. Opposition members have submitted dissent notes. This means the Modi government is going to push for their swift passage. The fact that the laws have Hindi names generated major controversy when they were tabled in during the monsoon session. But as the jurist G. Mohan Gopal has argued, the laws are also dangerous because
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