Workshop on new criminal laws held at Sirsa college : The Tribune India

Join Whatsapp Channel

Workshop on new criminal laws held at Sirsa college

These laws stress on justice over punishment: Principal

Workshop on new criminal laws held at Sirsa college


Our Correspondent

Our Correspondent

Sirsa, July 10

Following the directives of the Directorate of Higher Education, a one-day workshop was held at the CMK National Postgraduate College auditorium to spread awareness about the three new criminal laws. The event, led by Principal Ranjana Grover, aimed to educate staff and students about the new laws effective from July 1 — the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS), the Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita (BNSS), and the Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam (BSA).

Coordinator of the Legal Literacy Cell (Sirsa) Sangeeta Nanda explained the laws to the participants. She said the BNS aims to reform the criminal justice system, while the BNSS protects citizens’ rights and ensures safety measures. The BSA deals with the admissibility and authenticity of evidence in court.

Dr Saroj Goyal from the Legal Literacy Cell highlighted that these new laws will replace the colonial-era laws — the Indian Penal Code (1860), the Code of Criminal Procedure (1973), and the Indian Evidence Act (1872). The new laws include modern judicial practices such as zero FIRs, online registration of police complaints, electronic summons via SMS, and mandatory videography of crime scenes for all heinous crimes.

The principal said these new laws — based on transparency and impartiality — emphasise justice over punishment and will ensure political, economic, and social justice. The workshop saw active participation from both academic and non-academic staff members as well as students.

#Sirsa


Top News

Microsoft users worldwide report widespread outages affecting banks, airlines and broadcasters

Widespread Microsoft outage disrupts flights, banks, media outlets and companies around the world

Airlines in India, UK, Australia, Europe report problems; ba...

'Anticipate a resolution is forthcoming': Microsoft on massive global outage

'Anticipate a resolution is forthcoming': Microsoft on massive global outage

Windows devices were affected due to an update from a third-...

Judiciary will take its course, says controversial IAS officer Puja Khedkar as she leaves Washim

Judiciary will take its course, says controversial IAS officer Puja Khedkar as she leaves Washim

The UPSC has initiated a series of actions against Puja Khed...

FIR against trainee IAS Puja Khedkar; UPSE  begins termination process

UPSC files forgery case against probationary IAS officer Puja Khedkar; to debar her from future exams

Official sources say the commission had on Thursday filed a ...


Cities

View All