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What is the punishment for ragging and bullying in IPC (Indian Penal Code)?

(short answer, ragging or bullying punishments can't be specifically explained unless we know the area of offense, region/state) There are thirteen provisions of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) which can be used by a fresher who is being ragged to register an FIR (First Information Report) in the police station under whose jurisdiction-area the crime [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Cyberbullying|

India Cyberbullying Info, Rights, IT Act 2000 & Important 5 Law Sections

Offences of bullying, stalking, terrorism, breach of confidentiality, etc. committed in cyberspace are like similar offences in the real world and are punishable. The Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act) was enacted to deal with e-commerce and electronic records, and also to punish e-commerce offences. Offences such as intimidation, insult, annoying, harassment, defamation, etc. in cyber space continued to be punishable only under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) till the 2008 amendment to the IT Act.

November 24th, 2018|Cyberbullying|

Report Harassment or Bullying on Twitter

Report abusive behavior Note: this info below comes straight from Twitter.  We have only consolidated it for you. Twitter strives to provide an environment where people can feel free to express themselves. If abusive behavior happens, we want to make it easy for people to report it to us. Multiple Tweets can be included in the same [...]

October 26th, 2018|Cyberbullying|

Report Harassment or Bullying on Facebook

Facebook is the largest source of online bullying. So, simple logic dictates they should make it easy to report bullying.  Unfortunately, they apparently don't believe in simple logic because many of their help functions are too deeply buried. It is my contention these links should be easily and readily available with one-click direct links from [...]

October 26th, 2018|Cyberbullying|

Bullying Of Students: Here’s What To Do About It

Are you an Indian student? Have you ever wondered what to do about being bullied? This article will explain what it is and what we can do about it. Our article also published on BW business India. There are two types and four styles by which students can be bullied or can bully others. The two [...]

August 23rd, 2018|Anti-Bullying|

All you need to know about Anti-Bullying laws in India

This article is an endeavor to bring forth an overview of the state of Anti-bullying laws in India. These laws have been enacted to eliminate bullying in any form in different spheres like bullying at workplace, schools, cyberspace. That is why they are referred as “anti-bullying laws”. These are the key area of focus in this article. So far there are only some State laws which deal with bullying, however, there have been a persistent call for framing national law on bullying.

February 2nd, 2018|Anti-Bullying|