What is the difference between civil and criminal law?

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Civil and criminal laws play a major part in our lives. Civil law deals with relationships between two or more individuals and is addressed in civil court. Here, the person injured (the “plaintiff”) by another person files a lawsuit against that person (the “defendant”). Normally, if the plaintiff wins, the defendant has to pay compensation… Read more »

What is a non-bailable offence?

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In case of a non-bailable offence the police do not grant bail. The decision is taken by a Judicial Magistrate/Judge only.