For more than a century, this legal classic on the Indian Penal Code continues to be one of the most
revered and reliable commentaries on the subject. This work is a section-wise presentation of the
complex and multi-dimensional subject of criminal law in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic
manner. This 13th edition is replete with latest statutory changes and important case law, making
it an up to date and exhaustive reference for readers.
• Contains all latest and notable decisions of the Supreme Court and various High Courts
such as Navtej Singh Johar v Union of India, wherein the Supreme Court held that Section
377 violates Article 19(1)(a), and is unconstitutional for being violative of Article 14 of
• Includes amendments incorporated by the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018.
• Invaluable reference for judges, lawyers, investigating officers, judicial and police training
academies (national and state), police departments, CBI officials, researchers and scholars