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Under the new law, hit-and-run cases can attract up to 10 years in jail and a fine of Rs 7 lakh. against the current penalty of up to two-year jail term and a lighter fine. The maximum punishment of 10 years will kick in where the offender has caused death through rash driving and decamped without reporting the matter to the police.


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In various states, truck and bus drivers have voiced their opposition to the Bharatiya Nyay Sanhita's rules on hit-and-run incidents. Drivers who cause a serious road accident by irresponsible dri

Long queues snaked their way around Chandigarh on Tuesday, fueled by anxiety over dwindling fuel reserves. The culprit? A nationwide truckers' strike protesting harsh penalties in the newly enacted Bh

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India's roads, teeming with vehicles and buzzing with life, hold a stark reality: thousands perish in hit-and-run accidents each year. In an attempt to curb this grim statistic, the Bharatiya Nyaya Sa

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In India, the new hit and run law under the Indian Penal Code imposes severe penalties on motorists who flee from the scene of an accident. Under the law, a driver who flees the scene after a hit-