Definition of IPC 501:
Printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory.
According to Para 1 – This section is Bailable, Non-cognizable and Compoundable.
According to Para 2 – This section is Bailable, Non-cognizable and Non-compoundable.
Triable By :
According to Para 1 – Court of Session.
According to Para 2 – Magistrate of the first class.
Simple imprisonment for 2 years, or fine, or both.