Section 120A in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Definition of criminal conspiracy

Description: When two or more persons agree to do, or cause to be done,— (1) an illegal act, or (2) an act which is not illegal by illegal means, such an agree­ment is designated a criminal conspiracy: Provided that no agreement except an agreement to commit an offence shall amount to a criminal conspiracy unless some act besides the agreement is done by one or more parties to such agreement in pursuance thereof. Explanation.—It is immaterial whether the illegal act is the ultimate object of such agreement, or is merely incidental to that object.]

Title: Punishment of criminal conspiracy

Description: (1) Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable with death, 2[imprisonment for life] or rigorous imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards, shall, where no express provision is made in this Code for the punishment of such a conspiracy, be punished in the same manner as if he had abetted such offence. (2) Whoever is a party to a criminal conspiracy other than a criminal conspiracy to commit an offence punishable as aforesaid shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding six months, or with fine or with both.

Title: Waging or attempting to wage war or abetting waging of war against the Government of India

Description: Whoever, wages war against the 75 [Government of India], or attempts to wage such war, or abets the waging of such war, shall be punished with death, or 76 [imprisonment for life] 77 [and shall also be liable to fine]. 78 [Illustration] 79 [***] A joins an insurrection against the 80 [Government of India]. A has committed the offence defined in this section. 81 [***] 82 [121A. Conspiracy to commit offences punishable by section 121.—Whoever within or without 83 [India] conspires to commit any of the offences punishable by section 121, 84 [***]or conspires to overawe, by means of criminal force or the show of criminal force, 85 [the Central Government or any 86 [State] Government 87 [***], shall be punished with 88 [imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment of either description which may extend to ten years, 89 [and shall also be liable to fine]. Explanation.—To constitute a conspiracy under this section, it is not necessary that any act or illegal omission shall make place in pursuance thereof.]

Title: Collecting arms etc with intention of waging war against the Government of India

Description: Whoever collects men, arms or ammuni­tion or otherwise prepares to wage war with the intention of either waging or being prepared to wage war against the 90 [Govern­ment of India], shall be punished with 91 [imprisonment for life] or imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding ten years, 92 [and shall also be liable to fine].

Title: Concealing with intent to facilitate design to wage war

Description: Whoever by any act, or by any illegal omission, conceals the existence of a design to wage war against the [Government of India], intending by such concealment to facilitate, or knowing it to be likely that such concealment will facilitate, the waging of such war, shall be punished with imprisonment of either de­scription for a term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine.