Here is the link: Chandigarh Police FAQ
This will give a clear idea about section 182.
Here is an excerpt:
“Is it an offence to register/lodge false FIR ?
Lodging of a false FIR/complaint is punishable under IPC.
Such an informant/complainant can be proceeded against under section 182 IPC or under section 211 IPC by the police. Private person against whom false FIR/complaint has been lodged can also file complaint in the court for the offence of defamation. ”
Here is a list of news Items about Section 182.
All the cases above are trivial ones. No one is hurt, nobody has their fundamental rights violated, no one is subjected to the blackmail or extortion.
Why don’t the cops start registering cases against these women who abuse 498A ?