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marital rape: petitioner lists nations which have criminalized the act




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: illustration by anthony lawrence when the delhi high court on tuesday (january 2) resumed hearing of petitions wanting the criminalization of marital rape, it was informed by the petitioner that 52 countries in the world have criminaliz...



the issue of marital rape can’t be swept under the rug -india legal




~by sujit bharif the opinion of influential people in society needs to be taken into account in deciding whether marital rape is a reality and should be a punishable offence, the delhi high court—which has agreed to hear a petition filed by an ngo opposing multiple petitions regarding marital rape...



sc verdict on rape may entail 7 years in jail




the supreme court’s historic judgement reading down exception to the rape laws would now entail a minimum punishment of seven years jail to a man for having sex with his wife who is between 15 and 18 years of age.the landmark verdict has also recognised “marital rape of a girl child between 15 a...



delhi hc asks for centre’s response on marital rape- india legal




the delhi high court has shown a positive approach towards marital rape. on tuesday (july 18), the division bench of the court, comprising acting chief justice gita mittal and justice c hari shankar sent a query to the central government asking for its opinion on the matter of making marital rape a ...



sex with minor bride is a punishable act, rules sc




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: a procession taking place against rape (file picture). photo: anil shakya  top court clarifies that verdict not about marital rape but in reading down exception 2 of s 375 of ipc and about age of consent; court also flays the practice ...



criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage: govt




marital rape cannot be made a criminal offence as it could become a phenomenon which may destabilise the institution of marriage and an easy tool for harassing the husbands, government today submitted before the delhi high court.the centre, in an affidavit filed in response to pleas seeking criminal...



supreme court reserves judgment on marital rape issue




the supreme court bench of justices madan b lokur and deepak gupta on wednesday (september 6) completed hearing of arguments in the critical case of marital rape and reserved its judgment.the case is about a plea filed by the ngo, independent thought, questioning the constitutionality of a provisio...



delhi hc to hear men's rights ngo on plea opposing marital rape today




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india's supreme court rules sex with child brides is rape




india's supreme court ruled wednesday that sex with an underage wife constitutes rape, in a landmark ruling that campaigners say could affect millions of girls.the decision overturned a previous clause that permitted men to have sex with a married girl as young as 15, the indian express reports.indi...



woman's mother denies rape charges




ten days after a 23-year-old woman nearly chopped a god-man’s penis off while resisting his attempt to rape her in thiruvananthapuram, the woman’s mother has thrown in a twist to the case by claiming that her daughter’s police complaint is false.in a petition submitted to state police chief t ...



sex with minor wife is rape: sc




the supreme court on wednesday held that a man's act of indulging in sex with a minor wife would amount to rape. in a landmark ruling, the top court read down exception 2 to section 375 (rape) of the indian penal code that allowed a man to have sexual relations with his wife above 15 years of age.a ...



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child rape: sc orders rs 9 lakh transfer to fd in 2 weeks




in view of the rape of a 10-year-old in chandigarh by her maternal uncle, the entire issue of the insensitivity involved in tests on rape victims has come to the fore.a pil had been filed by a junior advocate (before the chandigarh rape incident) asking the supreme court to consider the constitution...



pil to make hindi compulsory for students withdrawn




a pil seeking directions from the supreme court to make hindi compulsory for all students between classes i and viii throughout the country was withdrawn on may 4 on the suggestion of the court. the petitioner— ashwini kumar upadhyay—was asked to approach to the government instead.the counsel fo...



sc tells petitioner to submit last assessment of uav rate




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.above: ndmc building in new delhi. photo: ndmc.gov.in  the supreme court bench of justices a k sikri and ashok bhushan on wednesday (november 29) was informed by petitioner that they are not against unit area value (uav) method of analysis bu...



sex with minor wife: 10 yrs in 1860 to 18 now, how marital rape law changed




the supreme court on wednesday tracked the provisions in the indian penal code since its enactment in 1860 on the issue of giving legitimacy to sexual intercourse between the husband and his minor wife.a bench of justices m b lokur and deepak gupta noted that the age of consent for the sexual interc...



hc seeks govt's reply on plea for gender-neutral rape law




the delhi high court has sought the government's response on a plea seeking to declare the "gender-specific" sections related to rape and its punishment under indian penal code (ipc) as unconstitutional.a bench of acting chief justice gita mittal and justice c hari shankar asked the government to re...



sex with minor wife above 15 could be prosecuted for rape, sc rules




a man indulging in sex with minor wife above 15 years of age could now be prosecuted for rape, the supreme court held on wednesday.in a major ruling affecting millions of child marriages, the top court reads down provisions of the indian penal code which made exception to the offence of rape. until ...



rape victim compensation: sc asks nalsa to prepare report




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the supreme court bench of justices madan b lokur, s abdul nazeer and deepak gupta on thursday (october 12) directed the national legal services authority (nalsa) to set up a committee of 5-6 people to look into a report submitted to the bench...



hc dismisses plea to stop ls poll losers from getting into rs




the delhi high court has refused to entertain a plea seeking to restrain those defeated in lok sabha elections from contesting the rajya sabha polls.the petitioner submitted that his repeated requests made to the ministry of law and justice and the election commission under the right to information ...



ngt asks for analysis report on alleged human excreta samples




in an interesting development a petition has come before the national green tribunal (ngt) in which it has been alleged that airlines throw human excreta onto the ground before landing. though technology is sufficiently advanced today to not require this, but the ngt has ordered a test of the sample...



promotion of generic drugs: asg expresses surprise over the non-rendering of rec




want create site? find free wordpress themes and plugins.the supreme court bench of chief justice dipak misra and justices a m khanwilkar, d y chandrachud on friday (december 8) was informed by the petitioner that still a commission for the promotion of generic medicines have not been set up as per ...



delhi hc orders cbi to produce forensic report




above: students protesting at the disappearance of jawaharlal nehru university student najeeb ahmed (file picture). photo: uni the delhi high court on thursday (december 21) dealing with the disappearance of jawaharlal nehru university student najeeb ahmed was apprised by the petitioner that central...



how did parliament create an exception when consent age is 18 yrs: sc




the supreme court today posed a query to the centre how parliament could create an exception in the penal law declaring that intercourse or a sexual act by a man with his wife, aged between 15 and less than 18 years, is not rape, when the age of consent is 18.responding to the query, the centre's co...



pay rs 3 lakh to rape victim: sc to bihar govt




the supreme court on tuesday directed the bihar government to pay rs 3 lakh to a rape victim whose 27-week foetus could not be aborted due to the contrary opinion given by a panel of doctors from aiims, delhi.a bench presided over by justice dipak misra ordered the state government to pay the money ...