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Section 497 (Adultery) declared unconstitutional: SC

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of India struck down as unconstitutional the penal provision on adultery saying that the law affected individual dignity and equality of women. “Any system treating a woman with indignity, inequity and inequality or … Continue reading

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Mere intimacy with third party would not amount to cruelty u/S 498A IPC: SC

The Supreme Court of India ruled that mere intimacy with a third party during the subsistence of marriage as such would not amount to cruelty under Section 498A of Indian Penal Code. The Court said “but it (intimacy) must be … Continue reading

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SC pronounces directions over decline in female child ratio

Concerned over enough progress not being made in controlling the decline in female child ratio in the country, the Supreme Court of India pronounced the following directions: 1. The Central Supervisory Board and the State and Union Territories Supervisory Boards, … Continue reading

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