Follow Us:
Thursday, July 07, 2022

adultery law


Extra-marital affair not ground for taking action against govt staff: Rajasthan HC

March 16, 2019 7:41 am

Earlier this month, former Rajasthan-cadre IPS officer Pankaj Chaudhary was dismissed from service for an alleged extra-marital affair. He has challenged his dismissal at the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT).

SC ruling on 377: Disagree with reasoning that sexuality is part of free speech, says Jaitley

October 06, 2018 5:01 pm

He also differed on a portion of the apex court ruling on adultery, saying it may end up converting the Indian family system into a Western family system.

No place for the IPC

October 05, 2018 12:03 am

Supreme Court holds adultery, marriage to be civil matters. Shouldn’t this hold for triple talaq?

Adultery no longer a crime, wife is not property of husband: Supreme Court

September 28, 2018 4:45 am

The bench was deciding a petition filed by Joseph Shine, a businessman from Kerala who lives in Italy. He was represented by Kochi-based advocates Kaleeswaram Raj and his daughter Thulasi K Raj and Delhi-based advocate Suvidutt Sundaram.

Adultery case: How Supreme Court underlined women’s autonomy as facet of human dignity

September 28, 2018 5:57 pm

Adultery will continue as a ground of divorce and, therefore, remain in civil law. Thursday’s verdict will be welcomed by those who believe there should be less use of criminal law in matrimonial matters.

A moral journey

September 28, 2018 12:14 am

The removal of adultery from the statute books is another decisive step towards a modern constitutional morality.

Adultery verdict: Justice D Y Chandrachud does it again; overrules father's verdict

September 27, 2018 9:44 pm

Thirty-three years after his father, the then Chief Justice, had upheld the validity of adultery law, Justice D Y Chandrachud overruled it on Thursday saying the earlier view cannot be regarded as "correct exposition" of the constitutional position.

Adultery is not a crime, SC scraps 158-year-old law

September 28, 2018 6:50 am

Supreme Court verdict on adultery: The petition seeking the repeal of Section 497 IPC was filed by Joseph Shine, who termed the 158-year-old law "unjust, illegal and arbitrary and violative of citizens’ fundamental rights".

SC verdict on adultery law HIGHLIGHTS: It's an anti-women decision, says DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal

September 27, 2018 9:30 pm

Supreme Court verdict on adultery law: There are four judgments being delivered; the CJI has penned a judgment on behalf of himself and Justice Khanwilkar. Read the latest news below.

Supreme Court verdict on Adultery law today

September 27, 2018 10:03 am

Adultery verdict today: A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had referred the matter to a Constitution bench on the plea claiming that it is discriminatory towards men. The bench had reserved its judgment in August.