October 01, 2018 10:54 am
Supreme Court upheld individual freedom, dignity, equality in Sabarimala case. But statism has its own dangers.
September 27, 2018 5:30 pm
"I think this is just going to add pain to the women in our country and I don't agree with it," said the DCW Chairperson.
September 27, 2018 2:23 pm
Calling the law archaic and saying that it violates Articles 14 and 21 of the Indian Constitution, the justices said that: “Adultery can be ground for civil issues including dissolution of marriage but it cannot be a criminal offence.”
September 27, 2018 9:19 pm
As India decriminalises adultery, here is a look at where other countries stand.
August 02, 2018 2:54 pm
The Supreme Court also did not agree with the Centre's submission that Section 497 was to maintain the sanctity of marriage.
July 11, 2018 7:18 pm
The central government on Wednesday contended that a provision of law dealing with adultery (Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code) should remain a criminal offence.
July 11, 2018 5:35 pm
A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court is re-examining the constitutionality of Section 497 of IPC, which incorporates provisions for the adultery law.
January 16, 2018 3:48 pm
A Constitutional Bench has been constituted by the chief justice to decide upon the constitutionality of section 497 IPC, which relates to adultery.
February 26, 2015 2:12 pm
South Korean court abolished law that bans extramarital affairs; stock price of prominent condom maker immediately shot up 15%.
April 11, 2013 4:20 pm
The woman's appeal had been allowed by the District Court despite a delay of three-and-half years.