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.
The Supreme Court Tuesday began hearing a number of petitions challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. Here's what you need to know about this provision.
With the conviction of both Maryam Nawaz and Capt Safdar in the case, they stand debarred from contesting the upcoming Parliamentary elections in Pakistan which will dampen the hopes of PMLN which was planning to make a comeback to power.
Psychological autopsy is considered as a vital tool in the world of forensic science, widely used to determine the mental state of the deceased.
The Indian Railways has announced that it will now accept soft copies of Aadhaar and driving licence available on DigiLocker as identity proofs for those travelling by train. Here is all you need to know on how you can open your Digilocker account and upload your documents.
Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre on Wednesday revealed that she has been diagnosed with cancer. What is high-grade cancer?
The answer lies in the tussle between the Delhi administration and former L-G Najeeb Jung in 2015,
The telecom department recently floated tenders to install over 5 lakh wi-fi hotspots across gram panchayats, under the Wi-Fi Choupal scheme. The estimated cost of which has been pegged at Rs 4,000 crore.
While the Congress President pleaded not guilty, the court said that the next hearing on the matter will be on August 10.
Anti-Sterlite protest: With hundreds of residents and social activists raising their voice against the copper unit in Tuticorin, the situation in the city is very critical and there is a heavy deployment of police.
Nipah virus infection gets its name from the village in Malaysia where the person from whom the virus was first isolated succumbed to the disease.
A floor test is primarily taken to know whether the executive enjoys the confidence of the legislature. It is a constitutional mechanism under which a Chief Minister appointed by the governor can be asked to prove majority on the floor of the Legislative Assembly.
According to the 306 section of the Indian Penal Code, a person abetting the suicide of another person shall be punished with imprisonment up to 10 years and shall also be liable to fine.
The first meeting of the Bhim Army was held on July 21, 2015, when lawyer Chandrashekhar Azad and Vinay Ratan Singh decided to start free-of-cost paathshalas (schools) for children from the community.
Under the 2015 nuclear deal struck by Iran and six major powers – Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States, Tehran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for relief from U.S. and other economic sanctions.
The scheme aims to protect women and children from the smoke emitted from households using firewood for cooking purposes.
H-4 visa allows work permits for spouses who otherwise could not be employed without waiting for their spouses to receive permanent resident status, a process that can take a decade or longer. The Trump administration is planning to terminate this provision.
According to psychologists, it is not the women that these incels hate but the society that allows their sexual oppression to continue.
The case continued to hit the headlines long after the murder when Sharma was acquitted by a trial court in February 2006. Following a nationwide public outcry against the incident, the Delhi High Court took up the case through a fast-track trial that ended in his conviction on murder charges.
A special SC/ST court in Jodhpur is all set to pronounce the verdict in a 2012 rape case against Asaram Bapu, on April 25. Security has been tightened outside the victim's house in Shahjahanpur, UP ahead of the verdict.