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SC Issues Notice On Centre’s Plea Seeking Criminalisation Of Adultery For Armed Forces

Jan 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The move comes after the Centre filed a plea requesting the court that the 2018 judgement which decriminalised adultery under the Indian Penal Code be unapplicable to the armed forces.

Karnataka Teen Girl Exposes Father's Extra-Marital Affair While Taking Online Classes

Dec 08, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Adultery shatters 18-year-old marriage in Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district in Karnataka.

Dubai's Princess Haya Paid £1.2M To Keep Affair With Bodyguard Secret

Princess Haya is the sixth wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and is said to have 'seduced' the 37-year-old Russell Flowers.

Brunei Implements Stoning To Death For Gay Sex, Adultery

Apr 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

In Brunei, adultery and gay sex are now punishable by death by stoning.

SC Verdict On Homosexuality, Adultery Unacceptable To Christians: Church Body

"Legalising of such acts (homosexuality and adultery) is extremely detestable and unacceptable to the Christians under any circumstances," a statement by NBCC said.

30 September, 2018

India- A Country Of Smug Adulterers, Proud Gays, Menstruating Devotees And Men Barred From Verbal Divorce

Antara Dev Sen

Chhi chhi! Do we have no shame at all? Is this the country we want to bring up our children in?

27 September, 2018

Decriminalisation Of Adultery – A Setback To The Institution Of Marriage In India

Abha Singh

While the SC judgment is bound to have a far-reaching impact upon marriages in India, the adverse fallout cannot be ignored.

27 September, 2018

SC Verdict On Adultery Will Encourage People On Illegitimate Relationship: Activists

Outlook Web Bureau

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra unanimously struck down Section 497 of the IPC dealing with the offence of adultery, holding it manifestly arbitrary, archaic and violative of the rights to equality and equal opportunity to women.

27 September, 2018

How Husbands Accused Wives Of Adultery: Five Cases From The Past

Outlook Web Bureau

The Supreme Court on Thursday declared that adultery is not a crime, saying the colonial-era anti-adultery law treated women as "chattel of husbands".

27 September, 2018

Explainer: What Is Adultery Law And Section 497 Of IPC

Outlook Web Bureau

A five-judge Constitution bench was unanimous in holding Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), dealing with the offence of adultery, as unconstitutional and struck down the penal provision.

27 September, 2018

‘Adultery Dents Individuality Of Women’: Top Quotes By Supreme Court

Outlook Web Bureau

Adultery should not be a criminal offence: CJI.


27 September, 2018

'Husband Is Not Master Of Woman': SC Says Adultery Not A Crime

Outlook Web Bureau

CJI says it's time to say husband is not the master of woman.

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A tractor at work at the construction site of the Central Vista project, in New Delhi.

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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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Doctors release a health advisory during an awareness campaign against air pollution to mark National Pollution Control Day, in Kolkata.

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Rashtriya Janata Dal MLA Bhai Virendra and BJP MLA Sanjay Saravgi go for compromise in the presence of Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav and Deputy CM Tarkishor Prasad following a verbal spat between...

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