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Merely being in love doesn’t count as consent for sex, rules Kerala high court

  • The Kerala high court said there is a massive difference between consent and submission, and helplessness in the face of compulsion cannot be seen as the victim’s consent for sexual intercourse.
The hearing was on an appeal by one Syam Sivan, 26, who was convicted and subsequently sentenced by a trial court under multiple sections of the IPC, including section 376 that deals with rape. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The hearing was on an appeal by one Syam Sivan, 26, who was convicted and subsequently sentenced by a trial court under multiple sections of the IPC, including section 376 that deals with rape. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 08:15 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

'Unmarried girls in India don't have physical relationship unless..': Court

It is the girl who is always at the receiving end because it is she who runs the risk of being pregnant, the court said in a recent judgment denying bail to an accused. 
Men can not plead consent and laugh all the way to home, the order said, 
Men can not plead consent and laugh all the way to home, the order said, 
Published on Aug 14, 2021 10:36 PM IST
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School reopening: Parents to send consent by Sept 15

The Chandigarh education department has directed schools to get feedback from parents by September 15 regarding sending their children to schools once they reopen on September 21. Officials said that students of Class 9 and above will be allowed to come to school to only take guidance from teachers, but classes will not resume.
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Updated on Sep 12, 2020 11:31 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Parents’ consent a must for children attending school from Sept 21

Students of classes 9 to 12 can go to school voluntarily for guidance from their teachers, subject to the written consent of their parents/guardians
Latest Union home ministry guidelines permit states and UTs to call 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work from September 21.(HT Photo)
Latest Union home ministry guidelines permit states and UTs to call 50% of teaching and non-teaching staff for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work from September 21.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2020 10:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Shopkeepers dig up road without getting consent, MC stops construction work

The shopkeepers have been directed to repair the portion of the road, which had been dug up for putting up wells.
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Updated on Sep 06, 2020 11:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | ByHT correspondent, Ludhiana

Wife’s consent, ceremony proof must for adoptions: Supreme Court

Section 7 of the Act says that a male Hindu person can adopt a son or daughter only if his wife gives the consent.
Supreme Court(Sunil Saxena/HT file photo)
Supreme Court(Sunil Saxena/HT file photo)
Updated on Mar 09, 2020 03:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

SC dismisses CBI plea against Punjab withdrawing consent to probe sacrilege cases

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Published on Feb 20, 2020 11:04 PM IST
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Bidita Bag’s powerful statement against sexual crimes as she poses in torn clothes: ‘Hair, makeup, wardrobe by man who said consent not his style’

Expressing her anger over the horrendous statement, ‘when rape is inevitable lie back and enjoy it’, Bidita Bag posed with scratches and in torn clothes.
Bidita Bag makes a strong statement against rape, champions the cause of consent in a new video.
Bidita Bag makes a strong statement against rape, champions the cause of consent in a new video.
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 12:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Notice, consent, privacy: Why we need to do better

A user’s interaction with privacy policies faces many blocks. The most basic is the barrier of accessibility.
Each time a person clicks the “I agree” button she has presumably conducted a reasoned trade-off between her desired level of privacy and the value being derived from the service in question.(AP)
Each time a person clicks the “I agree” button she has presumably conducted a reasoned trade-off between her desired level of privacy and the value being derived from the service in question.(AP)
Published on Aug 21, 2019 08:33 AM IST
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BySmriti Parsheera

‘Don’t shave patient’s beard without consent’:Doc

The alleged incident came to light after Ummat Foundation wrote to the hospital dean and municipal corporator Rais Shaikh that a 38-year-old man was told that his beard had to be shaved before he underwent lower limb surgery.
Shaikh said he raised the issue with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) health department and mentioned the religious significance of the beard.(HT Photo)
Shaikh said he raised the issue with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) health department and mentioned the religious significance of the beard.(HT Photo)
Published on May 14, 2019 04:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

JD-S leader Danish Ali joins Mayawati’s BSP ahead of LS polls; ‘with consent’, says Kumaraswamy

Senior JD-S leader Danish Ali joined the Bahujan Samaj Party ahead of parliamentary polls. Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy tweeted that the arrangement was a thoughtful decision taken by the two parties.
JD-S leader Danish Ali joined the BSP on Saturday in Lucknow ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.(ANI)
JD-S leader Danish Ali joined the BSP on Saturday in Lucknow ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.(ANI)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 05:14 PM IST
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After Andhra Pradesh, Mamata Banerjee puts up ‘no entry’ sign for CBI in West Bengal

The move is seen to be triggered by perceptions in the two states ruled by opposition parties who have frequently accused the CBI of acting at the behest of the BJP-led national coalition at the centre.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses Martyr’s Day rally in Kolkata on Tuesday. (PTI photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses Martyr’s Day rally in Kolkata on Tuesday. (PTI photo)
Updated on Nov 16, 2018 10:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | BySumanta Ray Chaudhuri

Children’s Day: How parents can teach kids about consent in the age of MeToo

November 14 is Children’s Day. As the #MeToo conversations take over the internet, we look at how parents can help their children understand what consent means, because they’re never too young.
Teach kids that they are the bosses of their own bodies, and they have a say in who touches them. (Shutterstock)
Teach kids that they are the bosses of their own bodies, and they have a say in who touches them. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 14, 2018 01:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySanya Panwar

#MeToo in Bollywood: This is why I got consent recorded before the rape scene, reveals Dalip Tahil

Veteran film and television actor Dalip Tahil talks about how the most vulnerable in the entertainment industry have been exploited for decades, and how, 25 years ago, he opposed a film director who wanted to shoot a rape scene without telling the female actor anything beforehand.
Actor Dalip Tahil has been a part of Bollywood for almost four decades now, and says that he has seen much exploitation.
Actor Dalip Tahil has been a part of Bollywood for almost four decades now, and says that he has seen much exploitation.
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 05:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByRishabh Suri, New Delhi

MeToo: How to talk to your child about sexual assault and consent

#MeToo: It may be a trending topic right now, but sexual abuse is something parents should be talking about with their children all the time.
#MeToo: What you can do to help ensure the next generation knows better. (Instagram)
#MeToo: What you can do to help ensure the next generation knows better. (Instagram)
Updated on Oct 22, 2018 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySanya Panwar

AAP MLA Sukhpal Khaira refuses consent to disclose his degree, info panel overrules

An RTI applicant had sought details of Khaira’s educational qualifications but were not provided by DAV College, Chandigarh.
The denial of permission by Khaira to disclose his educational qualifications and degree was overruled by information commissioner Divya Prakash Sinha who directed Chandigarh DAV college to disclose the records.(HT Photo)
The denial of permission by Khaira to disclose his educational qualifications and degree was overruled by information commissioner Divya Prakash Sinha who directed Chandigarh DAV college to disclose the records.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 09:19 AM IST
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Govt teams work overtime to seek farmers’ consent for Jewar airport

Last week, the district administration had revised the deadline to get consent to September 6.
Land for the proposed international airport project at Jewar in Greater Noida on Monday. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Land for the proposed international airport project at Jewar in Greater Noida on Monday. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2018 06:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Greater Noida | ByVinod Rajput

51% owners’ consent enough for redeveloping old buildings in Maharashtra

The rates for consent from owners have been slashed from 100%. Experts said move will reduce delays in projects.
The move will benefit 11,000 housing societies in Mumbai(Representational photo)
The move will benefit 11,000 housing societies in Mumbai(Representational photo)
Updated on Sep 04, 2018 12:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySwapnil Rawal, Mumbai

Woman can withdraw consent for mutual divorce given in front of a mediator: Bombay HC

Consent terms signed before a mediator will not have a binding effect until the family court passes a formal judgment and decree on the basis of the same, the court ruled
Updated on May 25, 2018 11:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai

Patient’s valid consent is a must for surgeries: State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission

The State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) ruled while dealing with a complaint of medical negligence.
The commission was hearing a complaint of a patient who claimed a doctor did not take the his consent before operating on him.(Shutterstock/Picture for Representational purpose)
The commission was hearing a complaint of a patient who claimed a doctor did not take the his consent before operating on him.(Shutterstock/Picture for Representational purpose)
Published on May 04, 2018 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah, Mumbai

SC wants security for Karnataka woman forced into marriage without her consent

The woman has also sought striking down of certain provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act on the grounds that the consent of the bride or the groom has not been made mandatory in the law.
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married off without her consent(AFP)
The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married off without her consent(AFP)
Updated on Apr 11, 2018 11:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha, New Delhi
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