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Evening brief: Why petitioners challenged constitutionality of marital rape

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The Delhi High Court delivers a split verdict on the issue of criminalisation of marital rape. (File)
Published on May 11, 2022 04:46 PM IST

‘Half-hearted reply an injustice’: Centre asks time in marital rape hearing

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta, who appeared for the Centre, said that the issue should not be seen from a “microscopic angle” and several considerations would be considered by the government while formulating its stand.

The Delhi High Court gave the Centre 10 days to clarify its position.(Representational Image)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 02:04 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Marriage exception in rape law an instrument of oppression, HC told

The high court is hearing PILs by NGOs RIT Foundation, All India Democratic Women’s Association and two individuals who have sought striking down the exception in the Indian law, saying that it discriminated against married women being sexually assaulted by their husbands.

The exception in Section 375 IPC decriminalizes marital rape and mandates that sexual intercourse by a man with his wife, the wife not being under fifteen years of age, is not rape.
Published on Jan 21, 2022 04:25 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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