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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)
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

Marital rape law: Why petitioners challenged exception under IPC in Delhi HC

On Wednesday, Justice Rajiv Shakdher favoured striking down the marital rape exception, while Justice C Hari Shankar said the exception under the IPC is not unconstitutional and was based on an intelligible differentia.

The Delhi High Court delivers a split verdict on the issue of criminalisation of marital rape.(File)
The Delhi High Court delivers a split verdict on the issue of criminalisation of marital rape.(File)
Updated on May 11, 2022 03:51 PM IST

Centre, states asked to reply to proposals for greater physical literacy 

In his submission,  amicus curiae Sankaranarayanan said physical literacy is not just about sports, but it's about knowing own body and staying fit throughout one's life.

The bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and BR Gavai listed the matter for further hearing after two weeks.(File)
The bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and BR Gavai listed the matter for further hearing after two weeks.(File)
Updated on Apr 26, 2022 01:27 AM IST

Can’t penalise parties for unkept election promises: Allahabad high court

The petition, filed by Khurshidurehman S Rehman, sought registration of a criminal case against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for allegedly failing to fulfil the promises made by then party president Amit Shah during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

The petition, filed by Khurshidurehman S Rehman, sought registration of a criminal case against the BJP for allegedly failing to fulfil the promises made by then party president Amit Shah during the 2014 LS elections(File photo. Representative image)
The petition, filed by Khurshidurehman S Rehman, sought registration of a criminal case against the BJP for allegedly failing to fulfil the promises made by then party president Amit Shah during the 2014 LS elections(File photo. Representative image)
Updated on Mar 18, 2022 08:36 AM IST
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