Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], March 28 (ANI): Homosexuality and adultery will be punishable by death in the south-east Asian nation of Brunei after a new law proposing the same will come into effect from next week.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi, [India], Sept.27 (ANI): Congress leader and former Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar on Thursday said that decriminalising adultery is in tune with the spirit of times.
New Delhi [India], Sept 27 (ANI): Congress leader Renuka Choudhary on Thursday hailed Supreme Court's verdict of scraping of the pre-Independence provision of adultery in the Indian Penal Code (IPC). However, she felt more clarity was needed.
New Delhi [India], Sep 27 (ANI): Hailing the Supreme Court's verdict on adultery, Raj Kallishwaram, the lawyer of the petitioner in the case, on Thursday said that the top court struck down the penal provision to maintain the human dignity.
New Delhi [India], Sept 27 (ANI): Terming the two laws on adultery – Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 497 -- as unconstitutional and a colonial rule, the Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the two sections. While decriminalising adultery, the court also struck down section 1
Updated : 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 27 (ANI): In a majority judgement, the Supreme Court on Thursday decriminalised adultery by striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), terming it unconstitutional. The court observed that mere adultery cannot be a crime unless it attracts the scope of
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday started hearing a petition seeking to make men and women equally liable under the offence of adultery, under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): In the hearing of a petition challenging Section 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre asking why a married woman who is equally liable for the offence of adultery with a married man, who is