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New Delhi (India), Oct 31 (ANI): Even after the Supreme Court has decriminalised adultery and homosexuality in separate judgements, the Indian Army on Thursday said it will continue to treat these issues as "punishable offences".
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Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], May 6 (ANI): Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei on Sunday said that the country will not impose death penalty on those convicted of gay sex and adultery in an apparent bid to temper global backlash following its rollout of strict new Islamic laws last month.
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Bandar Seri Begawan [Brunei], Apr 3 (ANI): Brunei on Wednesday announced to enact a stern new penal code under which adultery and gay sex will be punishable by stoning to death, and amputations as a punishment for theft.
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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.
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New Delhi [India], Jan 10 (ANI): The Indian Army is a "conservative" force and adultery and homosexuality are "not acceptable", Army Chief General Bipin Rawat asserted despite these being decriminalised by the Supreme Court.
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New Delhi [India], Sept 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of India on Thursday while striking down the law on adultery - Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 497 - said that treating it as an offence would tantamount to punishing people who are unhappy in marital relationships.
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
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
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New Delhi (India), Aug 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on Sec 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code while observing that infidelity is the cause of breaking up of royal marriages.