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AA Edit | Landmark abortion ruling expands women’s rights

The sweep of the judgment is truly remarkable as the right to access a safe abortion at the hands of licensed medical practitioners is total

01 Oct 2022 12:10 AM

Delhi: HC dismisses plea for making marital rape a ground for divorce

High Court observed that it cannot give a direction to the government to legislate and make laws.

09 Jul 2019 10:23 PM

Marital rape as ground for divorce: SC asks petitioner to approach Delhi HC

A two-judge bench of the Apex Court, asked Kapur to approach the Delhi High court for seeking relief in the case.

01 Jul 2019 1:57 PM

Petition filed in SC seeking direction on registration of marital rape cases

Advocate Kapur's petition is likely to come up before the court next week.

30 Mar 2019 3:47 PM

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rape

The Delhi High Court said that in a marital relationship, both the man and the woman have a right to say no to a physical relationship.

18 Jul 2018 10:41 AM


Marriage doesn’t mean wife is always ready for sex: Delhi high court

The arguments remai-ned inconclusive and will continue on August 8, the next date of hearing.

18 Jul 2018 4:48 AM

Guj HC underlines need to make marital rape ‘illegal or an offence’

Gujarat High Court observed 'destructive attitude' that promotes rape in a marriage can be removed only by making marital rape 'illegal'.

03 Apr 2018 9:17 AM

Sex with wife aged between 15 and 18 not rape? SC verdict tomorrow

When the age of consent was 18 years for 'all purposes', why was such an exception made in the IPC, the SC had asked the Centre.

10 Oct 2017 9:14 PM

Verdict on child marriage laws reserved by top court

The Centre had defended Section 375(2), saying the immunity provision was meant to protect the institution of marriage.

07 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

After privacy ruling, big gender reforms next?

The judgment has ramifications for contentious issues like marital rape, reproductive rights of women and surrogacy.

30 Aug 2017 7:16 PM


Who will stop a husband from raping his wife?

The marital rape exception in the IPC has another grave problem, that of age groups.

28 Aug 2017 3:16 AM

Help those marred by marital rape

Sexual assault is not confined to penetrative sex. It comprises a range of violations.

28 Aug 2017 3:11 AM

Marital rape not penal offence, says Supreme Court

It also asked whether the court could intervene to protect the rights of such married girls who may be sexually exploited by their spouses.

10 Aug 2017 3:03 AM

Are men in India culturally superior: Delhi HC on marital rape

The court, thereafter, asked the Centre how many nations had laws against marital rape and listed the matter for next hearing on July 18.

16 May 2017 10:29 AM

Marital rape addressed in strongly worded viral video

It highlights how unreal it is for society to understand the concept of rape in a marriage.

26 Apr 2017 4:30 PM


Raveena Tandon breaks down

The experience of working in the film has left Raveena so shaken that she even had a tough time dubbing for her lines.

27 Mar 2017 12:09 AM