section 497

SECTION 497 AND THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

The word adultery originates from the Latin word “adulterium”. Adultery is supposed to be a consensual sexual act between a married person and another person with an irrelevant marital status. It is prohibited by almost all religious groups, cultures and is considered as inexcusable on the basis of morality as well. Adultery according to the […]

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SUPREME COURT- On Monday will decide if Convicts in 2012 Nirbhaya Gang Rape Will Hang

The SC on Monday will decide on the appeal of four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya Gang Rape case about the capital punishment. The summit court had in May 2017 maintained capital punishment against the four in the 2012 case that shook the country. The Delhi High Court had granted Akshay, Pawan, Vinay Sharma and […]

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Danish woman rape case

HIGH COURT- Justice to Danish Woman Rape Case

Last week, Delhi High Court upheld the judgement of life imprisonment of five convicts for raping and robbing a Danish woman in Delhi on January 14, 2014. Justice was given to the woman in Danish Woman Rape Case. The bench, comprising Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta, rejecting the appeals, filed by convicts, charged of gang […]

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Amendment of POCSO Act

Amendment of POCSO Act: death penalty to rapist

Amidst the national wide indignation over the gang-rape of eight-year-old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, Union cabinet, according to reports, has approved the ordinance of Amendment of POCSO Act, 2012 and promulgated to amend the punishment in the case of rape of minor, below 12 years of age. The present amendment would provide the […]

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Sexual Assault

BLOG- Indian System Makes It Hard for Women With Disabilities to Report Sexual Assault

A report distributed by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that ladies and young ladies with various handicaps confront the high danger of sexual assault in India and think that it’s harder to escape from vicious circumstances because of constrained versatility. The report titled ‘Undetectable Victims of Sexual Violence: Access to Justice for Women […]

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SC guidelines on sexual harassment

NEWS- Government said that Collegium did not follow SC guidelines on sexual harassment cases

The Supreme Court collegium had slighted a grievance of lewd behaviour made by a lady legal officer against her predominant while considering his name for rising to the Karnataka High Court on two events, senior government functionaries said today. Dismissing Justice J Chelameswar’s current charge that the official was slowing down the legal’s proposals on […]

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