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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Ireland’s Abortion Referendum: Yes wins with 66.4%

  Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removing a developing life or fetus before it can make due outside the uterus. A premature birth that happens unexpectedly is otherwise called a miscarriage. A fetus removal might be caused deliberately and is then called an induced abortion, or less often, “induced miscarriage”. At the […]

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Zero FIR

BLOG- ZERO FIR: A Brief Overview

What is ZERO FIR? As per the Sec 154 of Criminal procedure Code, every Police officer is law-bound to register the First Information Report of any cognizable offence committed, irrespective of the jurisdiction in which the offence was committed. When a cognizable offence is reported, the police officer registering the case forthwith starts the investigation, […]

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husband's salary

HIGH COURT- Wife is Entitled to Know the husband’s salary

The Madhya Pradesh High Court, on May 15, 2018, upheld the order of Central Information Commission while observing that a wife is entitled to know husband’s salary. The petition was filed by the wife, seeking maintenance from her husband, alleging that her husband being a high and reputed officer in Telecommunication Department (BSNL) drawing salary […]

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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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UNNAO RAPE CASE

UNNAO RAPE CASE- Not arresting rape accused BJP MLA Sengar is breach of law says Legal Experts

In the Unnao Rape Case, the FIR has been lodged and the MLA his brother and others are arrested, the victim and her family are given police protection but they are still suffering because of power and the money power of the other party, i.e. MLA. The choice of the Uttar Pradesh police not to […]

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