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Adultery is no longer a criminal affair

28-09-2018 158 years on, adultery is no longer a criminal affair After Decriminalising Homosexuality, Another Verdict That Takes Law Out Of Bedrooms. But It Can Be A Ground For Divorce: SC Visit: A Site for Devotional Songs: Bhajan, Chalisa Dhananjay.Mahapatra@timesgroup.com New Delhi:The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down as unconstitutional the 158-year-old Section 497 of … Continue reading Adultery is no longer a criminal affair

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Section 497 of IPC be abolished?

Why should Adultery be a Crime at all if it violates Article 14, D Y Chandrachud J. It is very true said that when Consitution give the right of equality, why section 497 of IPC is punishable and applicable to man only.  Not only this, if a husband of women gives his consent to have sex with another person, then … Continue reading Section 497 of IPC be abolished?

Adultery

The Centre has sought dismissal of the petition challenging the vires of Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, informing the Supreme Court that the issue is already being deliberated upon by the Law Commission of India. The Centre's affidavit begins with it demanding the dismissal of the petition, and asserting that Section 497 "supports, … Continue reading Adultery