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Nov 25, 2016
Adultery vis-a-vis cruelty: Is the Supreme Court lenient when it comes to husbands?The Supreme Court ignored the fact that at the time of his wife’s death, the accused was in fact in the village of the person he was alleged to be in an extra-marital affair with.
Sep 02, 2016
Sandeep Kumar scandal: Shed no tears for the AAP MLA's wife, even law on adultery can't help herAdultery law in India is one of the most regressive laws and goes against everything women’s movement has ever fought for — dignity, individuality and the basic right to be treated as human beings.
Jul 01, 2016
Section 497 and 498 of the IPC on adultery laws are dusty Victorian remnantsThese patriarchal ideas are somewhat prevalent in those who decide what the law is, whether it will stand the test of constitutional scrutiny, and how it is to be enforced. If these sections (497 and 498) are used at all, it is a problem.
Jun 13, 2016
Dutch woman reports rape; court in Qatar responds by convicting and finingA Doha court Monday convicted a Dutch woman of adultery and handed her a one-year suspended sentence after she reported being raped while on holiday in Qatar.
Oct 19, 2015
Maldives woman convicted for adultery wins reprieve from death by stoningThe Maldives' highest court has overturned an unprecedented sentence of death by stoning for a woman convicted of adultery, a crime in the Muslim island nation, media reports said Monday.
Feb 26, 2015
South Korean court abolishes law that made adultery illegalSouth Korea's Constitutional Court has abolished a 62-year-old law that bans extramarital affairs after ruling that the law suppresses personal freedoms.
Nov 28, 2014
China: Alleged 'adultery' gets two women officials sacked from Communist PartyFor the first time, China's ruling Communist Party has sacked two women officials for committing "adultery" and ordered the arrest of one of them for bribery.
Oct 31, 2014
Booked under Section 377: Bangalore techie's story gets extra punch thanks to outdated lawA repeal or reading down of Section 377 will not miraculously remove the social stigma around homosexuality and what consenting adults do in their bedrooms. But it certainly plays its part in giving a sort of official stamp of approval on that stigma.
Oct 22, 2014
Syria man stones daughter to death in an Islamic State videoIn a video posted by the Islamic State on Tuesday, an elderly Syrian man is shown to have taken part in stoning his daughter to death for alleged adultery.
Jan 16, 2014
Five lessons all our politicians learn from the Tharoor-Pushkar episodeAdultery is old news, but politicians have to live by a different standard. Maybe those who stay single are the wisest of them all.