Latest News on Section 498a
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Oct 13, 2017
SC to review its own order restricting automatic arrests in dowry cases, says judgment went against women’s rightsThe Supreme Court on Friday said that it will review its July order diluting the anti-dowry law and added that it won't allow the legislation to become meaningless
Aug 22, 2017
Womens' groups petition NCW, alleges dilution of Section 498A of IPC on domestic violenceA group of women's organisations petitioned National Commission for Women on alleged dilution of Section 498A that deals with domestic violence by SC and the government
Jul 29, 2017
Domestic violence: Supreme Court verdict on Section 498A puts family honour over women's rightsBy creating the Family Welfare Committee, the Supreme Court has created one more layer between the victim and the justice system, and as a result, her access to justice is compromised.
Jul 28, 2017
BJP MP calls for amendment of dowry law, calls it a 'tool for harassment of men'A BJP member in Lok Sabha demanded amendment in the dowry law, dubbing it as "legal terrorism" and claiming that it has become a tool for harassment of men
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.
Oct 02, 2016
Indians must take back control of the narrative about ourselves from alien handsA complete and thorough reform of Education needs to occur, starting at the primary level. In other words, we must take back control of the narrative about ourselves from alien hands.
Mar 25, 2015
Flipside of dowry law: Men recall how Section 498(A) is unfairly used against themThe Supreme Court has said in a recent order that Section 498A has "dubious place of pride amongst the provisions that are used as a weapon rather than a shield by disgruntled wives".
Sep 20, 2014
Daawat-e-Ishq review: Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur's film is so not deliciousFirst things first. Daawat-e-Ishq is not a new film.
Jul 03, 2014
SC says no to automatic arrests under 'misused' anti-dowry lawThe SC said that the police will have to furnish reasons and materials which necessitated the arrest before a magistrate under provisions of anti-dowry law.