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Delhi government opposes criminalisation of marital rape in HC, says it is 'already an offence'
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Delhi government opposes criminalisation of marital rape in HC, says it is 'already an offence'

The AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape, saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.

HC says ridiculing wife's cooking is not cruelty: Here are some of the other cruel observations
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HC says ridiculing wife's cooking is not cruelty: Here are some of the other cruel observations

Taunting a wife and ridiculing her lacking of English speaking skills don't amount to cruelty under law, says a recent Bombay High Court ruling granting bail to a man charged with the abetment of suicide and showing cruelty to his wife.

Activists on SC ruling: Why single out dowry abuse law as case of misuse?
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Activists on SC ruling: Why single out dowry abuse law as case of misuse?

The Supreme Court judgment directing the police not to “automatically” arrest the accused in dowry harassment cases has sparked strong reactions from women’s rights activists who believe this ‘dilution’ will only make majority of the women who are facing harassment more vulnerable.