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Aug 08, 2018
Supreme Court reserves verdict on pleas challenging constitutional validity of adultery lawEarlier in the day, the apex court had asked the Centre "what public good" the penal law on adultery served as it provided that no offence would be made if the husband of a woman approves an adulterous relationship.
Aug 08, 2018
Supreme Court questions Centre's stand on defending adultery law, asks what public good does Section 497 serveThe Supreme Court asked the Centre "what public good" the penal law on adultery served as it provides that no offence would be made if the husband of a woman approves the adulterous relationship.
Aug 02, 2018
Supreme Court calls adultery provision in IPC a 'peculiar law', says it fails test of arbitrariness“Both parties in adultery derive the benefit of the act. Despite that, one is treated as a victim and another punished. There is no rationality in it. The provision is a reflection of the times it was drafted," Chief Justice Dipak Misra observed.
Jul 11, 2018
Centre opposes plea that seeks to charge women under adultery, says law safeguards institution of marriageThe Centre on Wednesday filed an affidavit opposing a Public Interest Litigtion (PIL) that seeks to make men and women equally liable for the crime of adultery under Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, media reports said.