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Kerala HC shows progressive bent in allowing live-in relationships but protectionist approach infantilises women
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Kerala HC shows progressive bent in allowing live-in relationships but protectionist approach infantilises women

Kerala High Court held that its power to issue writs of habeas corpus cannot be utilised to separate live-in couples, as long as they have attained the age of majority.

Delhi court cites 'Mahomedan law' to absolve man of raping minor
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Delhi court cites 'Mahomedan law' to absolve man of raping minor

A Muslim man has been absolved of charges of illegally confining and raping a minor from the same religion, whom he later married, by a Delhi court which cited the Mahomedan Law that allows a 15-year-old girl to marry against the wishes of her parents