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SC to pronounce verdict on pleas challenging exception clause in rape law

SC likely to give verdict in plea challenging exception in mar...

Section 375 of the IPC, which defines the offence of rape, has an exception clause that says intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years, is not rape. New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a ... Zee News, 1 week ago

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No bail for disgraced ex-minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati

A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of former Samajwadi Party minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati, currently under arrest for rape. Judge Justice Uma Shanker Sharma rejected his ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Marriage is not an exemption to protect children from sexual offences: Supreme Court  Zee News1 month ago POCSO cannot be invoked for raping adult with child-like brain: Supreme Court  DNA2 months ago POCSO can't be invoked for rape of adult with child-like  DNA2 months ago

Rapist to be tried as per bio age, not mental age, of survivor: SC

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Protection of Child against Sexual Offences Act 2012 (POCSO) cannot be invoked to prosecute a man for raping a mentally-challenged adult victim, whose under-developed brain is akin to a child's. A victim's plea to ...
 DNA2 months ago Age of victim under POCSO physical, not mental: SC  Prokerala2 months ago

Two Indian naval sailors court-martialled, sentenced for sexual offence

[India], Aug. 02 (ANI): The Indian Navy on Wednesday court-martialled two naval sailors after finding them guilty of sexual offences, sentencing them to rigorous imprisonment for 15 years and 12 years respectively. A case of alleged sexual offence by these ...
 Sify2 months ago Navy sailors convicted for raping minor  Deccan Herald2 months ago Indian Navy court martials two sailors for raping minor  DNA2 months ago

50% population feels unsafe due to rise in sex crimes:Court

Fifty per cent of the population in the city feels unsafe due to rise in cases of sexual offences against women, a Delhi court has observed while refusing to set aside jail term of a convict in a sexual harassment case. A rise in such cases has led to a ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Aadhaar Act contravenes right to life and personal liberty

Aadhaar-related schemes and the Aadhaar Act exist on the assumption that Right to Privacy is not a Fundamental Right. The SC's verdict has totally demolished this flawed assumption, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The fourth in a 7-part series. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/   Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States, had written in 1787 that 'if once people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, Congress and assemblies, judges and governors shall become ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

SC criminalises sex with under-18 wife, can attract jail term from 10 years to life

The Supreme Court judgement criminalising sexual intercourse by a man with his minor wife can attract a jail term of 10 years under the India Penal Code or even a life term under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
 DNA6 days ago Supreme Court criminalises sex with wife under 18, but remains silent on marital rape: 10 facts  DNA1 week ago Sex with minor wife above 15 could be prosecuted for rape, SC rules  Deccan Herald1 week ago Sex with wife between 15-18 years is rape: SC  Rediff.com1 week ago
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Woman booked for sexually assaulting 17-yr-old boy in Goa

The Goa Police has booked a woman at Mapusa town near here for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy who was staying at her place. As per a complaint filed by the boys parents earlier this week, the 29-year-old woman sexually assaulted the boy ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago Septuagenarian jailed for sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl  Business Standard3 weeks ago 4-year-old girl 'sexually assaulted' in Bengaluru school  Business Standard1 month ago 17-year-old sexually assaulted  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Criminalising marital rape will destabilise marriage: govt

Marital rape cannot be made a criminal offence as it could become a phenomenon which may destabilise the institution of marriage and an easy tool for harassing the husbands, government today submitted before the Delhi High Court. The Centre, in an affidavit ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Criminalising marital rape will weaken marriage, says Centre in affidavit  Rediff.com1 month ago Why marital rape should be criminalised  Rediff.com1 month ago Marital rape: SC to hear plea to criminalise it  Sify1 month ago

Ryan murder: Child couldn't cry for help due to slashed nerve

Doctor who conducted the post-mortem says the child was not sexually assaulted and died of excessive bleeding. The seven-year-old boy found murdered inside Ryan International School in Gurugram was not sexually assaulted and died of excessive bleeding, the doctor who conducted the post-mortem said on Tuesday. In a related development, the Bombay high court granted interim protection from arrest to Ryan International Group's founding chairman Augustine Pinto ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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