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Why punish only men for adultery, asks SC

Why punish only men for adultery, asks SC

In the hearing of a petition challenging Section 497 (Adultery) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre asking why a married woman, who is equally liable for the offence of adultery with a married man who is not her husband, be not punished along with the man.  Under the law, the offence of adultery is criminalised, but only the man is liable for punishment. Further, if the husband of the woman gives his consent for sexual intercourse with ..., 4 days ago

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Max Hospital row: Case registered against the hospital over negligence issue

A case has been registered under section 308 Indian Penal Code (IPC) against Delhi's Max Hospital in connection with medical negligence issue, where a newborn was declared dead along with his still-born twin, was later found alive. Earlier in the day, Union ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago Medical negligence: Max Hospital probe to conclude tomorrow  Sify1 week ago Max Hospital's licence to be cancelled if negligence continues: Delhi Health Minister  Sify1 week ago Medical negligence: Max Hospital terminates services of 2 doctors  Sify1 week ago

With 40 per cent of rape cases, Delhi is the most unsafe city for women

The national capital also reported 38.8 per cent of the total number of crimes under the Indian Penal Code. Delhi, the national capital, is also the crime capital of India. According to the National Crime Records Bureau, Delhi accounts for nearly 40 per cent of rapes reported, 33 per cent of crimes against women and the highest crime rate in 2016.   It also has the dubious distinction of topping the NCRB list in cases of murder, kidnapping and abduction, juveniles in conflict and economic ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago Delhi country's crime capital too, reveals NCRB data  Rediff.com1 week ago Uttar Pradesh, Delhi top crime list in 2016: NCRB  Prokerala1 week ago Delhi tops cities' crime chart: NCRB report  Prokerala1 week ago

Crimes in India in 2016 increased 2.6 per cent: NCRB

Of the total crimes, 29,75,711 are those registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 18,55,804 under Special and Local Laws (SLL), the NCRB data said. New Delhi: Major crimes like rape, kidnappings and abduction, crime against women and crime against ...
 Zee News1 week ago State records 3.4 pc of India's cognizable crimes  The Assam Tribune1 week ago

Govt for criminal action against KSOU ex-VCs

Higher Education Minister Basavaraj Rayareddi said the government was finding ways to take action under Indian Penal Code sections against former vice chancellors of KSOU, K S Rangappa and M G Krishnan. "They are responsible for the KSOU losing recognition, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Bhopal gangrape: NCW urges for strict action against accused  Sify1 month ago Action demanded against Kerala minister for assaulting pregnant woman  Sify1 month ago

School teacher arrested for caning 5-year-old in Hyderabad

The school teacher has been booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Juvenile Justice Act Representational image Hyderabad: The police has arrested a school teacher for allegedly caning a five-year-old student of Sacred Heart ...
 Zee News3 weeks ago Hyderabad: Teacher arrested for caning 5-year-old  Sify3 weeks ago Unable to bear punishments, UP schoolboy kills himself  Prokerala2 months ago Anger in Kolkata after report of 4-yr-old's sexual assault by teachers in school  catchnews.com1 week ago

Sexual harassment of women in public transport, reported to police, up 160% in a year

As many as 315 cases of "insult to modesty of women" (under section 509 of the Indian Penal Code) in public transport were reported in 2015, an increase of 160% over the preceding year, according to government data . Over two years to 2015, 436 such cases, ...
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Woman hatches gruesome plan to replace husband with lover

[India], Dec 11 (ANI): In what could be termed as a gruesome attempt to replace one's husband with her lover, a woman in Telangana's Nagarkurnool killed her husband with her partner's aid, while her partner disfigured his face to purport as her husband. The ...
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Youth found dead in Delhi, police suspect foul play

[India], Dec 10 (ANI): A youth was found hanging in Delhi's Rohini area triggering suspicion of foul play or murder. Delhi's Rohini Police Station had received a phone call from Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar (BSA) Medical College and Hospital regarding the death of ...
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Fortis dengue matter: Haryana govt finds hospital guilty of criminal negligence

[India], Dec 6 (ANI): A committee formed by the Haryana Government has found criminal negligence on the part of Gurugram's Fortis hospital, causing the death of a seven-year-old girl suffering from Dengue. The statement came after a committee of senior ...
 Sify1 week ago Child's death: Haryana govt finds Fortis guilty of criminal negligence  Rediff.com1 week ago
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