Criminalisation

Marital rape criminalisation: Appeal filed in SC against Delhi HC's split verdict

The appeal has been filed by Khushboo Saifi, one of the petitioners before the high court which on May 11 had delivered a split verdict on the issue.

published on : 17th May 2022

Split views: What Delhi High Court judges said on marital rape

A bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher and Justice C Hari Shankar delivered a split verdict on petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape.

published on : 12th May 2022

No more time to Centre for replying on marital rape pleas

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected Centre’s request for more time to respond to petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape and reserved its verdict in the case.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Marital rape worst sexual violence against women: Petitioners in Delhi High Court

The court was hearing a batch of petitions seeking criminalisation of marital rape.

published on : 8th January 2022

Centre to decriminalise stubble burning: Union Agriculture Minister

Amid continuing farmer protests, the government has acceded to their demand of decriminalising stubble burning.

published on : 28th November 2021

Section 377: SC to refer plea seeking decriminalisation of homosexuality to larger bench

The Delhi HC struck down the law criminalising consensual same-sex relationships in 2009 but the top court overturned the decision in 2014, asking Parliament to bring a law.

published on : 8th January 2018