High Court asks Centre to say ‘Yes or No’ as deliberation on the issue is endless
The counsel for petitioners, a 12-year-old girl and another, submitted that presently vaccination is being administered to only children of 15-17 years of age.
Is it fair to deny married woman right to call rape by husband a rape, asks amicus in Delhi High Court
The Delhi government has told the court that marital rape was already covered as a 'crime of cruelty' under IPC.
Delhi High Court upholds 5-year jail term to man for attempting to murder wife, mother-in-law with axe
The judge observed that one of the victims was hit on a vital part of her body, face, and therefore the intention of the appellant to commit murder was evident.
Government must vaccinate elderly, ailing persons against COVID-19 at the earliest: Delhi High Court
The court listed the matter for further hearing on January 20, after the Delhi government counsel sought time to seek instructions.
Justice Shankar opined that the expectation of sex in the case of a marital relationship was not the same as in the instance of a sex worker.
Provisions under section 375 (rape) of the IPC exempt sexual intercourse by a man with his wife from the offence of rape, provided the wife is above 15 years of age.
Delhi HC asks Centre to respond to plea challenging assumed absolute discretion of Muslim man to give divorce to wife
The woman said such type of discretion allegedly practiced by Muslim husband to give divorce to wife without any reason is misuse of process.
Irrespective of marital status, every woman has right to say no to non-consensual sex: Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court said the rationale and the thrust is that a relationship cannot be put on different pedestal as a woman remains a woman.
The AAP government had earlier stated that there was a complete misconception that fair price shops would cease to exist on implementation of the scheme.
The Centre also submitted that cannabinoids are not a first-line treatment and cautioned against the huge risk of diversion of cannabis for non-medical use.
The judge said that in his prima facie opinion, concerns surrounding misuse were not relevant to deciding the issue of criminalising marital rape.
Advocate Bharati Raju, representing the Centre, said according to the December 29 report, the youth has tested positive for Omicron and the Delhi government was managing the whole scenario.
Considering that the FIR pertained to the year 2016, the court, however, requested the trial court concerned to expedite the proceedings.
The court in its order said, "It appears that the suit was for publicity. Plaintiff Juhi Chawla circulated the link of the hearing on social media which created the disruption thrice."