Army approaches MoD to ensure homosexuality and adultery remain punishable offences

The Supreme Court in two historic judgements decriminalised homosexuality and adultery in 2018.

published on : 31st October 2019

Thai king fires 'bedroom section' royal guards for 'adultery'

Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 67, ordered the dismissal of two male guards from the "bedroom section", the Royal Gazette announced late Tuesday.

published on : 30th October 2019

Adultery law unconstitutional, denudes woman of sexual autonomy: Justice Chandrachud

Chandrachud said that sexuality of a woman, which was a definitive expression of identity, was part of her inviolable core and neither the state, nor the institution of marriage could disparage it.

published on : 27th September 2018

SC verdict on adultery will give license to people to have illegitimate relationships: Activists

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal said decriminalising adultery completely is just going to add to the pain of women in the country.

published on : 27th September 2018

SC's adultery verdict strong, progressive on gender equality: Women lawyers

Senior advocate Rebecca John and lawyers Aishwarya Bhati and Menaka Guruswamy, termed as correct the apex court's observation that the adultery law dented the individuality of women.

published on : 27th September 2018

Adultery law verdict: Here are top 7 takeaways from the SC judgement

The Supreme Court struck down the adultery law, saying it was unconstitutional. Here are the top 7 takeaways from the judgement.

published on : 27th September 2018

Supreme Court verdict on adultery welcomed by lawyers, activists

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was unanimous in striking down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code dealing with the offence of adultery.

published on : 27th September 2018

Supreme Court decriminalises adultery, says husband not master of wife

CJI, who wrote the judgement for himself and Justice Khanwilkar, said adultery dents the individuality of women and it is not a crime in countries like China, Japan and Australia.

published on : 27th September 2018