Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicAdultery

Topic: Adultery

Adultery, homosexuality maybe legal but in Army it’s unbecoming conduct & will be penalised

Outgoing Adjutant General Lt Gen. Ashwani Kumar says Army Act doesn’t specifically deal with adultery but under ‘Unbecoming Conduct’, a soldier can be punished for various offences.

Does women’s liberation mean adultery? How Aparna Sen differed from Satyajit Ray

Ray’s 1980 film Pikoo and Sen’s 1983 film Paroma treated adultery very differently and only one was unapologetic about it.

In post-Section 377 world, military can still punish what it calls ‘unbecoming conduct’

Armed forces can and must continue to enforce their higher moral standards to maintain discipline.

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam took on adultery way before Supreme Court did

Abrar Alvi’s 1962 film Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam made way for a fearless and gutsy Meena Kumari.

Govt: Adultery is a crime. Supreme Court: What public good will adultery law serve?

Adultery is a crime because it damages marriage as an institution and family, govt tells the court.

India not only doesn’t want to scrap Victorian adultery law, it wants women included too

The adultery law does not exclude women to supposedly 'protect' them, but to deny them an equal right in a marriage.

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Quad has a sea of challenges. Navy can take cue from a Maratha admiral who sank English ships

Even though Kanhoji’s navy held its own against the English and Portuguese, its fleet never truly modernised. Indian Navy could learn from his tale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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