Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicChild marriage

Topic: Child marriage

Don’t misread SC judgment, not all early-age marriages are forced

SC judgment on sex with minor wife should not be interpreted as a tool for parents and community leaders to “tame” rebellious daughters.

After ruling sex with a minor wife as rape, SC needs to examine India’s child abuse law

The clause of the Indian Penal Code that allowed intercourse with married girls between 15 and 18 years was rendered irrelevant by POCSO Act before this decision.

SC resolves age consent issue, but may have opened a can of worms

Will it now be mandatory to report sexual intercourse in child marriage as well?

The court has ruled a marital bedroom is not an inviolable space, but questions remain

If a minor is incapable of grasping the meaning of consent, is she capable of grasping the meaning and implications of marriage? The government has...

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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