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TopicDelhi High Court

Topic: Delhi High Court

Delhi HC judgment on marital rape does not acknowledge what women endure in marriages

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‘Can civilised society survive like this,’ Delhi HC objects to religious structures on roads

The bench was hearing a public interest litigation filed by advocate S.D. Windlesh on the construction of two ‘mazars’ in Delhi’s Bhajanpura area.

Milord, marriage isn’t consent for life. But judgment on marital rape is no surprise

The idea that rape by a 'stranger' and 'non-consensual sex' with the wife is different is ridiculous. But that's how India has always seen marriage.

How HC judges differed on marital rape: One said ‘rape is rape’, other said spouses’ sex ‘sacred’

Justices Rajiv Shakdher & C Hari Shankar delivered split verdict on exception to Section 375 of IPC, which exempts husband from prosecution for forcing wife to have intercourse.

Full text of Delhi HC’s split verdict on pleas to criminalise marital rape

The petitions had challenged the constitutionality of the marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC (rape) on the ground that it discriminated against married women.

Delhi HC gives split verdict on marital rape, SC to decide on ‘substantial questions of law’

Justice Shakdher held that the exception for marital rape in IPC is unconstitutional, while Justice Shankar disagreed, saying exception is based on ‘intelligible differentia’.

Fingerprints found at crime scene can’t be matched with Aadhaar data to find criminal, UIDAI says

In affidavit before Delhi HC in case of 2018 robbery and murder, UIDAI says it’s against the Aadhaar Act to use biometric information collected under the law for identifying criminals.

Power ‘diluted’, ‘revenue loss’ — why HC panel flagged national table tennis body’s deal with pvt firm

The Committee of Administrators, in a plea to Delhi HC, claimed the 2015 contract was tilted in favour of the firm & causing pecuniary losses to the Table Tennis Federation of India.

Political nod for pvt foreign trips ‘uncalled for’: Delhi HC quashes MEA order for SC, HC judges

HC also rejected the Centre’s contention that information on judges traveling abroad privately is required so that they can be given requisite assistance in case of an emergency.

Delhi HC reserves judgment on IPC marital rape exception, rejects govt’s plea for deferment

Centre had wanted to wait for comments from states & stakeholders, but matter is now listed for 2 March. Lawyers for all parties told to file written submissions in meantime.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.