Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicSection 498A

Topic: Section 498A

Allahabad HC’s sweeping order in dowry case shows why women don’t get justice against cruelty

In a case of cruelty and dowry harassment, the Allahabad High Court rebuked the woman for the graphical description of the allegations and said decent expressions should be used.

‘Every matrimonial case exaggerated’ — Allahabad HC wants to curb ‘misuse’ of anti-dowry law

Justice Rahul Chaturvedi Monday issued guidelines to prevent 'misuse' of IPC Section 498A, including two-month 'cooling period' after FIR when husband and kin can't be arrested.

Statements of rape, sexual abuse victims shouldn’t be taken at face value: Bar Council head

Bar Council of India chairman says relying on woman's statement alone goes against spirit of justice. Comment comes in wake of sexual harassment charges against CJI Gogoi.  

Woman abused by husband can file 498A complaint at place where they seek refuge: SC

Supreme Court makes it clear that the complaint need not be filed at the place where husband's home is located.  

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.