Marital Rape
India  /  Published 17.01.23

Centre buys time in court on marital rape

The bench, which included Justices P.S. Narasimha and J.B. Pardiwala, asked the Union government to file its counter-affidavit by February 15 and posted the matter for further hearing to March 21...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.01.23

Marital rape: SC notice to Centre

The Delhi high court on May 11, last year had delivered a split verdict on the issue...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.11.22

Non-consensual sex: Delhi LG's take

It will also remove the discrepancy between the POCSO Act, which is applicable to offences against anyone up till 18 years and prevailing provisions of IPC...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.09.22

Marital rape: SC seeks Centre's reply

Under the exception given in section 375 of the IPC, sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his wife, the wife not being minor, is not rape...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.22

Privileging patriarchy

In classifying a husband’s ‘conjugal right’ to have sex with his wife against her will, the judgement fails to acknowledge the woman’s right to refuse participation in sexual activity...
By Aaliya Waziri


Opinion  /  Published 13.05.22

Body of crime: Split verdict on marital rape

Over the years, more than 100 countries have outlawed forced sex in marriage but it continues to enjoy legal sanction in India...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Marital rape: HC gives split verdict

The petitioners had challenged the constitutionality of the marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC (rape) ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.02.22

Marital rape: Centre seeks time

t is not possible to adjourn an ongoing matter as there is no terminal date, says bench Justices Rajiv Shakdher and C Hari Shankar...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Men going on a marriage strike is a blessing in disguise

Readers write in from Calcutta, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Nadia, Ludhiana, Chennai, Coimbatore...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 26.08.21

Chhattisgarh HC denies marital rape

Justice NK Chandravanshi discharges man accused of abuse...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Raipur


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.