Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

Strange question: SC asks rapist to marry victim

Sir — The Supreme Court recently raised a question in the context of a case: should brutality in sexual intercourse on the part of the husband be tantamount to rape (“CJI marital rape quer...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.03.21

About Turn: CJI mixes rape with marriage

At certain moments the current of history can almost be seen to turn back and plunge into an abyss. The Bombay High Court had set aside the anticipatory bail given by a sessions court to a person accu...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.03.21

12-year-old murdered, dumped in pit in UP

A 22-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly killing a minor girl after a failed rape attempt, police said, adding that the victim’s body was exhumed from his house in Uttar  P...
By PTI in Bulandshahr

India  /  Published 03.03.21

Hathras: Victim's father shot dead

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 02.03.21

CJI asks: Will you marry her?

Chief Justice of India  S.A. Bobde on Monday asked Mohit Subhash Chavan, a rape accused: “Will you marry her?” Chavan’s counsel said he would seek instructions from the petitio...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 02.03.21

CJI marital rape query

Chief Justice of India S.A. Bobde on Monday wondered whether a consensual sexual relationship can be termed rape because the man had refused to marry. “If two people are married to each other a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.02.21

FIR for report on rape case

A journalist has been booked in Chitradurga in Karnataka for writing about the brother of a prominent Lingayat seer who is accused in a rape case. G. Mahantesh, based in Bangalore, had on February 6 ...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 26.02.21

Cry at film venue to free Kappan

An international film festival venue in Kerala on Thursday witnessed a protest seeking the immediate release of journalist Siddique Kappan who has been jailed in Uttar Pradesh for over three months. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

India  /  Published 16.02.21

Kappan gets 5-day bail to see ailing mother

The Supreme Court on Monday directed that imprisoned journalist Siddique Kappan be released for five days to meet his critically ill mother in Kerala, rejecting objections from solicitor-general ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.21

Bail for attack on CM convoy

Eight persons out of about four dozen who were arrested in connection with the attack on chief minister Hemant Soren’s carcade last month were on Thursday granted bail by the court of additional...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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