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Sedition, defamation charges cannot be invoked for criticising govt: SC

Sedition or defamation cases cannot be slapped on anyone criticising the government, the Supreme Court on Monday said in a clear message.

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Crime Capital: Why Delhi Is by Far India’s Most Dangerous City - India Real Time - WSJ

Delhi is India’s biggest megacity, home of the country’s central government and, according to new police data, way ahead of the competition in the quest to claim the title as the country’s capital of crime. 348 more words

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Marital rape: Sexual intercourse by man with wife not rape, Centre to HC

The Union government on Monday defended, before the Delhi High Court, the Indian Penal Code provision that says sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, who is not under 15 years of age, is not rape. 147 more words

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Woman set on fire for allegedly rejecting marriage proposal in Delhi

In a shocking incident, a 25-year old woman was set ablaze by a man for allegedly turning down his wedding proposal.

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Supreme Court upholds validity of criminal defamation law and related provisions

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New Delhi: Supreme Court of India today upheld the constitutional validity of Sections 499 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 199 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. 904 more words

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राहुल, केजरी को SC का झटका, चलता रहेगा आपराधिक अवमानना का केस

सुप्रीम कोर्ट ने आज राहुल, केजरीवाल और स्वामी की याचिका खारिज करते हुए कहा कि भारतीय दंडसंहिता की धारा 499 और 500 संवैधानिक है। कोर्ट के इस फैसले के बाद इन तमाम नेताओं पर विभिन्न निचली अदालत में चल रहे अपराधिक अवमानना के मुक़दमों पर रोक नहीं लगेगी।

"Consensual sex on promise of marriage, is not rape" argues a Supreme Court Lawyer

Now an advocate practicing in Indian Supreme Court has challenged the validity of “Sex on promise of marriage” as being called rape in India criminal justice system. 1,271 more words

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