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 2018-08-13 20:35 

The Hindu

Businessman accused of adultery arrested in Pune...

Complainant's wife was held last month from a mall in Vashi...

 2018-08-12 07:16 

IBTimes India

Twitter user accuses Karan Johar of promoting extra marital affairs; his blunt reply is worth seeing...

One person accused Johar of promoting adultery in the film Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, and KJo replied to him suggesting that extra marital affairs are already popular....

 2018-08-12 06:43 

Hindustan Times

Why India needs to decriminalise adultery...

The law does not confer any right on women to prosecute the adulterous husband, or the woman with whom the husband has indulged in sexual intercourse....

 2018-08-10 07:49 

Hindustan Times

Thane cop held for adultery, kidnapping his second wife...

The accused, Arun Shelar works as a constable in Thane jail and stays in Kalyan's Netavali area. He was already married and had two children from his first wife when he married Jasintha, 33, in 2017. Jasintha has been missing since July 2017....

 2018-08-09 16:40 

The Daily Mail

Scott Peterson's sister-in-law says he's guilty of adultery but not the murder of pregnant wife Laci...

Janey Peterson believes jurors at her brother-in-law Scott's murder trial gave an emotional verdict based on the fact that he was cheating on pregnant wife Laci, and ignored holes in the evidence against him....

 2018-08-09 05:22 

The Financial Express

Supreme Court ruling on adultery: SC disagrees with Centre, says law not needed to save marriages...

The Supreme Court today disagreed with the Centre's submission that the penal provision on adultery was needed to save the sanctity of marriage, saying it does not appeal to common sense that a woman cannot prosecute her husband for adulterous relatio...

 2018-08-08 20:32 

The Times of India

[ India ]

SC rejects govt's plea to make adultery law gender neutral...

India News: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the Centre's plea to make Section 497 of IPC, which punishes only a married man for adultery while absolving...

 2018-08-08 17:37 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Supreme Court on adultery: Where is the 'collective good' in Section 497 of IPC?...

A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra reserved its order on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the penal law on adultery....

 2018-08-08 16:17 

NDTV

Supreme Court Disagrees With Government Over Submissions On Adultery Law...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday disagreed with the Centre's submission that the penal provision on adultery was needed to save the sanctity of marriage, saying it does not appeal to common sense that a......

 2018-08-08 15:52 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Adultery a public wrong, causes injury to family: Centre to SC...

India News: The Centre on Wednesday favoured the retention of penal law on adultery, saying that it is a public wrong which causes mental and physical injury to t...

 2018-08-08 15:49 

Business Standard

SC questions govt's stand on adultery laws, reserves verdict on Section 497...

The bench also questioned the law on various counts including that an extra-marital affair becomes non-punishable if the woman's husband stands by her adulterous relationship with another married pers...

 2018-08-08 15:08 

The Quint

SC questions Centre, reserves verdict on adultery law...

SC questions Centre, reserves verdict on adultery law...

 2018-08-08 13:12 

The Hindu

Criminalising adultery does not appeal to common sense, says CJI...

Justice Chandrachud asks the Centre why it is always the woman's burden to maintain the "sanctity of marriage"...

 2018-08-08 12:14 

Press Trust of India

What public good law on adultery serves, asks SC...

New Delhi, Aug 8 (PTI) The Supreme Court today asked the Centre "what public good" the penal law on adultery served as it provides that no offence would be made if the husband of a woman approves the adulterous relationship.A five-judge constituti...

 2018-08-08 11:02 

The Hindu

Adultery law serves what public good, asks Supreme Court...

Centre said that adultery should continue as penal offence as it poses a threat to sanctity of marriage...

 2018-08-08 10:57 

The Times of India

[ India ]

SC reserves order on pleas challenging constitutional validity of adultery law...

India News: The SC has reserved its verdict on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the penal law on adultery. A five-judge constitution bench headed...

 2018-08-08 10:38 

Hindustan Times

Adultery law will preserve 'sanctity of marriage', says govt; SC asks how?...

The adultery law punishes a married man for having sexual relationship with a married woman....

 2018-08-08 10:34 

The Asian Age

Adultery law serves what public good, asks Supreme Court...

'What is the sanctity of marriage here. If consent of husband is taken then there is no adultery,' the bench said....

 2018-08-08 10:17 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

What public good law on adultery serves, asks Supreme Court...

'What is the sanctity of marriage here? If the consent of husband is taken then there is no adultery,' the bench said....

 2018-08-08 09:38 

IANS

SC questions government's stand on adultery laws...

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the government's stand defending the adultery law that punishes a married man for having sexual relationship with a married woman....

 2018-08-08 09:24 

NDTV

Top Court Questions Law On Adultery, Asks "What Public Good" It Serves...

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre "what public good" the law on adultery serves, as it provides that no offence would be made if the husband of a woman approves the adulterous relationship....

 2018-08-08 09:06 

The Times of India

[ India ]

What public good law on adultery serves, asks SC...

India News: Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appearing for the Centre, commenced her arguments by saying that adultery has been made an offence by keepin...

 2018-08-08 09:04 

The Quint

SC questions government's stand on adultery laws...

SC questions government's stand on adultery laws...

 2018-08-08 08:13 

Oneindia

Idea of Section 497 is to protect fidelity and not enforce monogamy says Centre in SC...

The Centre has once again reiterated that adultery must continue as a penal offence as it is a threat to the sanctity of marriage. It also said removing the provision that holds men guilty of adultery and not women will wreck havoc in the institution of m...

 2018-08-07 18:06 

The Daily Mail

Paul Hollywood's wife Alex vows to 'leave the muppets behind' ahead of their $10million divorce...

The 54-year-old liked a series of tweets from fans who praised her for being so 'dignified' in light of Paul's alleged adultery with 23-year-old barmaid Summer Monteys-Fullam....

 2018-08-07 13:50 

The Daily Mirror

Paul Hollywood's wife Alex vows to 'stay classy' and 'leave the muppets behind' ahead of 10million divorce...

Alex is reportedly set to reveal his 'adultery' and name his new lover when the case comes to court...

 2018-08-06 03:53 

Digital Spy

Handmaid's Tale fans react to shock death...

Handmaid's Tale: fans shocked as Eden (Sydney Sweeney) and Isaac (Rohan Mead) are executed for adultery....

 2018-08-05 15:17 

The Daily Mirror

Paul Hollywood's flaky love life explained as furious wife vows to reveal 'adultery' and name his new lover...

The Great British Bake Off star announced his separation from wife Alex after nearly 20 years of marriage last year...

 2018-08-05 14:44 

The Daily Mirror

Paul Hollywood's furious wife will reveal 'adultery' in 10m divorce case - and plans to name his new lover in court...

The TV baker faces having his secrets revealed as his ex-wife wants to expose his 'lies' in court...

 2018-08-04 00:54 

New Indian Express

[ Telangana ]

Adultery law abused to shame women...

Lawyers in Hyderabad, who deal with such cases, are of the opinion that the law is more abused than used and it is women who are most often the shamed victims in the bargain....

 2018-08-03 05:25 

NewsBytes

Punishing only men for adultery violates right to equality: SC...

The SC has commenced hearing on a much-criticized law: the 158-year-old criminalization of adultery. It isn't pro-women as most people think, the court asserted, but is rather the opposite as it treats (women) as husbands' chattel. But adultery wi...

 2018-08-03 04:28 

IBTimes India

IPC Section 497 adultery law 'arbitrary' and treats married women as a chattel, says SC...

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra held that men and women are equally liable for an act of adultery....

 2018-08-03 00:26 

The Asian Age

SC: Adultery law arbitrary, smacks of gender bias...

The bench said it would see whether the provision can stand the test of the right to equality on grounds like "discretion and manifest arbitrariness"....

 2018-08-02 23:30 

India Today

Does adultery law breach the right to equality?...

Dropping strong hints that it might decriminalise adultery altogether, a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra on Thursday remarked that each partner to a marriage is equally responsible to keep the sanctit...

 2018-08-02 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Adultery a crime? SC has doubts...

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that adultery could be a ground for divorce under civil law but making it a criminal offence, as the current law does, appeared irrational and unconstitutional....

 2018-08-02 18:27 

The Times of India

SC dubs 'archaic' Sec 497 arbitrary & anti-woman, hints it may go...
 2018-08-02 18:17 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Penal provision on adultery violates right to equality, says SC...

New Delhi, August 2 The Supreme Court on Thursday said matrimonial sanctity is an issue but the penal provision on adultery is apparently violative of the right to equality under the Constitution as it treats married men and married women differently. A f...

 2018-08-02 17:53 

The Hindu

Adultery law violates the dignity of woman: Supreme Court...

Most countries have done away with it, says counsel....

 2018-08-02 17:39 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Women are not 'chattel': Supreme Court terms adultery law as arbitrary, violative of right to equality...

The SC bench referred to a part which said that no offence of adultery is made out if a married woman enters into a sexual relationship with a married man with the consent of her husband....

 2018-08-02 17:26 

Hindustan Times

Adultery grounds for divorce but not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court...

Making adultery a criminal offence is both irrational and unconstitutional, as it interferes with the sexual autonomy of an individual, besides penalizing the man alone for the offence, the bench remarked....

 2018-08-02 15:25 

Business Standard

Both men, women equally responsible for the act of adultery: CJI...

Section 497 of the IPC, punishes only the married man who establishes a sexual relationship with a married woman, without the consent of her husband, but not a woman....

 2018-08-02 15:24 

The Quint

Adultery law violates right to equality, says SC...

Adultery law violates right to equality, says SC...

 2018-08-02 14:48 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Supreme Court says IPC provision on adultery violates Right to Equality...

An SC bench was also critical of a part of the provision stating that no offence of adultery is made out if a married woman enters into a relationship with a married man with the husband's consent....

 2018-08-02 13:39 

WTIC

[ FOX Hartford ]

A man cheated with someone else's wife and is now paying for it...with $8.8 million...

NORTH CAROLINA -- Yikes. In many states, there's no punishment for adultery. But in North Carolina, it can be a serious offense, as one man came to realize last Thursday. A judge ordered Francisco Huizar III to pay $8.8 million to Keith King, whose wi...

 2018-08-02 13:25 

WPIX

[ NY ]

A man cheated with someone else's wife and is now paying for it... with $8.8 million...

In many states, there's no punishment for adultery. But in North Carolina, it can be a serious offense, as one man came to realize last Thursday. A judge ordered Francisco Huizar III to pay $8.8 million to Keith King, whose wife he had been seeing for...

 2018-08-02 12:45 

The Asian Age

Adultery law violates right to equality, treats married men and women differently: SC...

Top court said it would see if the provision can stand test of right to equality on grounds like 'discretion and manifest arbitrariness'....

 2018-08-02 12:18 

The Hindu

SC says penal provision on adultery violative of right to equality...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said matrimonial sanctity is an issue but the penal provision on adultery is apparently violative of the right to equality under the Constitution as it treats married me...

 2018-08-02 12:15 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

A man cheated with someone else's wife and is now paying for it...with $8.8 million...

In many states, there's no punishment for adultery. But in North Carolina, it can be a serious offense, as o......

 2018-08-02 11:28 

Oneindia

In adultery, men-women are equal partners to the crime says SC...

The Supreme Court on Thursday found loop-holes in the Centre's logic of defending adultery as a criminal offence. A Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra was in disagreement with the Centre's view that the validity of Sec...

 2018-08-02 10:28 

The Financial Express

Supreme Court says penal provision on adultery violative of right to equality...

The Supreme Court today said matrimonial sanctity is an issue but the penal provision on adultery is apparently violative of the right to equality under the Constitution as it treats married men and married women differently....

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