Section 306: News

17 Apr 2024

Delhi High Court

Woman can't be held for abetting suicide of 'lover': HC

In a recent verdict, the Delhi High Court declared that a woman cannot be held responsible if a man commits suicide due to a failed romantic relationship.

15 Dec 2020


Actor Chitra's husband arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide

Days after the death of Tamil television actor Chitra in Chennai, her husband Hemanth has been arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide.

#Section497: Adultery not a criminal offense, law declared unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled adultery can be a ground for divorce but isn't a criminal offence.

22 Aug 2018


Pune: Disturbed over eve-teasing, 16-year-old girl commits suicide

A teenage girl died today while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Baramati in Pune district, days after she allegedly attempted suicide over sexual harassment, the police said.

05 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: Tharoor gets anticipatory-bail on Rs. 1L surety

Two days after Congress leader Shashi Tharoor sought anticipatory bail in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, Delhi's Patiala House court has granted his request on a surety of Rs. 1L.