Section 306: News

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.

09 Sep 2020


Telugu TV actor dies by suicide; man booked for abetment

Prominent Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide late on Tuesday. The actor, who was 26, is best known for the TV series Manasu Mamata and Mounaragam.

Joseph Shine: The happily-married man who changed Indian adultery laws

When the Supreme Court, in a historic judgment, struck down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code yesterday, it was not on the petition of a legal expert of a gender equality activist.

#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.

03 Jul 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Sunanda Pushkar death: Shashi Tharoor moves court for anticipatory bail

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetting Sunanda Pushkar's suicide, today moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking anticipatory bail.

31 Jan 2018


Jiah Khan suicide case: Sooraj Pancholi charge with abetment

There is a new development in Jiah Khan's suicide case. Actor Sooraj Pancholi has been charged with abetment to suicide (Section 306, Indian Penal Code), in the case of his ex-girlfriend's suicide case, by a Mumbai sessions court on Tuesday.