Section 375: News

01 Sep 2022

Delhi

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's digital rape for which Noida man is convicted?

In a first-of-its-kind conviction, a 65-year-old man in Noida was convicted for 'digital rape' this week.

04 Jan 2021

Bollywood

'Madam Chief Minister': Richa Chadha-starrer to release on January 22

Bollywood actor Richa Chadha is all set to impress fans with her upcoming film, Madam Chief Minister.

18 Nov 2020

Karan Johar

Kartik Aaryan in talks to star in SRK's next production

Kartik Aaryan, who was last seen in the 2019 romantic comedy Pati Patni Aur Woh, will soon treat his fans with another rom-com.

03 Feb 2020

Akshay Kumar

Here are the nominations for the 65th Filmfare Awards 2020

The nominations for the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards 2020 are out.

People from other faiths shouldn't question Muslim law: Muslim Body

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has approached the Supreme Court seeking impleadment of a PIL which sought a ban on Islamic practices like Nikah Halala and polygamy, saying that practices of one faith shouldn't be questioned by those belonging to others.

26 Aug 2019

Bollywood

Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera finds worms in 5-star hotel food

If you are staying at a five-star hotel, the least you could expect is to have your most basic demands met: clean rooms, safety, an attentive staff, a safe meal, etc.

12 Nov 2018

India

SC: Up to Parliament to make rape laws gender neutral

On Monday, the Supreme Court observed that rape laws in India should indeed be gender neutral, but that it would not interfere in the matter.

27 Jul 2018

Instagram

Richa Chadha plays adult star Shakeela in next, reveals first-look

Taking to Instagram, Richa Chadha shared her first look from her upcoming biopic on the adult star Shakeela.

18 May 2018

Karnataka

6 Supreme Court judgements that changed the course of India

In a decisive judgement, the Supreme Court today ordered that floor test should be conducted tomorrow in the Karnataka assembly wherein BJP, the single-largest party, has to prove its majority.

03 Apr 2018

Gujarat

No marital-rape, but oral-sex is 'cruelty': Gujarat High Court

Indian laws do not acknowledge 'marital rape' if the woman is aged over 18, meaning husbands can legally have forced sex with their wives.

25 Jan 2018

Bihar

IIT-Kanpur student alleges rape by IAF officer after promising marriage

An IIT-Kanpur student has alleged repeated rape by an Indian Air Force officer, whom she befriended on Facebook about a year back.

11 Oct 2017

India

Sex with wife below 18 will be considered rape: SC

In a major decision, the SC has ruled that sexual intercourse with a wife under 18 years of age will be considered rape.

31 Aug 2017

India

The marital rape debate: Delhi HC calls the practice "criminal"

In what might help change the course of debates on marital rape, the Delhi HC has observed that forced sexual intercourse, even by lawfully-wedded spouses, is criminal.

10 Aug 2017

India

Govt defends forced sex with wife aged 15-17

Reiterating its controversial stand on marital rape, the Centre defended in the SC an IPC provision that allows a man to force his wife aged 15-17 for sex without consequences.

16 May 2017

Delhi

Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

According to Delhi's Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia, water supply from Haryana to Delhi has been reduced.

07 May 2017

India

No compensation for rape accused wrongly jailed for 7 years

Bombay HC has refused a plea by rape accused Gopal Shetye, who was jailed in 2009 and acquitted 7 years later. He had sought Rs. 200cr as compensation.

08 Feb 2017

Delhi Police

Kerala HC dismisses rape charges, says sex was consensual

An Ernakulam native was accused of rape by an Engineering graduate alleging that the boy deceived her into having sex 3-4 times under the pretext of marrying her.

21 Jan 2017

Delhi Police

Bombay HC: Promise to marry not always inducement to rape

The Bombay High Court has ruled that educated girls who consent to pre-marital sex must take responsibility for their decisions.