Section 498A: News
14 Sep 2020Supreme Court Of India
Same-sex marriages are not a part of our culture, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Monday while opposing a plea demanding the recognition of same-sex marriage rights under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
09 Apr 2019Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court today held that a woman driven out of her matrimonial home can file a criminal case against her estranged spouse and in-laws at a place where she has taken shelter.
14 Sep 2018Supreme Court Of India
Taking note of the misuse of Section 498A of the IPC, the Supreme Court on Friday said the accused can now seek anticipatory bail.
03 Sep 2018Uttar Pradesh
Harinarayan Rajbhar, a BJP MP from Ghosi, UP, has said there should be a commission for men, like the National Commission for Women, as he believes men suffer too.
05 Jul 2018Shashi Tharoor
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 2018Shashi Tharoor
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetting Sunanda Pushkar's suicide, today moved Delhi's Patiala House Court seeking anticipatory bail.
29 Jun 2018Andhra Pradesh
An Andhra Pradesh man, addicted to alcohol and gambling, sold his wife and children to settle his debts, but the family was thankfully rescued.
24 May 2018Shashi Tharoor
A Delhi court has transferred the Sunanda Pushkar death case to the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate.
14 May 2018Shashi Tharoor
In a major development in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, the Delhi police charged Congress MP Shashi Tharoor with abetment of suicide.
19 Apr 2018Domestic Violence
In the wake of the Kathua, Unnao and Surat rape cases, the central government is considering awarding death penalty for rape of minors aged under 12.
16 Apr 2018Uttar Pradesh
In a horrifying incident, a man in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri Thursday allegedly beat his wife for hours till she fell unconscious, then tied her hands to the ceiling and continued thrashing her.
11 Dec 2017Celebrity
Popular Tollywood comedian Vijay Sai was found hanging in his Jubilee Hills apartment in Hyderabad this morning. Suicide is suspected.
08 Sep 2017Supreme Court Of India
The SC has quashed a case under Section 498A against a man, ruling refusal to talk to the wife doesn't amount to cruelty.
31 Aug 2017India
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.
28 Jul 2017India
The SC has directed the District Legal Services Authorities to ensure dowry complaints are investigated properly before making arrests.
07 May 2017India
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.