Rape on promise of marriage: Supreme Court stays Allahabad High Court order seeking woman’s kundali to ascertain her mangalik status

In a special sitting held on Saturday, the Supreme Court stayed an order of the Allahabad High Court that had directed the astrology department of Lucknow University to study a woman’s kundali (horoscope or birth chart) to find out whether she is a mangalik.The High Court had passed the order whileRead More

[Matrimonial Disputes] Growing trend to rope in all relatives of husband in Section 498A cases: Delhi High Court

There is a growing tendency among women to rope in all the relatives of her husband including minors as accused in matrimonial cases for the offence of cruelty to wife under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the Delhi High Court recently observed [Vikram Ruhal vs Delhi Police].A divisionRead More