Sabarimala Case: SC Agrees to Hear Review Petitions on Jan 22

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear in open court review petitions challenging its verdict allowing entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala temple. Hearing a bunch of petitions seeking a review of the court’s verdict, the Supreme Court said it will now hear the matter on January 22 in an open court. The… Read more »

Man is not owner of wife’s sexuality: Justice DY Chandrachud

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NEW DELHI: A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, struck down Indian Penal Code Section 497. Justice D Y Chandrachud  while striking down the anti-adultery law said  that a married woman can make her own sexual choices. By marrying, she has not consented to refrain from sexual relations outside marriage without the permission of her husband. A husband is… Read more »

No criminal proceedings against Malayalam actor Priya Prakash Varrier: SC

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today dismissed the criminal proceedings filed against South Indian actress Priya Prakash Warrier on various charges for hurting religious sentiments. A bench of Chief Justice Deepak Mishra, Justice AM Khanvilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud said that no complaint would be entertained against the actress or the filmmakers because of picturisation of this… Read more »