17 June 2024


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Bombay HC Asks Police to File Report Stating Actions Taken on Complaints Against Radhe Maa(26.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has asked State Police to file an affidavit stating what steps they have taken regarding complaints received against self-styled God.....

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Judgments

Gender of accused to not be basis for determination of serious economic offences(15.09.2015)

An order of the High Court accepting submissions of the accused that she owed no dues to the complainant banks and further proceedings would be futile.....

Tags : Forged documents, loan, woman, settled dues

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SC Questions Centre for Opposing French Woman’s Release in Assassination Case of a Chilean Senator(09.11.2015)

Supreme Court has questioned government’s stand of opposing release of a French woman facing extradition on charges of involvement in assassination of.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Permits Kids to Visit US NRI Woman During Holidays(08.12.2015)

Punjab and Haryana HC has set aside a Ludhiana court's order rejecting a California-based NRI's plea to take her children, living with her ex-husband,.....

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SC: French Woman In Tihar Jail Will Be Extradited To Chile(28.04.2016)

SC has rejected a French woman's challenge against extradition to Chile, where she is wanted over the assassination of a key supporter of General Augu.....

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Delhi HC Denies Maintenance to Working Woman(08.09.2016)

Delhi HC, while denying maintenance demanded by a chartered accountant from her estranged husband, has said a professionally qualified woman should be.....

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Madras HC Slams Local Police for Failure to Act in Woman Missing Case(06.10.2016)

Madras HC has slammed Kuruvikulam and Perumalpuram police in Tirunelveli district for failing to act in a woman missing case.

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Madras HC Dismisses Muslim Woman's Appeal against Divorce Based on ‘Forged’ Papers(02.11.2016)

Madras High Court has dismissed an appeal by a woman seeking to set aside "forged khula" produced by her husband on basis of which a cleric granted a .....

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Kerala HC: Divorced Women Entitled to Initiate Action under DV Act, 2005(23.11.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a divorced woman is entitled to initiate proceedings against her ex-husband or former in-laws under Protection of Wome.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, divorced woman, Domestic Violence Act

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Supreme Court: Let Her Fly... Let Her Be Airborne All The Time(20.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while rejecting Centre’s view that Air Force officer has no entitlement to a commission, has offered relief to woman pilot Sandeep Kaur.....

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Delhi HC Directs Centre to Repatriate Kenyan Women Facing Allegation of Prostitution(06.01.2017)

Delhi High Court has issued directions asking Centre to repatriate, and not deport, a Kenyan woman suspected of indulging in prostitution while she wa.....

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Bombay HC Quashes Court’s Order to Send Woman Lawyer in Police Custody in MCOCA Case(23.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has quashed as "totally perverse'' an order of a Special Court in Pune that last month sent a woman lawyer straight away to judicial.....

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Supreme Court Permits 23 Week Pregnant Woman to Abort(08.02.2017)

Supreme Court came to rescue of a 22-year-old pregnant woman who is facing danger to her life due to pregnancy and allowed her to abort her 23 week fo.....

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Kerala HC: Educated Woman Having Sex Multiple Times on Promise of Marriage Isn't Rape(08.02.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that an educated woman engaging in sex multiple times with a person who has promised to marry her can only be treated as co.....

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Bombay High Court Says ‘Twisting Woman’s Hand, Holding Saree Doesn’t Outrage Her Modesty’(21.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that merely twisting a woman's hand or catching hold of a corner of her saree during a quarrel cannot be said to be outragi.....

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Supreme Court Says 'Women Criminals Can Be Shown Leniency'(13.04.2017)

Supreme Court has said that a woman convict having three minor children to support would be a ground for courts to impose a lenient sentence on her.

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Kerala Love Jihad Case LIVE: Hadiya to be Sent Back to College, Dean to be Her Guardian(29.11.2017)

Kerala Love Jihad Case LIVE: Hadiya to be Sent Back to College, Dean to be Her Guardian

Tags : Kerala woman Hadiya, who is at the centre of the Love Jihad controversy, appeared before the Supreme Court today and told the court that she wants her 'freedom'.

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Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind(29.11.2017)

Delhi High Court Acquits Man of Murdering Wife, Says He Was of Unsound Mind

Tags : The bench said that certain circumstances of the case, like the "ghastly manner" in which the woman was killed, which was evident from 24 injuries on the woman's body caused by several household articles, were perhaps "reflective of his chronic mental state".

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Delhi HC Upholds Life Imprisonment of Five Convicts in Danish Woman Gang Rape Case(16.04.2018)

Delhi High Court has upheld a trial court verdict of life imprisonment for five convicts in the case of gang-rape of a Danish woman in the capital in .....

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Supreme Court: Bodily Integrity of a Woman Cannot be Infringed(10.07.2018)

Supreme Court has remarked that the bodily integrity of a woman could not be infringed without her consent.

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Delhi High Court Acquits Man in Rape-Murder Case of 81-Year-Old Woman(05.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has acquitted a man of the charges of raping and murdering an 81-year-old widow at her south Delhi residence over four years ago.

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Supreme Court Stays Death Penalty for Haryana Woman & her Lover for Murdering 7 Members of her Family(15.10.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the death sentence awarded to a Haryana woman and her boyfriend for poisoning and strangulating seven members of her family, .....

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Delhi High Court Acquits 3 Accused of Raping Pregnant, Visually Challenged Woman(23.10.2018)

Delhi High Court recently acquitted three men, accused of kidnapping and raping a visually challenged pregnant woman, opining that there existed no me.....

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Big Hearted Woman Drops Case, Delhi High Court Imposes Rs 1 Lakh Costs on Husband(26.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has quashed an FIR registered against a man subject to him depositing cost of Rs 1 lakh, who created fake online accounts in the name.....

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Child Born Out of Marriage Between Muslim Man and Hindu Woman Entitled to Claim Father's Property: SC(23.01.2019)

Supreme Court has said that although the marriage between a Muslim man and Hindu woman is an irregular marriage, described as "fasid" in Mohamadan law.....

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Don't Victimise Woman Officer Over her Posting: Supreme Court Tells Army(24.01.2019)

Supreme Court has asked the Army not to victimise a Lieutenant Colonel who had moved the court against her assignment at a place that does not have a .....

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CIVIL - Delhi HC Directs Pakistan Woman to Leave India Within 2 Weeks(01.03.2019)

Delhi High Court has dismissed plea of woman seeking quashing of the government's ''leave India notice'', and directed her to leave India within two w.....

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CRIMINAL - Compensate Woman for Arrest at Night: Gujarat HC to Govt(05.03.2019)

Gujarat High Court has directed state government to pay Rs. 2,500 to a woman, who was arrested after sunset, for breach of law that stipulates no such.....

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CRIMINAL - Accused Not Entitled to Bail Solely on Ground That She is a Woman: Himachal Pradesh HC(11.03.2019)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that an accused is not entitled to bail solely on ground that she is a woman and said that it is discretion .....

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Transwoman Also a Bride Under Hindu Marriage Act: Madras HC(24.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that as per Hindu Marriage Act, a transsexual is also a "bride" and the term would not necessarily refer only to a woman.

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Transwoman Also a Bride Under Hindu Marriage Act: Madras HC(24.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that as per Hindu Marriage Act, a transsexual is also a "bride" and the term would not necessarily refer only to a woman.

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Bombay High Court Aids Swiss Woman's Roots Search(10.10.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled while providing relief to an adoptee from India who lives in Switzerland to allow her to search for her Indian roots via a.....

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Gujarat High Court: Divorced Woman Cannot Seek Monetary Relief from Ex-Husband(03.01.2020)

Gujarat High Court has observed that a woman once divorced cannot seek monetary relief from her former husband under the Protection of Women from Dome.....

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SC Directs Madhya Pradesh HC to Reinstate Woman Judge Who Made Sexual Harassment Allegations(13.02.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Madhya Pradesh High Court to consider reinstating a woman judge, claiming only her seniority to be maintained, who had .....

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Delhi High Court Directs Private Company to Compensate Woman Terminated From Service(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a private company to pay Rs 1.2 Lakhs to a woman, whose services were allegedly terminated because she had raised sexual.....

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Kerala High Court Refuses to Quash Woman's Complaint Against Youth Who Followed Him(24.02.2020)

Kerala High Court has refused to quash a criminal case against a man accused of following a woman, a total stranger to him, and inviting her to accomp.....

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Rajasthan HC: Reproductive Choice of Woman is Fundamental Right Flowing From Article 21(04.05.2020)

Rajasthan High Court has upheld that the reproductive choice of a woman is a fundamental right encompassed under Article 21 of the Constitution of Ind.....

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SC Directs Centre on Pregnant Indian Woman's Repatriation Plea from USA(12.05.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Centre to do the needful in a Petition seeking immediate repatriation of a pregnant woman from the United States of Ame.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Rejects Woman Forest Guard's Challenge Against Transfer Order(16.07.2020)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has dismissed a Writ Petition filed by woman Forest Guard challenging a transfer order, stating that women are capably man.....

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Bombay HC: No Straight Jacket Formula as to How a Woman Will React to an Act of Outrage(27.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has remarked that there cannot be a straight jacket formula as to how a woman will react to an act of outrage by a male.

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Bombay HC: No Straight Jacket Formula as to How a Woman Will React to an Act of Outrage(27.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has remarked that there cannot be a straight jacket formula as to how a woman will react to an act of outrage by a male.

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Bombay HC: No Straight Jacket Formula as to How a Woman Will React to an Act of Outrage(27.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has remarked that there cannot be a straight jacket formula as to how a woman will react to an act of outrage by a male.

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P&H HC Denies Anticipatory Bail to Accused of Locking Medical and Para-Medical Team(24.08.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has denied the benefit of pre-arrest bail to a lady, who had locked certain staff of medical and the para-medical team ins.....

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Gauhati HC Dismisses Review Against Order on Woman's Refusal to Accept Her Marriage(28.09.2020)

Gauhati High Court has dismissed review against its order holding that refusal to wear 'sakha and sindoor' are indicative of the wife's refusal to acc.....

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Allahabad HC Orders Release of Muslim Woman Who Married Hindu Man from Custody of Her Father(12.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Senior Superintendent of Police, Kanpur Nagar, to take out a girl named Shikha alias Sheeba, a muslim woman who .....

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Madras HC: Prosecution Rightly Invoked Prohibition of Harassment of Women Act Against Accused(23.11.2020)

Madras High Court has observed in a case that the prosecution was right in registering the case under Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Harassment of Women Ac.....

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Delhi HC: Adult Woman is Free to Reside Wherever She Wishes and with Whoever She Wishes(25.11.2020)

Delhi High Court has provided relief to an adult woman who left her home to marry the man of her choice. After taking her consent and wishes into cons.....

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SC: Summary Eviction Procedure Cannot be Invoked to Defeat Right of Residence of Woman(16.12.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 has no overriding effect over the right of residence .....

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Delhi HC: Credibility of Woman Not Diminished Because of Pending Disciplinary Proceedings(18.12.2020)

Delhi High Court has held that when a woman makes allegations of sexual harassment against her male colleague for, her credibility is not diminished b.....

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Calcutta HC: No Interference Can be Made Where Adult Woman Decides to Marry and Convert(22.12.2020)

Calcutta High Court has made it clear that if an adult woman marries as per her choice and decides to convert and not return to her paternal house, th.....

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Delhi HC Orders Release of Adult Woman Married of Her Own Free Will from Children Welfare Home(04.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the release of a married woman who was lodged in Rose Udaan Care Children's Home for Girls, Delhi after her father lodge.....

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P&H HC: Man's Familiarity with Woman Doesn't Entitle Him to Circulate Her Objectionable Images(25.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has refused to grant anticipatory bail to a man while observing that the fact that he and the prosecutrix were known to ea.....

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SC Allows Woman Declared as Foreigner to File Review in Gauhati High Court(27.01.2021)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to a woman, who was declared as a foreigner by a Foreigners Tribunal in Assam, to file a review petition in the Gauh.....

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P&H High Court Dismisses Protection Plea of Married Woman Residing With Another Man(29.01.2021)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has dismissed the protection plea filed by a married woman who decided to live with another man without dissolution of her.....

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Gauhati HC Quashes Order of Foreign Tribunal Declaring Woman as Foreigner(08.02.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that "citizenship of a person is a valuable right" while quashing an order of a Foreigners Tribunal which declared a w.....

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Chhattisgarh HC: Man Marrying Woman Not Legally Divorced Cannot Plead Invalidity of S. 125 CrPC(18.02.2021)

Chhattisgarh High Court has held that a man, who marries a woman knowing fully well that her earlier marriage has not ended in a valid divorce, is est.....

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Mumbai Court Rejects Plea Seeking Injunction Against Movie ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’(18.02.2021)

Mumbai Court has rejected a suit filed by one Babuji Shah, claiming to be the adopted son of Gangubai Kathiawadi, seeking a permanent injunction restr.....

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Madras HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Alleged Sexual Harassment of IPS Cadre Woman Officer(02.03.2021)

Madras High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of alleged sexual harassment of a IPS cadre woman officer by her senior, a Special DGP, and has decide.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC: Surrogate Woman Entitled to Maternity Leave Benefits(05.03.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that a surrogate woman, getting child through arrangement by surrogate parents, is entitled to avail maternit.....

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SC Rejects Woman’s Plea to Live with Husband 14 Years After Deserting Him(09.03.2021)

Supreme Court has rejected a woman’s plea to live with her husband 14 years after she deserted him and scotched reconciliation efforts by slapping fal.....

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Kerala HC Allows Plea Of Transwoman Seeking Admission Into NCC(15.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has allowed a petition moved by transwoman Hina Haneefa seeking her admission into the National Cadet Corps (NCC), noting that the T.....

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Madras HC Grants Compensation to Woman's Family Who Fell from Overcrowded Train(26.03.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered compensation of Rs. 8 lakh along with 6% interest to the family of a woman who died in the year 2014 as she was travelli.....

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Delhi Court Grants Bail to Woman Accused of Dowry Death and Abortion(02.04.2021)

Delhi Court has granted bail to a woman, accused of dowry death and causing abortion of a three month old foetus, on the account of her being lodged i.....

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MP HC Denies Bail to Woman Accused of Female Foeticide(05.04.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a woman accused of female foeticide, calling for strict implementation of the Pre-Conception and Pre-Nata.....

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Delhi HC Grants Anticipatory Bail to Doctor Accused of Raping Woman(05.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted anticipatory bail to a Delhi based Doctor accused of raping a woman on the pretext of false promise of marriage, after ob.....

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Kerala High Court Refuses to Stay Judgment Which Allowed NCC Enrolment of Transwoman(16.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has refused to hear two appeals filed by the Central Government along with the National Cadet Corps and a private party against the .....

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Madras HC Enhances Compensation to Young Woman Run Over by MTC Bus(22.04.2021)

Madras High Court has enhanced from Rs. 18.43 lakh to Rs. 1.5 crore, the motor accident compensation awarded by a tribunal to a young woman dentist, w.....

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Madras High Court Directs Completion of Probe of Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(03.05.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Crime Branch, Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID) to complete the probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a.....

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Kerala HC Institutes Suo Motu Proceedings Upon News Reports of Woman Jumping Off Train(03.05.2021)

Kerala High Court has instituted suo motu proceedings to take stock of safety measures in trains, after news reports carried accounts of a woman jumpi.....

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Tripura HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Suicide of Woman After Display of Intimate Video(10.05.2021)

Tripura High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of a news item published in print and electronic media claiming that the video recording of a young m.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Woman Who Allegedly Murdered 23-Year Old Daughter(14.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a 40-year-old woman who allegedly confessed to the murder of her 23-year-daughter when the latter attempted to e.....

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Rajasthan HC Sets Aside Decision of ICAI Cancelling CA Intermediate Exam Result of Woman(19.05.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has set aside a decision of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), cancelling the CA intermediate exam result of.....

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Allahabad HC Orders Extension of Protection to Muslim Woman Who Converted to Hindu Religion(27.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has ordered to extend and provide necessary protection to the life and limb of a Muslim woman who converted to the Hindu religion.....

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Tripura HC Orders SIT Probe in Alleged Public Humiliation and Suicide of Woman(07.06.2021)

Tripura High Court has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into an incident where a young lady was allegedly subjected to public h.....

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Madras High Court Extends CB-CID Probe in Woman IPS Officer's Sexual Harassment Complaint(22.06.2021)

Madras High Court has extended by six weeks, the time granted to CB-CID for completing the probe into alleged sexual harassment of a woman IPS officer.....

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Telangana HC Orders Judicial Inquiry into Custodial Death of Dalit Woman(25.06.2021)

Telangana High Court has ordered for a judicial inquiry into the alleged custodial death of a dalit woman Mariamma in Rachakonda police commissionerat.....

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Delhi HC Grants Interim Custody of Woman Tortured by In-Laws to Father(28.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted interim custody of a woman to her father who had suffered partial loss of memory and speech after she was allegedly menta.....

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Allahabad HC Directs on Woman’s Representation on Husband’s Blindness Due to Vaccine(30.06.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed District Magistrate, Budaun to decide on a woman's representation in writ petition seeking direction to respondents .....

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MP HC: Compelling Married Woman to Live in Parental Home After Marriage is Cruelty(30.06.2021)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has observed that compelling a married woman to live in her parental home after marriage amounts to cruelty and that for thi.....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Police to Give Protection to UP Woman Who Converted to Islam(02.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi police to ensure the safety of the woman from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who converted to Islam religion w.....

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Madras HC Directs State to Pay Compensation to Husband of Woman Who Died(02.07.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government to pay Rs. 5,00,000/- compensation to the husband of a woman who died due to non-availability of a.....

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Allahabad HC Denies Bail to Man Who Allegedly Raped, Posted Woman's Obscene Snaps on FB(05.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has denied bail to a man 'prima facie' accused of raping and posting obscene photographs of a woman on Facebook with whom he once.....

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Delhi HC Extends Interim Protection of UP Woman Who Converted to Islam Till July 22(05.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has extended till 22nd July, 2021 the interim protection granted to a Hindu woman who converted to Islam and sought protection while .....

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Madras HC Grants Police Protection to Queer Woman Harassed by Family Members(07.07.2021)

Madras High Court has granted police protection to a queer woman belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community alleging harassment by her family members after d.....

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Allahabad HC Refuses Protection to Woman/Girl Claiming to Have Married Hindu Man(08.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has refused to pass a protection order in favor of a woman/girl claiming to have married a Hindu Man noting that she did not prod.....

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Allahabad HC Enquires Over Woman Harassed Being Forced to Return to Husband(09.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has called for an explanation from Senior Superintendent of Police, Aligarh, and the Superintendent of Police, Kasganj as to why .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea of Hindu Woman Alleging Malicious Content Published by Media(13.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Delhi Government, the Delhi Police, media houses including Zee Media, Navbharat Times and the News Broadcast.....

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HP HC Denies Bail to Woman for Allegedly Indulging Minor Girl in Flesh Trade(19.07.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has denied bail to a 32 year old woman for allegedly indulging a minor girl into flesh trade with strangers. The Court has.....

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Delhi HC Asks for Centre Response on Issuance of New Passport to Transgender Woman(27.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to respond on a petition seeking issuance of a new passport to a Transgender woman with the required changes in .....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Pass Interim Order Granting Permanent Commission to Woman Naval Officer(28.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to issue an order granting Permanent Commission to a woman Naval Officer in the Indian Navy by observing that the grant o.....

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Delhi HC: Subsequent Marriage Between Man and Woman Does Not Waive Off Offence of Rape(02.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to quash an FIR registered under section 376 (punishment for rape) and 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation) of the .....

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Madras HC Directs Lower Court to Complete Trial in Sexual Assault Complaint of IPS Officer(03.08.2021)

Madras High Court has directed a lower court in Villupuram to complete the trial in the sexual assault complaint of a woman IPS officer against the su.....

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Bombay HC: Act of Throwing Chit on Woman’s Person Professing Love Sufficient to Outrage Modesty(11.08.2021)

Bombay High Court has observed that there exists no straitjacket formula to ascertain whether modesty of a woman is outraged. The Court has noted that.....

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Gauhati HC: Second Marriage Contracted by Muslim Man with Hindu Woman is Void(13.09.2021)

Gauhati High Court has observed that section 4 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954 does not save a second marriage contracted by a Muslim male with a Hi.....

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Bombay HC: House Inmates’ Silence on Cause of Woman’s Death Held Against Them(20.09.2021)

Bombay High Court observed that house inmates' silence on the cause of a woman's death inside her marital home would be held against them as such inci.....

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Madras HC Confirms Conviction and Life Sentence for Gang Rape of Dalit Woman(27.09.2021)

Madras High Court has confirmed the conviction and life sentence imposed by a trial court on four men for gang-raping a Dalit woman at Namagiripet in .....

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Delhi HC Grants Time for Filing Note on Removal of Objectionable Content of Woman From Internet(10.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted ten days time to amicus curiae Senior Advocate Saurabh Kirpal for filing a note on the aspect as to how the objectionable.....

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Allahabad High Court Orders Protection for Married Woman Residing With a Man(15.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has directed the police authorities especially the Superintendent of Police, Gonda to protect the life and liberty of a married w.....

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Karnataka HC: Right of Woman to Exercise Reproductive Choice is Personal Liberty Under Article 21(26.11.2021)

Karnataka High Court has said that the right of a woman to exercise her reproductive choice is a dimension of personal liberty as understood under Art.....

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P&H HC Orders Correction in Woman's Date of Birth by Relying Upon Her Educational Certificate(03.12.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered the Haryana government to carry out a correction in the birth certificate of a woman (petitioner before the .....

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Kerala HC Slams Child Rights Commission for Ordering Psychiatric Treatment of Woman(09.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has come down on the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights for its decision ordering psychiatric evaluation and treatment .....

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Bombay HC Upholds Conviction of God-Man for Raping Married Woman as Part of Child Bearing Ritual(10.12.2021)

Bombay High Court has said while confirming a god-man's conviction for raping a married woman under the guise of child bearing rituals, that the blind.....

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SC Grants Relief to Woman Officer Who Lost Permanent Commission Due To Pregnancy-Related Condition(16.12.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the grant of Permanent Commission to a Women Short Service Commission Officer who underwent a temporary aberration in SHAPE.....

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Madras High Court Orders Compensation of Woman Who Suffered from Rat Bite in Hospital(05.01.2022)

Madras High Court has ordered a compensation of Rs. 25,000 to a woman who suffered rat bite in her left elbow at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.....

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to Accused in Murder of 85 Year Old Woman During North East Delhi Riots(01.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to two men accused in the murder case of 85 year old woman, Akbari who died of asphyxiation due to inhaling smoke du.....

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Allahabad HC Stays Arrest of Man on FIR Against Live-in Relationship with Married Woman(23.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has stayed the arrest of a man and his family members who is living with a married woman in connection with an FIR registered aga.....

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Telangana HC: Married Woman Willfully Cohabitating With Another Man Can't Prosecute Him for Rape(12.07.2022)

Telangana High Court has held that a married woman, willfully cohabitating with another man, cannot prosecute him for Rape on his refusal to marry her.....

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Delhi HC: Pregnancy Out of Consensual Relationship Can’t be Terminated After 20 Weeks(18.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that an unmarried woman, whose pregnancy arises out of a consensual relationship, is clearly not covered by any of the Claus.....

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SC: Abortion Can't be Denied Solely Because Woman is Unmarried(21.07.2022)

Supreme Court has passed an ad-interim order to allow an unmarried woman to abort her pregnancy of 24-weeks arising out of live-in relationship, subje.....

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Allahabad HC Dismissed With Cost, Protection Plea Filed by Married Woman and Her Live-In Partner(22.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court while dismissing a protection plea filed by married woman and her live-in partner with cost has held that they failed to demonstr.....

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Del. HC: Pregnant Woman Deserves Dignity, Giving Birth in Custody Traumatic for Both Mother & Child(22.08.2022)

Delhi High Court while granting three months interim bail to a pregnant under-trial prisoner, who was expecting her delivery in jail, has held that ev.....

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SC: Distinction Between Married & Unmarried Women for Abortion of Pregnancy is Unconstitutional(29.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that unmarried women are also entitled to seek abortion of pregnancy in term of 20-24 weeks arising out of consensual relations.....

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Kar. HC Quashes Govt Notification for OBC, Women Reservation in BBMP Elections(04.10.2022)

Karnataka High Court has set aside notification issued by state whereby it notified ward wise reservation for 243 wards of BBMP out of which, 81 wards.....

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Ker HC: Family Property No Reason to Deny EWS Certificate to Married Woman Living Separately(27.10.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the extent of family house plot of a married woman living separately cannot be a reason for denying her EWS Certificat.....

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Kerala HC: Promise of Marriage Made to a Married Woman Can’t Be a Basis for Rape Case(25.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that a man's promise to marry a married woman is not enforceable in law, and any sexual relation between them on the basis .....

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Mumbai Court: Women Can be Held Guilty of Outraging Woman's Modesty(28.11.2022)

Mumbai Court while observing that Section 354 of the IPC is gender neutral qua the offender has convicted and sentenced a mother of three to one-year .....

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Jharkhand HC: Married Woman Can't Prosecute Another Man for Sex on False Pretext of Marriage(09.12.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has held that a married woman, who enters into a consensual sexual relationship with another man cannot later on prosecute him fo.....

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Delhi Court Denies Bail to Accused in Air India Mid-Air Urination Case(12.01.2023)

Delhi Court while denying bail to accused Shankar Mishra in case for urinating on an elderly woman on a New York-Delhi Air India flight in November la.....

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SC Strikes Down Section 10(26AAA) Income Tax Act as Unconstitutional(16.01.2023)

Supreme Court while striking down exemption provision under Section 10(26AAA) Income Tax Act as unconstitutional for excluding Sikkimese woman because.....

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Del. HC: Woman Has Right To Say 'Yes' Or 'No' To Being Mother In Rape Cases(27.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that denying a woman the right to medical termination of pregnancy in sexual assault cases, would amount to “denying her.....

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Guj. HC Constitutes Committee to Probe Incidents of Mistreatment of Pregnant Women at Pvt Hospitals(03.02.2023)

Gujarat High Court has constituted a Committee for probe into the alleged incidents of mistreatment of pregnant women at private hospitals in the stat.....

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All. HC: Woman Facilitating Act of Rape With Group of People May be Prosecuted for Gang-Rape(14.02.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that woman can not commit the offense of rape but if she facilitated the act of rape with a group of people then she may.....

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All. HC: Woman Facilitating Act of Rape With Group of People May be Prosecuted for Gang-Rape(14.02.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that woman can not commit the offence of rape but if she facilitated the act of rape with a group of people then she may.....

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Del. HC: Victim’s Mere Apprehension No Ground to Transfer Rape Case from Male Judge(10.04.2023)

Delhi High Court while refusing to transfer rape case from Court of a male judge to a female judge's court on mere apprehension of victim, held that s.....

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Del HC: Can’t Classify Woman Based on Their Education/Occupation for Bail U/S 45(1) of PMLA(15.06.2023)

Delhi High Court while observing that PMLA doesn’t define woman and it is not the intention of Constitution or PMLA to classify women on basis of thei.....

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Del HC: It is Anathema in this Day to Diminish Autonomous Status of a Woman(07.07.2023)

Delhi High Court has observed that it is anathema in this day and age to diminish the autonomous status of a woman by treating her merely as an adjunc.....

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Madras HC: Woman’s Status Can’t be Taken Away Depending Upon Her Martial Status(07.08.2023)

Madras High Court while observing that it is unfortunate that archaic belief that a widow entering a temple will cause impurity, continues to prevail,.....

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SC: To Claim Right U/S 14 Hindu Succession Act, Woman Must Have Possession of Property(29.08.2023)

Supreme Court has held that the essential ingredient of Section 14(1) of Hindu Succession Act, 1956 is possession over the property and therefore in o.....

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Jh. HC: Married Woman Can’t Claim that Consent was Obtained on False Promise to Marry(18.09.2023)

Jharkhand High Court has held that a married woman cannot claim that her consent for entering into physical relationship outside marriage was obtained.....

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Del. HC: Woman Can be 'Karta' of HUF(08.12.2023)

Delhi High Court has held that to say that a woman can be a coparcener but not a Karta of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) would be giving an interpretati.....

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All. HC: Muslim Woman Entitled to Custody of Child Until he Attains 7 Years of Age(15.12.2023)

Allahabad High Court has held that as per the Mohammedan Law, a mother a entitled to the custody of a male child until he completes the age of 7 years.....

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SC: Can’t Grant Bail Merely Because Accused is a Woman(15.12.2023)

Supreme Court while observing that the first proviso of Section 45 of PMLA is not mandatory and benefit may be extended only after considering facts a.....

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Kar. HC in Belagavi Woman Assault Case: Where is Civil Society, and What is the Level of Cowardice?(19.12.2023)

Karnataka High Court while criticizing the inaction of bystanders in the Belagavi woman assault case wherein a woman was beaten and paraded naked, cal.....

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SC: Conviction under SC/ST Act Can’t Sustain if Offence u/s 3(1)(xi) Not Committed on Caste Basis(30.01.2024)

Supreme Court has held that the conviction for the offence punishable under Section 3(1)(xi) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention .....

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SC: Offence of Rape Made Out if Consent of Woman Based on False Promise of Marriage From Inception(01.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that to sustain the offence of rape on the ground of false promise of marriage, it must be established that right from the ince.....

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Supreme Court: Termination of Woman Nursing Officer on Grounds of Her Marriage is Unconstitutional(20.02.2024)

Supreme Court has held that termination of a woman nursing officer from the Military Nursing Service on grounds of marriage undermines human dignity, .....

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Bombay High Court: Pardanashin Woman Allowed to Amend Written Statement(11.03.2024)

Bombay High Court has allowed a pardanashin woman to amend her written statement on the ground that the woman was illiterate and was unable to underst.....

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Del. HC: Property Given by Deceased Husband Can Only be Enjoyed by Hindu Woman Without Income(25.04.2024)

Delhi High Court has observed that a Hindu woman without income only has complete rights to enjoy the property received by her deceased husband. She c.....

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All. HC: Police Protection Ordered for a Man Involved in a Live-in Relationship With a Transwoman(22.05.2024)

Allahabad High Court has ordered police protection for a man involved in a live-in relationship with a transwoman and observed that the right of free .....

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