30 January 2023


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Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 497 of Indian Penal Code(27.09.2018)

In a historical judgment, Supreme Court has struck down 158 Year Old Section 497 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) which criminalizes adultery, as unco.....

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Occasional lapse from virtue does not disentitle wife from receiving maintenance(02.09.2015)

In a case where the Respondent denied maintenance to his wife and children alleging the wife's continued illicit relationship with other men, the Cour.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Adultery Charge on Colonel(08.08.2019)

Supreme Court has quashed general court martial proceedings against a serving Colonel in the light of its September 2018 judgment that extinguished ad.....

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Gujarat HC Says Few Unwitting Lapses are 'Not Adultery'(12.10.2015)

Gujarat High Court has confirmed a lower court's definition of adultery, where it said that a couple of lapses in behaviour, if they are unwitting, ca.....

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Bombay HC: Unfounded Allegations of Adultery Cannot be Ground for Denying Custody(07.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that unfounded allegations of adultery against a woman cannot be a ground for denying her the custody of her children. The .....

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Kerala HC Rules, Straying Wives Can't be Charged with Adultery(01.03.2016)

Kerala High Court has held that a woman who cheats on her husband cannot be booked for adultery and only the man who had physical relation with her ca.....

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Bombay High Court: Wife not Entitled to Maintenance if Allegation of Adultery is Proved Against Her(27.12.2019)

Bombay High Court has ruled that if allegations of adultery are proved against the wife in a marriage she is not entitled to maintenance. The Court no.....

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Supreme Court: Criminalizing Adultery Does Not Appeal to Common Sense(09.08.2018)

Supreme Court has observed that sending a person to prison for five years for adultery does not appeal to common sense.

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Supreme Court Refuses to Make Adultery Law Gender-Neutral(02.08.2018)

Supreme Court has indicated that it will not make adultery a gender-neutral law and that it will rather examine if it should remain a criminal offence.....

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Supreme Court: Adultery Law Treats Men, Women Differently, Violates Right to Equality(03.08.2018)

Supreme Court has said that matrimonial sanctity is an issue but the penal provision on adultery is apparently violative of right to equality under th.....

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Delhi HC: Allegation of Adultery Most "Painful”, Amounts to Cruelty(25.11.2016)

Delhi High Court while granting divorce to a man who was accused by his wife of having illicit relationship with another woman, has observed that alle.....

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 497 of IPC to Erase Adultery as an Offence from Indian Penal Code(27.09.2018)

Supreme Court has Struck Down 158 Year Old Section 497 of Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes adultery, as unconstitutional.

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CRIMINAL - SC's Adultery Judgment Applies to All Pending Proceedings Even with Retrospective Effect: P&H HC(11.03.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has quashed a complaint filed in 2014 alleging an offence of Adultery, in view of the judgment of the Supreme Court in J.....

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Madras High Court Says No Maintenance for Woman Divorced on Ground of Adultery(17.08.2015)

Madras High Court has ruled that woman divorced on ground of adultery cannot claim maintenance from her ex-husband.

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SC: Armed Forces Personnel Liable to Face Disciplinary Action for Adultery(01.02.2023)

Supreme Court Constitution Bench has held that striking down of Section 497 of IPC which criminalized adultery will not impact court martial proceedin.....

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