No DNA test if there is no proof of adultery: Supreme Court

Source: TOI What is the News? The Supreme Court has said that DNA tests cannot be ordered to establish the legitimacy of a child born during the subsistence of a marriage if there is no primary evidence of adultery. What was the case? A man has petitioned the court to allow a DNA test of… Continue reading No DNA test if there is no proof of adultery: Supreme Court

3 days before Ranbir Penal Code was replaced by IPC, SC struck down its adultery clause

The Supreme Court on 2nd August had struck down Section 497 of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) that dealt with adultery, holding it “unconstitutional”. RPC is the criminal code applicable to Jammu and Kashmir. In September 2018, the Supreme Court had struck down Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalized adultery. Section 497… Continue reading 3 days before Ranbir Penal Code was replaced by IPC, SC struck down its adultery clause

All women may pray at Sabarimala

All women may pray at Sabarimala News: Supreme Court allowed the entry of women of all ages in Sabarimala Temple Important Facts: Sabarimala Temple in Kerala barred women aged between 10 and 50 on grounds of biological and physiological features like menstruation, from entering the temple. The rules which mandate the ban were listed in… Continue reading All women may pray at Sabarimala