Kicking bahu is Ok or not ?

NEW DELHI: After stirring up a controversy last year by ruling that a mother-in-law who kicks her daughter-in-law or repeatedly threatens her with divorce attracts no punishment for cruelty under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code, the Supreme Court has agreed to take a second look. Immediately after the … Continue reading

Rape Case to be made gender neutral

NEW DELHI: The government has decided to amend the Indian Penal Code (IPC), replacing the word “rape” with “sexual assault” in the existing law in order to broaden the ambit of crimes covered under the sections and make the provisions gender neutral. “The home ministry is working on a draft … Continue reading