SAME SEX MARRIAGE IN INDIA

INTRODUCTION The Hon’ble Apex Court of India in a  historical judgement of Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India decriminalised homosexuality in the India. Despite this progressive decision, certain questions peripheral l to the homosexual relationships remained unaddressed by both the Apex Court and the Government. One such query pertains to ‘same-sex marriages’. India still  does not…

IS PROSTITUTION LEGAL IN INDIA?

Prostitution is derived from the Latin word prostituere, which means to expose publicly. It is the practice of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity with someone who is not a spouse or friend in exchange for immediate payment in money or other valuables. Prostitutes can be female, male, or transgender, and prostitution can involve heterosexual…

Recent Changes In Section 498A

In 1983, Section 498-A was enacted to safeguard married women from cruelty by their husbands or family members. It prescribes punishment for 3 years and a fine. Under this section, cruelty is defined as causing physical or mental harm to the woman’s body or health, as well as engaging in harassment in order to coerce…