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Delhi HC rules against authorities seeking Constables dismissal in sexual harassment case, emphasizes natural justice [Read Judgment]
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Delhi HC rules against authorities seeking Constables dismissal in sexual harassment case, emphasizes natural justice [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court rules that even in cases of sexual harassment, natural justice should not be compromised.

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Non-tear of the hymen is of no consequence in cases of penetrative sexual assault: Guwahati HC in POCSO case [Read Judgment] Judiciary
Non-tear of the hymen is of no consequence in cases of penetrative sexual assault: Guwahati HC in POCSO case [Read Judgment]

Hymen tear or genital injuries are not a sine qua non to prove penetrative sexual assault, the Guwahati High Court has held in a case under the POCSO Act, 2012.

Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC Top Stories
Men have higher responsibility to prevent gender violence, silence needs to be broken: Gujarat HC

"This silence needs to be broken. In doing so, men, perhaps more than women have a duty and role to play in averting and combating violence against women," Gujarat High Court said recently while deciding a case on marital rape. Read more about the Court's strong views here.

Rape is rape; marital rape will come under Section 376: Gujarat HC Top Stories
Rape is rape; marital rape will come under Section 376: Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court has observed that a husband committing acts of rape against his wife would come under the purview of Section 376 of the Indian Penal Code (rape).

Woman judge seeks permission to end life alleging no action on sexual harrasment complaint Legal Insiders
Woman judge seeks permission to end life alleging no action on sexual harrasment complaint

A woman judge from Uttar Pradesh, India, has requested permission from Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud to end her life, citing despair over the inaction on her sexual harassment complaint against a district judge. The Supreme Court has sought a status report from the Allahabad High Court, but the judge remains despondent, questioning her ability to deliver justice under these circumstances.

Caste can't be used to show leniency in child sexual assault case: Supreme Court [Read Judgement]

Supreme Court emphasizes that caste should not influence leniency in child sexual assault cases, criticizes the mention of caste in judgments, and increases the sentence of an accused. The court stres...

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