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Husband May be Brutal But Can Sexual Intercourse Between Man And Wife be Called Rape? SC Stays Arrest of Rape Accused

The Supreme Court Monday gave protection from arrest for eight weeks to a man, accused of raping his former partner asking, ‘whether physical relation between a couple who is living together as husband and wife could be called rape’.A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde observed that if a couple is living together as… Read More »

ITAT allows Harish Salve’s claim: Monetary help to students to pursue law at Oxford is ‘expenditure incurred for profession’ under Income Tax Act [Read Order]

On 24th Feb 2021, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal in the case of Harish N. Salve v. ACIT comprising of Shri R.K. Panda (Accountant Member) and Shri K. Narasimha Chary (Judicial Member) allows Harish Salve’s claim and stated that Monetary help to students to pursue law at Oxford is “expenditure incurred for profession” under Income Tax… Read More »

Refusing to make tea for husband is not grave and sudden provocation: High Court upholds conviction of man, laments skewed patriarchy

The Bombay High Court recently comprising of a single-judge bench of Justice Revati Mohite Dere while upholding the conviction of a man for culpable homicide not amounting to murder ruled Wife’s refusal to make tea for her husband will not amount to grave and sudden provocation. (Santosh Mahadev Atkar v. The State of Maharashtra).

Allahabad HC dismisses bail plea of man booked for abetting wife’s suicide

The Allahabad High Court has recently dismissed the bail plea of a man booked for abetting his wife’s suicide while noting that only providing medical assistance to his wife would not go to absolve him from allegations against him.A single-judge bench of Justice Rahul Chaturvedi passed this order while hearing a criminal misc bail application filed by Sameer… Read More »