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Justice Prathiba M Singh...

Leave Them Kids Alone

In a sign of progress, various courts have urged that the age of consent be reduced from 18 years to 16. Even the CJI is against the criminalisation of adolescents engaging in consensual sex

Age of Consent

The POCSO Act criminalises all sexual activity for those under the age of 18, regardless of whether it is by mutual consent. In an era of internet, mobiles, OTT, movies and evolving minds of minors, how realistic is it for those aged 18 to consent to sex? Should it not be reviewed or reduced in the present circumstances?

Question of Consent

The Telangana government is the latest state to withdraw general consent given to the Central Bureau of Investigation to allow the agency to probe cases. This follows a pattern in several non-BJP ruled states.  

Court grants bail to ‘rap...

New Delhi (ILNS): The Himachal Pradesh High Court has granted bail to a rape accused on the ground that the girl had consented to the sexual intercourse. He was arrested on the account of raping a minor girl.

Letter sent to Attorney G...

A letter has been written to the Attorney General of India requesting his consent for initiation of fresh proceedings against advocate Prashan Bhushan under Section 15 of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, read with Rule 3(c) of The Rules To Regulate Proceedings For Contempt of Supreme Court 1975.

No winding up of 6 scheme...

The Karnataka High Court today ruled that Franklin Templeton trustees should not take any action on the winding up of its six schemes till a simple majority consent of unit holders is obtained.

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