Hate speech has become a divisive issue in order to exploit social prejudices for electoral gains. The Supreme Court has come down heavily on TV channels promoting and fanning religious and sectarian hatred as a means of increasing their ratings. Will anything change?
In a written reply to a Starred Question by Binoy Viswam, Minister of Law and Justice Kiren Rijiju said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had constituted a Committee under the Chairpersonship of the Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Delhi
As per Exception 2 to Section 375 (“the Exception”), Indian Penal Code, 1860 (“IPC”), any man who indulges in sexual activity with his own wife (the wife not being under eighteen years of age) will not be constituted as an offence of rape.