In the present case, a victim of sexual assault, aged about 13 years, had filed a writ petition forterminating her pregnancy caused due to illegal act perpetuated upon her.
The Supreme Court, while allowing the special leave petition filed by the petitioner, set aside the order passed by the Rajasthan High Court which had dismissed the anticipatory bail application without considering the facts and circumstances of the case.
Delhi High Court denied bail to a married person as he wanted to take advantage of the complainant by getting the complainant’s Date of Birth on the Aadhar Card changed so that when the applicant established physical relationship with the complainant, she would not have been a minor.
Delhi High Court: While granting bail to the person accused of offences under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO),
Central Information Commission: In a second appeal filed by the appellant under Section 19 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 on
Kerala High Court: In a petition filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for quashing the
Punjab and Haryana High Court: While deciding the present appeal preferred by the accused of the Jindal gang rape case, Tejinder Singh
Karnataka High Court: In a case filed by the petitioner-mother (‘petitioner 2') seeking acceptance on her pending passport application for
Similar cases are an exception to the precedent laid down in Imran v. State of Delhi, (2011) 10 SCC 192
“It would be an injustice to separate or to divide a well knitted family unit.”
Delhi High Court: In a case where two adults married against the wishes of the family and now anticipate danger to their
Sexual abuse resulting in tying of knot between the victim and the accused in violation of provisions of law or birth of a child, does not mitigate the act of the petitioner in any manner, since the consent of a minor is immaterial and inconsequential in law
Tis Hazari Court, Delhi: While deciding a bail application, Kamini Lau, J. granted anticipatory in a case where the complainant-girl was a
Canada Supreme Court: A full bench comprising, Wagner C.J. and Moldaver, Karakatsanis, Côté, Brown, Rowe, Martin, Kasirer, and Jamal JJ unanimously upheld
Bombay High Court: Bharati Dangre, J. rejected an anticipatory bail application which was filed apprehending arrest for the offences punishable under Sections
Patna High Court: While dealing with a case of rape, A M Badar, J. observed that mere non-offering of physical resistance by
The Central Government has notified Surrogacy (Regulation) Rules, 2022 which provides Form and manner for registration and fee for a surrogacy clinic
Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: Apprehension of harassment and violence at the hands of their relatives, led a young couple
Madhya Pradesh High Court: Anand Pathak, J. allowed a petition which was preferred under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure seeking
Uttaranchal High Court: Ravindra Maithani, J. allowed an appeal against an order of the Trial Court which convicted a man of raping