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Child Marriage and the Marital Rape Exception in the IPC

Independent Thought vs. Union of India

Case Description

The case challenges Exception 2 to Section 375 of the IPC to the extent that it permits forced sexual intercourse within marriage by a husband with a minor wife between the ages of 15-18, as the same is violative of Articles 14,15 and 21 of the Constitution.

Issues

Whether the Exception 2 to Section 375 which provides a considerably lower age of consent for married girls violates Article

Latest hearing
11.10.2017

Child Marriage & the Marital Rape Exception in IPC : Judgement delivered

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This case will decide the constitutional validity of the Aadhar Act.

Latest hearing
17.01.2018

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On 18.1.2018,  the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued with the

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D.Y. Chandrachud

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13th May 2016 - 10th Nov 2024


Justice Dhananjaya Yeshwant Chandrachud is the son of Justice Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud, the 16th and longest serving Chief Justice of

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