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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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Case Description

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

Latest hearing
14.02.2018

Snr Counsel Kapil Sibal concluded with Snr. Counsel Gopal Subramanium starting

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n 22.02.2018, the 5 Judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra, and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud, A.K. Sikri and Ashok Bhushan continued hearing

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Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar

Term

13th May 2016 - 29th Jul 2022


Justice Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar has had an exemplary legal career. After pursuing hisB.Com from Mulund College of Commerce, Mumbai, he

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