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Fundamental Right to Privacy

Justice K.S. Puttaswamy vs. Union of India

Case Description

This case will decide if a fundamental right to privacy is guaranteed under the Constitution of India.

Issues

Whether the decision in  M P Sharma v Satish Chandra, District Magistrate, Delhi (1954) SCR 1077 is correct in law. Whether the

Latest hearing
24.08.2017

Judgement delivered. Fundamental Right to privacy upheld.

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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.

Latest hearing
06.09.2017

Child Marriage and the Marital Rape Exception under IPC : Summary of Arguments

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The bench comprising the Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A .M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud heard the Writ Petition

Judges

Madan B. Lokur

Term

4th Jun 2012 - 30th Dec 2018


Former Chief Justice of Gauhati and Andhra Pradesh High Courts.

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