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.
Whether the Exception 2 to Section 375 which provides a considerably lower age of consent for married girls violates Article
Child Marriage & the Marital Rape Exception in IPC : Judgement delivered
This case will decide if Court has authority to annul marriage of an adult on suspicion of 'forced' consent.
Bench clarified that it will not investigate Hadiya’s marriage and restrict examination to terror angle
On 6.02.2018, 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
10th Oct 2011 - 2nd Oct 2018
Justice Dipak Misra hails from the state of Odisha. He enrolled as an Advocate in 1977 and practiced Constitutional, Civil,