Drawing the line between Active and Deliberate Consent and No Consent in cases of Sexual Intercourse on Promise of Marriage

Introduction Under Section 375 IPC[i], Rape has been defined as certain sexual acts when committed on a female, under any of the circumstances mentioned under Section 375 IPC. If you read the section it will be very clear that there … Continue reading Drawing the line between Active and Deliberate Consent and No Consent in cases of Sexual Intercourse on Promise of Marriage

Consummation of Marriage, Not as easy as you think: Analyzing Non-consummation as a ground to annul Marriage

In today’s society you will find many couples desperate to annul (putting an end) their marriage on the basis that it had not been consummated. Britney Spears hit the headlines a few years back for annulling her Vegas wedding on … Continue reading Consummation of Marriage, Not as easy as you think: Analyzing Non-consummation as a ground to annul Marriage

“Marry me later” – On the proposed marriageable age for Indian women

INTRODUCTION Women’s legal age to marry has always been a matter of great concern in India over the past few decades. After the adoption of the Indian constitution in 1950, the Child Marriage Act has undergone various modifications. Since 1978, … Continue reading “Marry me later” – On the proposed marriageable age for Indian women