The Delhi High Court has observed that the intention of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act is to protect children minor from sexual exploitation and that it was never meant to criminalise consensual romantic relationships between young adults.
The court's observation came while dealing with bail pleas arising from a case involving an alleged attempt to murder and physical assault on the complainant man by the family of the woman, who married him against the wishes of her family.
As per one of the contentions of the Income Tax Department, Huawei had a "willful failure" of providing account books and relevant documents during a search at the Chinese tech giant's Gurugram office.
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a clarification on the pleas moved by different groups of doctors against Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev’s remarks in relation to Allopathy, asking whether the same issues were raised before the High Court as well as the Supreme Court. Dealing with a suit related to the claims […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought a detailed reply from the Centre on a group of pleas against Agnipath scheme while refusing to pass any interim order on the newly-launched scheme for the Armed Forces of the country. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma granted four weeks to […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has said that a girl, who has attained puberty, can marry without the consent of her parents under Muslim laws while hearing a plea seeking protection to a couple who got married against the consent of girl’s parents. Justice Jasmeet Singh observed, “A girl on attaining puberty could marry […]