Will destabilise institution of marriage: NGO opposes criminalisation of marital rape

New Delhi: An NGO has moved the Supreme Court opposing the criminalisation of marital rape, saying it would destabilise the institution of marriage. The petition filed by NGO Purush Aayog Trust through its president Barkha Trehan has sought the court’s intervention in a batch of petitions pertaining to the criminalisation of marital rape and the Indian Penal Code (IPC) provision that provides protection to a husband against prosecution for forcible sexual

Karnataka: CBI raids educational institution owned by Cong chief Shivakumar

Bengaluru: The sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday conducted raids on educational institution owned by Karnataka Congress President D.K. Shivakumar in Bengaluru. The sleuths raided the National Education Foundation located in Rajarajeshwarinagar in Bengaluru and conducted verification of documents. Shivakumar is the chairman of the foundation and his daughter Ishwarya is the secretary. Shivakumar stated that CBI has conducted raids on his educational institutions. “They (CBI) are