Adultery

  • Pak police parades couple naked for intent of adultery August 4, 2012

    Islamabad: In a shocking incident, a man and a woman arrested on charges of "intent to commit adultery" were paraded naked by police through a town in Sindh province of southern Pakistan, according to a media report on Saturday. Mumtaz Mirbahar, a trader, and a woman were arrested by police...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    Suhasini: Hello and welcome to World View with me, Suhasini Haidar. Tonight we have a special interview on the show. Shashi Tharoor, UN Under-Secretary General formerly and also formerly Minister for State or External Affairs, Member of Parliament today and also an author. He's out with a new book...
  • Execution on tape: World turning its back on Afghan women? July 13, 2012

    A man alleged to be a member of the Taliban shot dead a woman accused of adultery in front of a crowd near Kabul. Violence against women has increased sharply in the past year, according to Afghanistan's independent human rights commission. Is the world turning its back on Afghan women?...
  • Sudan: Young woman sentenced to death by stoning June 1, 2012

    Khartoum: A Sudanese woman, believed to be around 20, has been sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery, and is being held near Khartoum, shackled in prison with her baby son, rights groups and lawyers said on Thursday. Campaigners condemned the ruling, saying it violated international standards and raised concerns...
  • Mumbai: Adulterous woman kills husband March 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Unhappy in her marriage, a 25-year-old housewife decided to end her husband's life with the help of her lover and his friend. Sangita Chandrakant Varak, a resident of Chembur, watched her husband Chandrakant die as her lover strangled Chandrakant's throat by stepping on it. Sangita and a friend of...
  • Adult woman on trial for seducing 12-year-old January 19, 2011

    London: A 31-year-old mother of two has reportedly gone on trial in Britain for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old boy after seducing him with text messages. Diane Pullar, a primary school playground assistant allegedly groomed the boy after her son made friends with his older brother, and the two...
  • Achievements forgotten, Tiger now butt of all jokes December 14, 2009

    New Delhi: A lot can change over the course of two weeks, especially if you are Tiger Woods. Over the last fortnight, the 33-year-old golf superstar has gone from being one of the world's most private famous persons to being a global butt of jokes. He's not only lost sponsors but...
  • Tiger Woods' wife walks out on him March 26, 2010

    London: Golfer Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren has reportedly packed her bags and left him after porn star Holly Sampson was named as the seventh secret lover of her husband. Mirror.co.uk reports that Swedish beauty Elin quit the family's 1.7 million pound Florida mansion on Monday. Woods is reportedly trying to...
  • Man sees wife, friend in porn DVD, stabs him May 13, 2009

    Taipei: A Taiwanese carpenter bought a porn DVD only to find secretly taped motel footage of his wife having sex with his friend, whom the husband later stabbed, a newspaper reported on Wednesday. The husband, identified only by his surname Lee, discovered the illicit sex on the DVD in 2002. The...
  • Taliban execute couple for 'illicit relationship' April 19, 2009

    Islamabad: Taliban militants executed a man and a woman in public on charges of having illicit relations. The couple was shot with Kalashnikovs in front of their relatives, in Hangu district of troubled North West Pakistan. The shocking footage of the shooting incident which took place a few days back near...
  • GenX becoming 'generation with no sex' February 6, 2008

    London: The term Generation X may soon come to be known as 'Generation with no sex', with a research revealing that people who are currently aged between 20 to 40 are less prone to adultery and multiple sexual partners than generations before and after them. The new research shows that adultery...
  • 'But I didn’t cheat on my husband' February 4, 2008

    Ruchi* (names changed on request) and Prateet had nothing in common: She came from a middle-class background, he was a diplomat’s son, she was 27, him 19, she a housewife, him a student. They had met at a salsa class: Her husband – a high-profile life insurance agent didn’t have...
  • Special: Can adultery save marriages? May 19, 2007

    Why get married? For human beings, marriage is such an unnatural state. If you want monogamy, it has been said, you should marry a swan. - Quentin Crisp, The Art of Celibacy Mars-Venus, testosterone-estrogen, work husbands and wives, your space or mine… the War of the Sexes (they call it mating...
  • Women's panel seeks adultery debate December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: Should adultery be treated as a crime or a civil offence? The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Wednesday said a national debate must settle the issue. "It is an important issue and we have suggested to the government that a national consensus is needed on whether adultery should...
  • New ammo to fight fuel adulteration October 4, 2006

    New Delhi: The move came a day after Gandhi Jayanti. But Gandhi would be pleased with the Petroleum Ministry getting into Gandhigiri mode. The Petroleum Minister has found a new ammunition to fight fuel adulteration. As an adulterant, kerosene is perhaps the single biggest corrupter of morals and the environment....