PRE MARITAL SEX

  • Premarital sex 'immoral', says a Delhi court January 6, 2014

    A court in Delhi has said that premarital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. ...
  • Premarital sex 'immoral', no religion permits it: Court January 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Premarital sex is "immoral" and against the "tenets of every religion", a Delhi court has said while holding that every act of sexual intercourse between two adults on the promise of marriage does not become rape. Additional sessions judge Virender Bhat also held that a woman, especially grown...
  • Livein relationship neither a crime nor a sin: Supreme Court November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Livein relationship is neither a crime nor a sin, the Supreme Court has held while asking Parliament to frame law for protection of women in such relationship and children born out of it. The apex court said unfortunately, there is no express statutory provision to regulate livein relationships upon...
  • HC judgement on premarital sex comes as a relief: actress Khushbu June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: For produceractress Khushbu Sundar, the uproar over the recent judgement passed by the Madras High Court which stated that couples indulging in premarital sex can be considered married brought back memories of 2005. Supporting the recent stand by the Madras HC, the actress in a telephonic interview stated, "High...
  • State of The Nation: Are the prevailing mindsets in our society biased against modern women? January 24, 2013

    In the State Of The Nation survey on safety of women as part of CNNIBN's Agenda for Change, the majority says that a woman who is raped is not only ruined for life but also that women should abide by a certain dress code in public. ...
  • Rape victims are ruined for life, feels India January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In the State Of The Nation survey on safety of women as part of CNNIBN's Agenda for Change, the majority says that a woman who is raped is not only ruined for life but also that women should abide by a certain dress code in public. More than...
  • I admire Indira and Sonia Gandhi: Khushboo May 1, 2010

    When the Supreme Court April 28 dismissed nearly two dozen criminal cases filed against Tamil actress Khushboo for making a statement endorsing premarital sex and livein relationships it was not just a victory for her but also a victory for freedom of expression and speech. Khushboo had to face the...
  • Is talk about premarital sex still taboo? April 29, 2010

    Victory for Khushboo and free speech. The Supreme Court on Wednesday scraped 22 criminal cases against her for speaking on premarital sex and virginity. ...
  • SC scraps cases against Khushboo April 28, 2010

    Relief for Tamil actor Khushboo from her legal tangle. The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed 22 criminal cases filed against the star. Cases were filed against her by Tamil political parties like the PMK in 2005 after Khushboo said pre marital sex was a social reality. ...
  • Khusboo wins, SC scraps cases against her April 28, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed 22 criminal cases filed against actress Khusboo for her statements in magazines allegedly endorsing premarital sex. A bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justices Deepak Verma and B S Chauhan allowed the appeal filed by the actress against the decision of...
  • FTN: Living together not against Indian values March 25, 2010

    The Supreme Court has observed that living together and premarital sex are not criminal offences but in fact are an extension of the right to life. The apex court said this when hearing the case filed by actor Khushboo seeking to quash as many as 22 criminal cases against her...
  • Britain now more liberal about sex: Survey January 23, 2008

    London: Britain is becoming socially more liberal, according to one of the country's most comprehensive surveys, with seven in 10 seeing nothing wrong with premarital sex and views on homosexuality also relaxing. The annual British Social Attitudes report, which polls more than 3,000 people, found views on sex, marriage, the family...
  • Sushmita sued for 'chaste' remarks January 13, 2007

    New Delhi: First it was Tamil actress Kushboo and now its the turn of former Miss Universe and Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen to get a taste of a chaste controversy down south. According to news agency PTI, a Maduraibased advocate has filed a criminal complaint against Sushmita for her reported remarks...