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Adultery: Supreme Court declares Section 497 of IPC unconstitutional

Supreme Court has unanimously struck down Section 497 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860 that makes adultery punishable offence for men. The judgment was given by five-judge bench of the Supreme Court including Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra on petition filed by non-resident Keralite  Joseph Shine. Justice Indu Malhotra was lone woman judge on ..