Parliamentary Panel Urges Gender-Neutral Criminalization of Adultery in New Penal Code

Parliamentary Panel Urges Gender-Neutral Criminalization of Adultery in New Penal Code

Adultery is likely to resurface under a different name. Until 2018, it was a crime punished by the Indian Penal Code (IPC). In reviewing the Bharatiya Nyaya Samhita (BNS), the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs recommended that adultery be made a crime and that a gender-neutral clause be put in place. The draught report … Read more