Consensual sex

Avoiding marriage despite physical relation doesn't amount to rape: Court

Avoiding marriage despite physical relation doesn't amount to rape: Court

A recent order passed by a sessions court acquitted a 30-year-old man accused of raping a woman.

Oct 09, 2017, 08:10 AM IST
AAP leader Ashutosh should be made minister of private and consensual sex: Markandey Katju

AAP leader Ashutosh should be made minister of private and consensual sex: Markandey Katju

Sandeep Kumar, arrested on rape charges on the complaint of a woman, was on Monday remanded to three-day police custody by a Delhi court.

Sep 06, 2016, 08:46 AM IST
Web series alert! Informative stuff about sex

Web series alert! Informative stuff about sex

A video from a new web series aims at reaching out to the young generation and educate them about consensual sex.

May 17, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

It is believed that a majority of sex workers in India are forced into the trade by poverty.

Feb 15, 2016, 03:03 AM IST
Delhi court frees man of rape charges, terms it 'youthful eagerness'

Delhi court frees man of rape charges, terms it 'youthful eagerness'

A Delhi court has acquitted a man of the charges of raping a woman on false pretext of marriage observing that the two, being in the prime of their youth, had consensual intimate relations in "youthful eagerness". 

Jan 21, 2016, 22:56 PM IST
Dimapur lynching: No rape but consensual sex, Nagaland govt tells MHA

Dimapur lynching: No rape but consensual sex, Nagaland govt tells MHA

In a fresh twist in the lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur, the Nagaland government in its report to the Union Home Ministry has said that the case was of 'consensual sex' and not rape, as per reports.

Mar 11, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

Youth convicted of raping lover, minor`s `consent` immaterial

A youth has been convicted of raping his 14-year-old lover by a Delhi court which said though the physical relations between them were "consensual", he was guilty of the crime as the girl was a minor.

Mar 11, 2014, 17:18 PM IST

Women don`t need court endorsement for consensual sex: Renuka Chowdhary

Women above 18 can have consensual sex and do not need court endorsement for that, Congress leader Renuka Chowdhary on Friday said following a Delhi court judgement.

Oct 19, 2013, 00:27 AM IST

`Consensual sex with girl below 18 yrs no offence under POCSO`

Consensual sex with a girl, who is below 18 years of age, would not amount to an offence under the newly enacted Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, a Delhi court has said.

Aug 25, 2013, 09:56 AM IST

Man cannot be prosecuted for rape for consensual sex with major woman: SC

A man cannot be prosecuted for rape for being in a sexual relationship with his major woman friend if he intended to marry her but the wedlock could not take place due to some circustances, the Supreme Court today held.

May 20, 2013, 19:48 PM IST

CPI opposes proposal to lower age of consent

Opposing proposal for lowering age of consent for consensual sex from 18 to 16, CPI said it will encourage child marriage and open a pandora`s box of social anomalies like trafficking of children.

Mar 17, 2013, 19:40 PM IST

Will oppose move to lower age of consent for sex: RSS

Slamming the government move to lower the age for consensual sex, RSS on Sunday said it was socially unacceptable and it would oppose the measure.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:41 PM IST

Muslims against lower consensual sex age

Three leading Muslim groups are against the government decision to lower the age for consensual sex, saying it will be a blow to family and social values.

Mar 16, 2013, 15:36 PM IST

Raje wants debate on lowering the age of consensual sex

Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday said she wanted a debate on the Centre`s decision to lower the age of consensual sex from 18 to 16 years.

Mar 15, 2013, 22:22 PM IST

Lowering age for consensual sex will lead to more rapes: Ramdev

Baba Ramdev said the Centre`s decision to reduce the age for consensual sex from 18 to 16 years would affect the social order.

Mar 15, 2013, 00:37 AM IST

WCD against lowering age of consensual sex from 18 to 16

The proposal to lower the age of consensual sex from the present 18 years to 16 continued to be the sticking point at the meeting of GoM.

Mar 13, 2013, 00:38 AM IST

Govt proposes to lower age for consensual sex

The government has proposed to lower the age for consensual sex from 18 to 16 and reintroduce the word `rape` instead of `sexual assault`.

Mar 05, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

Haryana Congress issues notice to Goyat for his comments

Haryana Congress leader Dharambir Goyat, was issued a notice by his party seeking explanation for his "consensual sex", remarks.

Oct 12, 2012, 19:37 PM IST

CPI-M slams Haryana Cong leader for controversial rape remark

CPI(M) slammed as "utter hypocrisy" the statement by a Haryana Congress leader that 90 per cent rapes in the state were "consensual" and said the party has given licence to its leaders to "defend the indefensible".

Oct 12, 2012, 17:40 PM IST

Girl jailed for claiming rape after sex with three

A woman in Britain has been sentenced to two years in prison for falsely claiming to have been raped by three men with whom she had willingly slept during a night out.

Sep 19, 2012, 19:50 PM IST