Pankhuri Vaidya

Child Marriage, Rape And The Loopholes Of The Law

Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (amended) states that a man is said to have committed rape, if he does any of the intrusive sexual acts as enlisted in Section 375, with a girl below 18 years of age, with or without her consent. However, Exception 2 of the same Section provides that sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under fifteen years of age, is not rape!

One More Time Peshawar?

A lone dead star, darker than the darkest Stood guard in a pale wintry Peshawar.. While evil slipped in after scaling the walls Before turning the masjid of little angels Into crimson and gore. The...