Supreme Court halts “Disturbing” use of Astrology in Rape Victim Assessment on June 3rd

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On June 3rd, in a special sitting, the Supreme Court stayed an order by the Allahabad High Court through which it sought the assistance of astrology to ascertain if the rape victim was ‘manglik’, as the accused used the same reason to deny marrying her after sexual relations. Background According to Hindu astrology, a person … Read more