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SC dubs ‘archaic’ Section 497 arbitrary & anti-woman, hints it may go

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday indicated that the writing could be on the wall for the 158-year-old provision in the law on adultery that punishes a married man for having sex with a married woman without the consent or connivance of her husband.