30th March 2008, Bangalore was shocked by a news wherein an Infosys techie Amit Buddhiraja committed suicide after killing his wife. Amit's wife Rinku was caught having an extra-marital affair with her colleague and when he confronted her, she threatened to get his entire family jailed by trapping them in a false dowry harassment case. Exasperated, imagining the consequences thereafter, Amit took the extreme step.
In a shocking move, the Maharashtra Government seems to be making an amendment to the maintenance provisions, which will now force men to pay to their estranged wives even if the men aren't at fault. The amendment aims at providing maintenance to even those women who wilfully stay away from their husbands.
The recent spate of incidents at JNU has rocked the nation and we see opinions of all varieties and stocks flying in the air. While, the students were either stupid or wanted attention as they severely failed in putting across their point whatever it may be, even the nationalists failed at multiple points in putting their message across.
We make laws in haste and repent in leisure. Under the blanket blindness of "All laws are misused", what we are witnessing is that one after another bad laws are being drafted and all of them specifically target men and now boys.