The move comes after the Centre filed a plea requesting the court that the 2018 judgement which decriminalised adultery under the Indian Penal Code be unapplicable to the armed forces.
Adultery shatters 18-year-old marriage in Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district in Karnataka.
Princess Haya is the sixth wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and is said to have 'seduced' the 37-year-old Russell Flowers.
In Brunei, adultery and gay sex are now punishable by death by stoning.
"Legalising of such acts (homosexuality and adultery) is extremely detestable and unacceptable to the Christians under any circumstances," a statement by NBCC said.
Chhi chhi! Do we have no shame at all? Is this the country we want to bring up our children in?
While the SC judgment is bound to have a far-reaching impact upon marriages in India, the adverse fallout cannot be ignored.
A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra unanimously struck down Section 497 of the IPC dealing with the offence of adultery, holding it manifestly arbitrary, archaic and violative of the rights to equality and equal opportunity to women.
The Supreme Court on Thursday declared that adultery is not a crime, saying the colonial-era anti-adultery law treated women as "chattel of husbands".
A five-judge Constitution bench was unanimous in holding Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), dealing with the offence of adultery, as unconstitutional and struck down the penal provision.
Adultery should not be a criminal offence: CJI.
CJI says it's time to say husband is not the master of woman.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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