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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020

Hindu marriage act

Oct 07, 2019 23:56
The matter was heard on October 4 by a bench of justices SK Kaul and KM Joseph that issued a notice to the wife, asking her to appear before it. read more
Aug 16, 2019 23:21
The bench clarified that while considering maintenance pleas, it would rely on guidelines contained in the legal provisions concerned and binding judgments of higher courts. read more
Mar 06, 2019 07:32
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to revisit its 35-year-old judgment empowering courts to ask estranged couples to “cohabit” and “take part in sexual intercourse” in the larger interest of preventing a breakdown in marriage. read more
Oct 22, 2018 21:09
The Supreme Court bench said such a plea cannot be a matter of “public interest” and an affected person can come to the court. read more
Aug 21, 2018 04:51
The Delhi high court was hearing a case regarding an inter-caste marriage wherein the couple, both 19 years old, feared harm. read more
Jun 19, 2018 22:50
The 77-year-old petitioner had alleged that his wife, 68, had told him in front of the man, with whom she was in an adulterous relationship, that the three children born in the wedlock were not with him but with her paramour. read more
Jun 19, 2018 11:28
If a woman succeeds in getting multiple orders of maintenance, the husband does not have to pay all these amounts and can pay just the larger amount, the court said. read more
May 25, 2018 11:04
Consent terms signed before a mediator will not have a binding effect until the family court passes a formal judgment and decree on the basis of the same, the court ruled read more
May 07, 2018 20:03
A Karnataka politician’s 26-year-old daughter submitted to the top court that her marriage be set aside as she did not consent to it. read more
May 02, 2018 10:45
The bench also referred to another complaint lodged by her against her brother-in-law alleging that he threatened to kidnap her son. read more
Apr 29, 2018 00:42
‘Saptapadi’ around sacred fire refers to seven rounds taken by the bride and groom around a fire. read more
Apr 11, 2018 15:51
The woman has also sought striking down of certain provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act on the grounds that the consent of the bride or the groom has not been made mandatory in the law. read more
Apr 08, 2018 00:52
Bombay high court directs family courts to accept joint pleas for divorce by mutual consent even if the consents are signed by their registered power of attorneys read more