A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud considered the submissions of senior advocate V Shekhar that the petitions be listed before a five-judge constitution bench for final adjudication. read more
The Sindh Hindu Marriage Amendment Bill, 2018 allows women in strained marriages to file for separation. The bill also states that, in case of separation, the man will have to provide for the children. read more
A government provision stated that a widow would continue to receive the allowance until her remarriage or death, but she will be entitled to the money if she remarried her husband’s brother. read more
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were released from a jail on Monday, four days after being acquitted by Allahabad High Court for the murder of their teenage-daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in their apartment in Noida in 2008.
Vinita Devi (centre), a former widow, was married to Rakesh Kumar and the ceremony was solemnized in the presence of 500 widows at the 400 year-old Gopinath temple in Vrindavan on October 16, 2017. Vinita was widowed in 2013, when she lost her husband in the Uttarakhand floods.
When Hasu Sheikh came to know from neighbours that the triple talaq practice was likely to be banned, he married his lover without bothering to divorce his first wife. Sheikh and his stepson attacked Meno Bibi when she refused to leave their house. read more