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How is custody of a child decided when parents separate?

A family court determines who is a fit parent to take complete care of the needs of the child — emotional, medical and educational....

How can a couple obtain divorce by mutual consent?

Under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, and Section 28 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, a divorce petition is jointly filed...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking law pertaining to marital rape as ground for divorce

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to Centre to frame law related to marital rape as a ground for...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Marital rape as ground for divorce: SC tells petitioner to approach Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Monday told a petitioner to approach Delhi High Court for redressal of her plea seeking a direction to Centre to...
Members of the Jaipur royal family including Diya Kumari and her former husband, Narendra Singh Rajawat/Photo Courtesy: Facebook

Jaipur’s Royal Divorce: Let’s Get It Over With

Above: Members of the Jaipur royal family including Diya Kumari and her former husband, Narendra Singh Rajawat/Photo Courtesy: Facebook Ending 24 tumultuous years of marriage,...

Pati, Patni Aur WWW.

By Vrinda Agarwal Marriage breakups, divorce or separation are by nature acrimonious. One side, or sometimes both dig deep into the dirty tricks reservoir to...
SC to Frame Guidelines on Payment Of Maintenance In Matrimonial Matters

Suspecting husband having an affair can be a ground for divorce: Delhi HC

~By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has held suspecting husband habitually of having affair with another woman amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for...
Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI

Double Trouble

Above: Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI Muslim women may be emboldened by the triple talaq verdict but two new petitions against polygamy and...
Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Lothario’s Messy Marriages

Above: Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur An embattled wife gets succour after a...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Divorce: SC says 6-month “cooling off” period for some cases can be waived

The objective of including a six-month “cooling off” period in a mutual consent divorce, introduced in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, was to enable...
When saas bats for bahu in court, beta's straight bat does not help

When saas bats for bahu in court, beta’s straight bat does not help

Family equations are changing in India. The saas (mother-in-law) remembers how she was when she was the bahu (bride) in the family and then, on occasions, sides with...
Photo : UNI

What Muslim Women Want

~By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to as `teen talaq’? Speaking...
Malavika Rajkotia

‘With both genders wanting to break away from the stereotype, this results in increasing...

Leading divorce lawyer Malavika Rajkotia has seen marriages fall apart from a very close quarter whether due to infidelity, domestic violence or property disputes. In...
As per the Quran, a man had to pay a bride price to the family of his future wife for depriving them of a valuable working member

Quran is Fair to Women

Prophet Muhammad laid great emphasis on the protection of women. But as Quranic commentaries became the domain of men, they weakened the position of...
The laws that have been evolved under the Portuguese rule provide for a host of rights to women. Photo: saviocolaco.com

Uniform Civil Code: Goa Shows the Way

Many of the provisions in the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 have been retained since it came closest to fulfilling the objectives of Article...
(L-R) Uzma Naheed, Member, All India Muslim Personal Law Board addressing at a seminar on uniform civil code in Kozhikode. Photo: UNI; Justice V Gopala Gowda.

Uniform Civil Code Must be Debated: Justice V Gopala Gowda

JUSTICE V GOPALA GOWDA who retired last week from the Supreme Court, was popularly known as the “People’s Judge” because of his concern for...

A Moveable Feast

Sometimes by default, often by design—especially when the editors have enough advance time to plan ahead (which they rarely have the luxury of doing...

Karisma Kapoor files dowry harassment complaint against husband, mother-in-law

Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor has filed a dowry harassment complaint under Section 498(A) and 34 of Indian Penal Code(IPC) against her husband Sanjay Kapur,...

Fast-Track Separation

A Gujarat High Court order has waived the mandatory six-month cooling period in granting a divorce. Could it pave the way for quick divorces in...

'divorce' - 18 News Results

How is custody of a child decided when parents separate?

A family court determines who is a fit parent to take complete care of the needs of the child — emotional, medical and educational....

How can a couple obtain divorce by mutual consent?

Under Section 13B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, and Section 28 of the Special Marriage Act, 1954, a divorce petition is jointly filed...
Bombay HC upholds as valid amended clause that provides death penalty for repeat rape offenders

Delhi HC dismisses plea seeking law pertaining to marital rape as ground for divorce

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking directions to Centre to frame law related to marital rape as a ground for...
Supreme Court/Photo: Anil Shakya

Marital rape as ground for divorce: SC tells petitioner to approach Delhi HC

The Supreme Court on Monday told a petitioner to approach Delhi High Court for redressal of her plea seeking a direction to Centre to...
Members of the Jaipur royal family including Diya Kumari and her former husband, Narendra Singh Rajawat/Photo Courtesy: Facebook

Jaipur’s Royal Divorce: Let’s Get It Over With

Above: Members of the Jaipur royal family including Diya Kumari and her former husband, Narendra Singh Rajawat/Photo Courtesy: Facebook Ending 24 tumultuous years of marriage,...

Pati, Patni Aur WWW.

By Vrinda Agarwal Marriage breakups, divorce or separation are by nature acrimonious. One side, or sometimes both dig deep into the dirty tricks reservoir to...
SC to Frame Guidelines on Payment Of Maintenance In Matrimonial Matters

Suspecting husband having an affair can be a ground for divorce: Delhi HC

~By Kunal Rao Delhi HC has held suspecting husband habitually of having affair with another woman amounts to mental cruelty and is a ground for...
Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI

Double Trouble

Above: Muslim women in a district court/Photo: UNI Muslim women may be emboldened by the triple talaq verdict but two new petitions against polygamy and...
Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur

Lothario’s Messy Marriages

Above: Capt Chand Singh (retd) with Murti Devi after a hearing at Tis Hazari courts. Photo: Bhavana Gaur An embattled wife gets succour after a...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Divorce: SC says 6-month “cooling off” period for some cases can be waived

The objective of including a six-month “cooling off” period in a mutual consent divorce, introduced in the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, was to enable...
When saas bats for bahu in court, beta's straight bat does not help

When saas bats for bahu in court, beta’s straight bat does not help

Family equations are changing in India. The saas (mother-in-law) remembers how she was when she was the bahu (bride) in the family and then, on occasions, sides with...
Photo : UNI

What Muslim Women Want

~By Rashme Sehgal What do Muslim women on the ground feel about the issue of triple talaq which they refer to as `teen talaq’? Speaking...
Malavika Rajkotia

‘With both genders wanting to break away from the stereotype, this results in increasing...

Leading divorce lawyer Malavika Rajkotia has seen marriages fall apart from a very close quarter whether due to infidelity, domestic violence or property disputes. In...
As per the Quran, a man had to pay a bride price to the family of his future wife for depriving them of a valuable working member

Quran is Fair to Women

Prophet Muhammad laid great emphasis on the protection of women. But as Quranic commentaries became the domain of men, they weakened the position of...
The laws that have been evolved under the Portuguese rule provide for a host of rights to women. Photo: saviocolaco.com

Uniform Civil Code: Goa Shows the Way

Many of the provisions in the Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 have been retained since it came closest to fulfilling the objectives of Article...
(L-R) Uzma Naheed, Member, All India Muslim Personal Law Board addressing at a seminar on uniform civil code in Kozhikode. Photo: UNI; Justice V Gopala Gowda.

Uniform Civil Code Must be Debated: Justice V Gopala Gowda

JUSTICE V GOPALA GOWDA who retired last week from the Supreme Court, was popularly known as the “People’s Judge” because of his concern for...

A Moveable Feast

Sometimes by default, often by design—especially when the editors have enough advance time to plan ahead (which they rarely have the luxury of doing...

Karisma Kapoor files dowry harassment complaint against husband, mother-in-law

Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor has filed a dowry harassment complaint under Section 498(A) and 34 of Indian Penal Code(IPC) against her husband Sanjay Kapur,...

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