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A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI

Nikahnama Amendments: Parting Peacefully

Above: A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI In a path-breaking move, Pakistan has proposed major amendments in the marriage document which will help in empowering women by...
A representational picture of a Hindu marriage

Hindu Woman-Muslim Man Marriage “Neither valid Nor Void”, Child Born Legitimate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that although the marriage between a Muslim man and Hindu woman is neither valid nor void, the child...

Compassionate Appointment: A Legitimate Demand

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence The Supreme Court held that a person born of a void marriage is entitled to such appointment and ensured the...

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...
Supreme Court

SC’s observations in Adultery case

The Supreme Court while delivering verdict in the Adultery case made strong observations. The five-member constitution bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra, Justice Rohinton Nariman, Justice...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Live-in Relationships: Born Free, Live Free!

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In far-reaching judgments, courts have approved live-in relationships among adults even if the boy is not of marriageable age ~By Venkatasubramanian For...
Live-in Relationships: Licence to Love

Live-in Relationships: Licence to Love

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In many far-reaching judgments, the apex court has taken a liberal view of couples wanting to live together and supported...
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...
Live-in relationships: Is MP mulling an escape route?

An Escape Route?

Men in live-in relationships in the state will no longer be tried for rape if this Act gets presidential assent. Does MP being a...
Above: Parsis want the 1936 Act to be updated

Jury System Must Go

Above: Parsis want the 1936 Act to be updated The process of appointment of delegates from the Parsi community as “jury” was abolished but yet...
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 asks NIA to probe Hadiya marriage case

SC asks NIA to probe Hadiya marriage case

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadiya. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page The Akhila/Hadiya Case (know the background) was heard again by the Supreme...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...
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...

Novel dose of insulin

Diabetic girls no longer find it difficult to get a partner in Gujarat. A matchmaker bureau is helping them find an ideal soulmate. By Mahesh...

'marriage' - 17 News Results

A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI

Nikahnama Amendments: Parting Peacefully

Above: A Muslim marriage/Photo: UNI In a path-breaking move, Pakistan has proposed major amendments in the marriage document which will help in empowering women by...
A representational picture of a Hindu marriage

Hindu Woman-Muslim Man Marriage “Neither valid Nor Void”, Child Born Legitimate

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that although the marriage between a Muslim man and Hindu woman is neither valid nor void, the child...

Compassionate Appointment: A Legitimate Demand

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence The Supreme Court held that a person born of a void marriage is entitled to such appointment and ensured the...

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...
Supreme Court

SC’s observations in Adultery case

The Supreme Court while delivering verdict in the Adultery case made strong observations. The five-member constitution bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra, Justice Rohinton Nariman, Justice...
Illustration by Anthony Lawrence

Live-in Relationships: Born Free, Live Free!

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In far-reaching judgments, courts have approved live-in relationships among adults even if the boy is not of marriageable age ~By Venkatasubramanian For...
Live-in Relationships: Licence to Love

Live-in Relationships: Licence to Love

Above: Illustration by Anthony Lawrence In many far-reaching judgments, the apex court has taken a liberal view of couples wanting to live together and supported...
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...
Live-in relationships: Is MP mulling an escape route?

An Escape Route?

Men in live-in relationships in the state will no longer be tried for rape if this Act gets presidential assent. Does MP being a...
Above: Parsis want the 1936 Act to be updated

Jury System Must Go

Above: Parsis want the 1936 Act to be updated The process of appointment of delegates from the Parsi community as “jury” was abolished but yet...
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 asks NIA to probe Hadiya marriage case

SC asks NIA to probe Hadiya marriage case

Above: Shafin Jahan (left) and wife Hadiya. Image sourced from Jahan’s Facebook page The Akhila/Hadiya Case (know the background) was heard again by the Supreme...
Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

Have we achieved the objectives of the Constitution?

November 26, 2016 was observed as Law Day all over India, especially by members of the legal fraternity. The day is celebrated to honour...
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...

Novel dose of insulin

Diabetic girls no longer find it difficult to get a partner in Gujarat. A matchmaker bureau is helping them find an ideal soulmate. By Mahesh...

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