The Delhi High Court has said that “persistent insistence” of a wife to live separately from her husband’s family is act of cruelty. Despite many legal remedies for mental cruelty, this is essentially a social malaise
A Constitution Bench is hearing a bunch of at least 15 petitions regarding the legalisation of same-sex marriage. The bench said it will restrict itself to the Special Marriage Act, 1954, and not broaden the canvas. Through the pleas, the petitioners are seeking wider constitutional entitlements based on the right to life and personal liberty and other related rights.
The Supreme Court has said that the judgment which held that a Muslim girl aged 15 years can enter into a legal and valid marriage as per personal law by the the Punjab and Haryana High Court in the case Javed vs State of Haryana and Others, should not be relied upon as a precedent in any other case