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Oct 18, 2017
Supreme Court criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules, but verdict is too simplistic for a complex problemSupreme Court order criminalising sex with minor wife ends conflict in rules on child abuse and child marriage, but it also makes sexually active adolescents vulnerable
Oct 12, 2017
SC says 23 million minor brides in India; one out of five weddings violate laws prohibiting child marriageExpressing dismay over an alarming figure of 23 million child brides in the country, the Supreme Court has said one out of every five marriages violated laws prohibiting child marriage.
Sep 14, 2017
SC ruling that 'cooling period' can be waived for divorce is progressive, pragmatic; minimises State intervention in matrimonySC held that the six-month waiting period prescribed under Section 13B(2) of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 for divorce by mutual consent is not mandatory.
Sep 13, 2017
Six-month 'cooling period' for divorce under Hindu law not mandatory, says Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the minimum cooling period of six months for granting the decree of divorce under the Hindu law can be waived by a trial court if there was no possibility of cohabitation between an estranged couple.
Sep 07, 2017
Triple talaq case petitioner proposes Muslim Family Law on lines of Hindu, Indian Christian marriage actsA petitioner in the triple talaq case came out with a proposal for a Muslim Family Law to govern marriages and divorces in the community on the lines of the Hindu and Indian Christian marriage acts
Jun 13, 2017
Hindu Marriage Act must keep up with times to provide protection to partners, children in live-in relationshipsThe scope of marriage under the HMA must be expanded to accommodate the changes in society and to provide legal protection to the rights of partners and children born out of non-marriages.
Oct 12, 2016
Muslim Women's Law Board chief moots New Marriage Act, AIMPLB trashes ideaAs the debate over Triple Talaq heats up with the Centre telling Supreme Court that the practice violates fundamental rights, a Muslim women body has gone a step ahead and demanded a new Muslim Marriage Act on the lines of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
Feb 11, 2016
Pak parliament approves Hindu Marriage Act; editorial in local daily calls it good newsThe Pakistani parliament has worked out a mechanism to register marriages between Hindus in the country, a daily said Thursday, noting that while this is "good news" for the country, "we must remember that parliament has only done what it should have done decades ago".
Nov 06, 2014
Madras HC dismisses PIL to amend age of men, women in Hindu Marriage actMadras High Court on Thursday dismissed a PIL seeking a direction to Central and state governments to amend the Hindu Marriage act.
Oct 06, 2013
No your honour, it's not the 'duty' of the wife to do the houseworkThe idea that it is the woman's sacred duty to wake up early, prepare breakfast for the husband and do all the housework is so ingrained in the Indian psyche, that the idea that she wouldn't want to do it is in a word, unthinkable.