Uniform Civil Code 'neither necessary, nor desirable' at this stage, says Law Commission in consultation paper
A uniform civil code is "neither necessary nor desirable" at this stage, the Law Commission said in a consultation paper on the last day of its term on Friday.
Partners in live-in relationships in India can hope for better rights, if earlier verdicts are anything to go by
The Supreme Court currently examining a case to determine whether a live-in relationship can be treated as a de-facto marriage and whether a man can be held liable to pay his partner maintenance if the relationship ends because of refusal to marry.
The Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider released from jail hours after his arrest for not paying alimony
John Schneider was arrested on 12 June but due to California's overcrowded prison system, he was released hours later
Shyumla Javed, a national level netball player, is the latest victim of the system of triple talaq in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha, which is 380km away from Lucknow.
Supreme Court order fixing alimony at 25% of husband's salary makes divorce so much cheaper for the man
With the Supreme Court now poised to tell us exactly how to live and breathe and bring up toddlers the latest pronouncement of what a man should pay as alimony could cause a bit of consternation.
What percentage of a man's salary should go towards alimony to one's estranged wife? The Supreme Court has set this figure at 25 percent, calling it a "just and fair" amount
A woman has been advised by a Delhi court to make sincere endeavour to find a job, saying she is well-qualified and cannot be allowed to sit idle at home to put financial burden on her estranged husband.
It is silly to attack the red herring of alimony. Far better to work toward a more egalitarian future where women will be just as likely to write the settlement checks.