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Latest News on Hindu Marriage Act
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Jul 09, 2019
Delhi HC declines plea to direct Centre to criminalise marital rape and make it grounds for divorce, says framing laws is domain of legislatureSince marital rape at present is not a crime, there is no FIR registered by a wife against her husband in any police station, the petition had said.
Jul 08, 2019
Delhi HC dismisses petition seeking recognition of LGBT relationships, rights to marriage, adoption and divorceDelhi HC dismissed a petition seeking directions to make rules, regulation to recognise LGBT community members' relationships including marriage, adoption, divorce. The petition was filed by Tajinder Singh sought to constitute an LGBT commission in Delhi for upliftment and welfare of members of the community.
Mar 05, 2019
Compelling wife to 'cohabit' with husband violates fundamental rights; it's time SC reviewed Section 9 of Hindu Marriage ActSupreme Court must reconsider the constitutional validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marriage Act, which empowers courts in India to effectively force a person to live with their spouse against their will
Jan 07, 2019
Lok Sabha passes Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill; proposed legislation removes leprosy as ground for divorceThe Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha in August 2018. The Law Commission in its report had also recommended repeal of laws and provisions which were discriminatory against leprosy affected people.
Oct 22, 2018
SC dismisses plea seeking to reduce men's marriageable age to 18 years, fines petitioner Rs 25,000 for filing PIL lacking meritThe petition has challenged the provisions of the Child Marriage Restraint Act, the Special Marriage Act and the Hindu Marriage Act which deal with the minimum marriageable age for men.
Sep 07, 2018
Section 377 Verdict: Gay marriage, inheritance, adoption laws unlikely; 'majoritarian' view will keep State, SC awayThe Supreme Court was able to read down Section 377 because right to equality guaranteed in the Constitution, but to legalise gay marriages, adoption or inheritance, requires legislative changes, something only the Parliament can do
Jul 16, 2018
Partners in live-in relationships in India can hope for better rights, if earlier verdicts are anything to go byThe 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.
May 21, 2018
Karnataka polls: Rivals accusing HD Kumaraswamy of having parallel families shows dirty politics thrives on private livesIf bigamous politicians are truly a political issue, let a party have the guts to say they will deny tickets to anyone doing it.
Apr 11, 2018
SC says consent inherent in Hindu Marriage Act, won't intervene to issue declaration separatelyThe Supreme Court on Wednesday said consent is inherent in Hindu Marriage Act and won't interfere to issue a declaration separately, media reports said.
Jan 24, 2018
Racing against the clock on triple talaq: Muslim men in UP rush to divorce their wives as bill might resurface in Budget SessionMuslim men in Uttar Pradesh's rural areas seem to be in a hurry to divorce their wives before the Union government outlaws the practice of triple talaq. There has been a spurt in these instant divorces since Parliament took up the bill.