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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.
Jan 19, 2018
Delhi govt to soon implement separate marriage act for Sikhs; work in final stage, says revenue ministerFraming of provisions under Anand Marriage Act is in final stages and it will be notified soon, Delhi revenue minister Kailash Gahlot said on Wednesday.
Dec 06, 2017
Centre offers Rs 2.5 lakh to every inter-caste marriage involving Dalit partner; removes income ceiling from 2013 lawThe Centre, in a bid to promote inter-caste marriage and the social upliftment of Dalits, has ruled that all inter-caste couples where one partner is a Dalit will stand to earn Rs 2.5 lakh upon getting married