Laws About-live-in-relationships-in-india

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Partners in live-in relationships in India can hope for better rights, if earlier verdicts are anything to go by
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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.

Indian women and live-in relationships: Social stigma, pervasive myths cloud legal status
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Indian women and live-in relationships: Social stigma, pervasive myths cloud legal status

Contrary to popular belief, women in live-in relationships in India do enjoy legal rights akin to married women. So what is their legal position?