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Latest News on Special 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.
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.
Mar 15, 2018
Kerala HC says govt can't question citizens' right to religious conversion by insisting on certificationThe Kerala High Court has held that people don't need certificates from government-approved institutions in order to change their religions, holding that governments cannot question citizens' rights to convert to another religion
Dec 23, 2017
BJP, Shiv Sena activists disrupt wedding in Ghaziabad alleging 'love jihad', clash with policeBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Friday clashed with police in Ghaziabad over the marriage of a Hindu girl with a Muslim boy, which the activists described as a case of "love-jihad"
Dec 08, 2017
SC asks Parsi community to relook laws ostracising women who marry outside their faithThe Supreme Court said the law does not sanction the concept of a woman's religion getting merged with her husband's faith after an inter-religion marriage, while dealing a legal question whether a Parsi woman loses her religious identity if she marries a man from a different religion
Oct 09, 2017
Is a woman entitled to retain her religious identity after inter-faith marriage? SC constitutional bench to studyThe Supreme Court on Monday referred to a constitution bench the question whether a woman loses her original religion and embraces her husband's religion after marriage
Aug 22, 2017
With a hollow Special Marriage Act, runaway couples in India are losing the battle of choiceIn a society where marriage outside the caste is still considered a taboo, provisions of Special Marriage Act remain under-utilised.
Jul 17, 2017
Abu Salem moves Mumbai court, seeks temporary bail to get marriedGangster Abu Salem, convicted last month in the Mumbai serial blasts case, on Monday moved a Mumbai court seeking parole or temporary bail for marriage.
Jul 14, 2017
'Irom Sharmila's marriage with British citizen would affect peace in Kodaikanal'; activist files petitionA local social activist has filed an objection to the proposed marriage of human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila with her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho
Oct 14, 2016
Triple talaq: Uniform Civil Code doesn't cost you the right to govern yourselfOn 7 October the Central Government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court opposing practices like triple talaq and polygamy.