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Hindu Marriage Act

Transsexual is a bride as per Hindu Marriage Act: Madras HC

The judge said the apex court had held that transgender persons had the right to decide their self-identified gender.

23 Apr 2019 6:55 PM

3-judge SC Bench to hear validity of conjugal rights

According to the petitioners, Ojaswa Pathak and Mayank Gupta the provisions provide the statutory scheme for the Restitution of Conjugal Rights.

06 Mar 2019 2:31 AM

Second marriage not void during pendency of divorce appeal: Supreme Court

The restriction placed on second marriage till dismissal of an appeal would not apply in cases were the parties have arrived at settlement.

28 Aug 2018 9:20 AM

Marriage without consent, SC lets K'taka woman to stay away from husband

However, SC refused to annul 26-year-old woman's marriage only on the ground that it was performed without her consent.

07 May 2018 7:33 PM

Pheras around incense sticks doesn’t invalidate marriage: Bombay HC

Court rejects plea of man to dissolve union.

01 May 2018 5:19 AM


HC: Consent in divorce plea using modern tech legal

Arguing for the petitioner’s wife, advocate Samir Vaidya said that his client and her husband had been living apart for a year.

15 Apr 2018 2:00 AM

26-yr-old Karnataka woman forced to marry, writes to Supreme Court

SC directed Centre to provide protection to woman, daughter of politician in Karnataka, who claimed that she was forcibly married.

11 Apr 2018 5:03 PM

Attempt to stop marriages by khap panchayats illegal: Supreme Court

The ruling came on a plea by NGO Shakti Vahini, which had moved the apex court in 2010 seeking protection of couples from honour killings.

27 Mar 2018 12:18 PM

MP Sarpanch, 51, loses job for trying to marry 12-yr-old girl

The sarpanch had booked helicopter ride for his would-be wife and sought permission for constructing temporary helipad.

29 Dec 2017 11:07 AM

Fear of wife’s mental health issues helps man get divorce

The court while dissolving the marriage also quashed the family court order favouring the wife on the same ground.

30 Oct 2017 1:56 AM


6-month cooling period for granting divorce under Hindu law can be waived: SC

SC held, minimum cooling period for granting divorce can be waived if there was no possibility of cohabitation between an estranged couple.

12 Sep 2017 8:54 PM

No IDs, no luggage: B'luru hotel justifies refusing room to interreligious couple

The husband, a Muslim while the wife, a Hindu were denied a room at the Olive residency, on alleged religious grounds.

05 Jul 2017 2:02 PM

Law Commission stresses on linking UID in compulsory registration of marriages

The Commission also opined that the time limit to register marriage should be restricted within 30 days, thereafter incurring a penalty.

04 Jul 2017 6:22 PM

Pak passes landmark Hindu marriage bill, women to get registration certificate

The bill was approved by the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights on January 2 with an overwhelming majority.

19 Feb 2017 1:45 PM

Supreme Court nixes cool-off rider, gives divorce

The bench therefore granted divorce to the lawyer couple.

15 Nov 2016 4:02 AM