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Six-month cooling period for granting divorce can be waived, says SC

The 1955 Hindu Marriage Act provides for a statutory cooling period of six months between the first and the last motion for seeking divorce by mutual consent to explore the possibility of settlement and cohabitation.

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Foreign court can’t decide divorce plea of Indian domiciled couple: Bombay HC

The HC noted that the parties in the present case are Indian nationals, are Hindus by birth, were married as per Hindu Vedic Rights and were governed in the matter of marriage and divorce by the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act-1955.

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HC sets aside divorce granted to man on grounds of cruelty by family court

Couple got married in 1993 and the petition for divorce was filed by the husband on May 15, 1996.

High Court rejects plea of man who sought divorce on religious grounds

The couple got married on April 15, 1999 according to Hindu Vedic rites.

Panel seeks more rights for women in family laws

Suggests ban on triple talaaq, polygamy, redefining adultery.

Haryana Khap panchayat allows inter-caste marriages

The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste.

‘Breakdown of marriage not ground for divorce’

The wife sought her marriage’s restitution, claiming the man was impotent and, therefore, could not consummate the marriage.

HC denies divorce to woman who claimed she didn’t know of husband’s religion

The woman had moved the court in 2011 stating that her marriage on January 13,1999 as per Hindu rituals was null as her husband was a Christian.

Woman says did not know husband’s religion,seeks to nullify marriage,Bombay HC dismisses claim

Her lawyer said that under the Hindu Marriage Act,the marriage can be performed only between two Hindus.

Over 9,000 cases disposed of at the 5th Lok Adalat in city

For the quick and economical disposal of cases,the fifth Lok Adalat was held on Saturday at the District Court Complex in Chandigarh.

An unsound framework

Matrimonial law is heavily stacked against persons with disabilities

Haryana Khaps justify ‘honour killing’,put blame on govt

A meeting of Sarvkhap Panchayat in Rohtak discussed honour killing cases.

RS passes Bill to make divorce women-friendly

The Rajya Sabha Monday passed a Bill to make divorce women-friendly,entailing the wife to a share in the husband’s immovable property.

Second lok adalat this year disposes of 5,400 cases

A total of 5,400 cases were disposed of in a Lok Adalat held on Saturday in the Chandigarh District Courts,Sector 43.

Photographed at Formula 1 race,man loses alimony case

While the jury is still out on whether it is a rich man’s sport,Formula 1 has helped a Mumbai woman prove her estranged husband is a ‘Richie rich’ businessman and win Rs 1.5 lakh-a-month alimony.