January 03, 2022 1:18 pm
According to the members' list of the parliamentary standing committee, TMC MP Sushmita Dev is the only woman among the 31 members.
July 16, 2021 2:33 am
The court has observed that all children - irrespective of the personal laws governing the marriage of their parents - should be eligible for jobs on compassionate grounds.
July 07, 2021 7:54 am
The division bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh listed the petition for hearing on August 27 along with similar petitions seeking recognition of same-sex marriages under Hindu Marriage Act, Foreign Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act.
June 18, 2021 2:23 am
During a hearing on Tuesday, a Bench of Justices Kaushal Jayendra Thaker and Dinesh Pathak observed that it failed “to understand how such a petition could be allowed” as it permits “illegality in the society”.
May 14, 2020 8:42 pm
When it was first passed, the Hindu Marriage Act did not have ‘cruelty’ as a ground for divorce. It was after an amendment in 1976 that this basis became available for seeking both divorce and judicial separation.
May 16, 2019 9:08 am
In the case filed by an Amritsar woman related to the trial court decision of granting the decree of divorce under Section 11 of the Act to her husband, the wife sought the High Court’s intervention only in deciding the question of permanent alimony.
February 14, 2019 1:50 am
The Upper House first passed The Personal Laws Amendment Bill, 2018 by voice vote and Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu then took up the Consumer Protection Bill, but it was met with vociferous protests from TMC and Left parties, forcing a 10-minute adjournment.
April 11, 2018 4:42 pm
It directed the Superintendent of the Police concerned to serve notice on the respondents and fixed the matter for further hearing on May 5.
September 12, 2017 8:38 pm
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.
August 20, 2017 1:51 pm
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.