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.
April 04, 2015 12:57 am
Couple got married in 1993 and the petition for divorce was filed by the husband on May 15, 1996.
October 21, 2014 4:14 am
The couple got married on April 15, 1999 according to Hindu Vedic rites.
September 29, 2014 12:47 am
Suggests ban on triple talaaq, polygamy, redefining adultery.
April 21, 2014 9:27 pm
The state is notorious for honour killing of young men and women who dare to marry outside their caste.