September 15, 2021 9:46 pm
They entered into wedlock under the Special Marriage Act at a local sub-registrar office.
August 13, 2021 7:13 am
Justice Najmi Waziri said there is a prohibition to send such notices which could jeopardise the plans of the applicants or become a cause “for threat to their lives or limb”.
August 12, 2021 4:44 pm
The state government said that under the Act, solemnisation of marriage was mandatory prior to registering it under the SMA and therefore, presence of the two sides and the witnesses is required before the Marriage Officer.
July 31, 2021 7:18 am
The exclusion of Muslim marriages from the Compulsory Marriage Order was discriminatory in nature, says advocate appearing for the petitioners.
July 16, 2021 11:05 am
Recently, a woman approached the Khar police saying she was getting married to a person from another religion, and after learning about her marriage, few men allegedly humiliated her parents.
July 06, 2021 12:40 am
The maulvi is the fourth accused in the case, apart from the husband of the victim and his brother and father.
February 10, 2021 10:21 pm
The woman, who was present before the Gujarat HC bench via video-conferencing from a Junagadh district court on February 8, informed the bench that following the notice issued to the marriage registry in Ahmedabad, the couple were called to the Karanj police station in Ahmedabad at 8 pm and were only let go at 3 am.
February 10, 2021 8:07 am
Under the Act, any person before the expiry of 30 days from the date of publication of notice by the marriage officer can object to the marriage on the ground that it would contravene one or more conditions mentioned in the law.
January 15, 2021 9:23 am
Allahabad HC rings a welcome note of constitutional caution against reckless state intrusion on personal life
January 14, 2021 8:51 am
Section 5 of the Special Marriage Act, the legislation that allows solemnisation of marriages irrespective of the religion of the couple, requires parties to give a 30-day public notice of their intention to marry.