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Hindu Marriage Registration


In the State of West Bengal a Hindu Marriage can now be registered vide a prior notice of seven days. The parties must submit 7 copies of photos. Previously the minimum time of notice was 15 days. The time to submit notice for registration of marria...


Category: Family Law | 4535 hits | Complete Story



Status of Widow, Divorced and Deserted Women


Status of Widow, Divorced and Deserted Women As per the 2001 census, there are 34.3 million widows and 2.34 million divorced / separated women in the country. This information was given by Smt. Krishna Tirath, Minister of State for Women and Child...


Category: Family Law | 3590 hits | Complete Story



No conviction for mere demand of dowry: SC


No conviction for mere demand of dowry: SC The Supreme Court has ruled that a person cannot be convicted for merely demanding dowry unless the demand is followed by mental or physical torture resulting in the death of the victim. A Bench of Justi...


Category: Family Law | 4335 hits | Complete Story



Foreign citizenship, domicile no bar for courts to take up matrimonial cases


Indian courts have jurisdiction to take up matrimonial proceedings involving two Hindus governed by the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) even in cases where the opposite party is a foreign national having his domicile outside India, the Madras High Court ha...


Category: Family Law | 1575 hits | Complete Story



Dowry givers should also be prosecuted: Court


Dowry givers should also be prosecuted: Court New Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI) Sunday, June 27, 2010 --> Observing that the anti-dowry law has been reduced to a ''paper tiger'' du...


Category: Family Law | 2118 hits | Complete Story



Cabinet approves the Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010 to amend the Hindu Marriage Act


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Supreme Court comes to help of same-gotra couple


Coming to the aid of a Haryana couple belonging to the same gotra, or sub-caste, who married defying family norms, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the trial proceedings against the man and also issued a notice to the Haryana government. The apex cou...


Category: Family Law | 1529 hits | Complete Story



Civil code doesn't bar transfer of cases: SC


In a significant ruling, the Supreme Court held that a petition for annulment of marriage between spouses who solemnize their marriage under their personal laws following Hindu rites and traditions in Goa can be transferred to a court outside the st...


Category: Family Law | 1300 hits | Complete Story



law against women : domestic violence act


HON’BLE MR. JUSTICE ARJUN SIKRI AND MR. JUSTICE AJIT BHARIHOKE OF DELHI HIGH COURT ISSUED NOTICE TODAY TO UNION OF INDIA AND STATE GOVT AND DIRECTED TO FILE COUNTER AFFIDAVIT WITHIN TWO WEEKS ON A WRIT PETITION NO 638 0F 2010 FILED BY VARSHA K...


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Domestic abuse case can be filed any time: Delhi HC


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