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Proposal to amend the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961


The Government of India is mulling over a proposal to review/amend some provisions of Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.Replying to a question in Lok Sabha today the Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Krishna Tirath stated that the Government ...


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Child adoption process being further simplified


The Government is making all efforts to facilitate the child adoption process both on legal as well as social front. The Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Krishna Tirath stated in Lok Sabha in reply to a question that to facilitate adop...


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Parental intrusion ruining couples' marital life:Delhi high court


Parental intrusion ruining couples' marital life:Delhi high court NEW DELHI: The interference of parents in the married life of their daughters has become a major cause for playing havoc with the lives of young couples post marriage, the Del...


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Temple Authorities act as Marriage registrar


In Tamilnadu on 18.12.2010 the Tamilnadu Government announced that the Hindu temple authorities (endowment board, mutts) can register the marriages as per the HIndu marriage registration Rules. After the registration of marriages the registers wil...


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Mentally husband confine to one month jail to pay maintenance


Ms Amandeep K. Chauhan, JMIC, Patiala, Punjab has ordered one month sentence for payments of interim allowance without warrant and confine to custody the mentally ill husband under treatment since year 2007 from Fortis Hospital, Mohali on the same d...


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Impeachment of Judge


NEWS FLASH Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court has been found guilty of corruption by a parliamentary committee. Parliament will now begin the process to impeach him. The three-member committee was se...


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Death penalty should be given to those killing for dowry: SC


The Supreme Court on 28 oct.2010 said that death sentence should be awarded in dowry death and bride burning cases as they fall under the "rarest of rarest" category while observing the Indian society has become totally sick and commercial....


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SC clarifies live-in relationship


SC clarifies live-in relationship The Supreme Court on 21 October Thursday said a live-in relationship for purely sexual needs cannot make the partners eligible for the benefits of a marriage. "If a man has a keep whom he maintains financia...


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Supreme Court wants govt to review dowry harassment law


The Supreme Court is so worried about the misuse of the dowry harassment law that it wants the Centre to assess it again. The court has also said that lawyers should not encourage clients to file false complaints alleging dowry harassment and should...


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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...


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