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

  On 10 June 2010 at 15:02

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Supreme Court comes to help of same-gotra couple

  On 18 May 2010 at 18:23

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 ...

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Civil code doesn't bar transfer of cases: SC

  On 12 May 2010 at 19:40

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 ...

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law against women : domestic violence act

  On 28 April 2010 at 18:34

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

  On 23 March 2010 at 07:08

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Divorce cases: HC says scrap 6-month cool-off period

  On 18 March 2010 at 15:38

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Divorce-cases-HC-says-scrap-6-month-cool-off-period/articleshow/5695938.cms MUMBAI: A recent decision of the Bombay high court will now help speed up divorce for couples who wish to end their bitter legal ba ...

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Hindu Marriage Act is not Applicable to NRI

  On 07 March 2010 at 14:29

MUMBAI: A desire to get married the traditional way attracts young non-resident Indian couples to tie the knot in India, but the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) may not be applicable to them if they are domicile of a foreign country. The Bombay high court ...

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Not all demands dowry-linked: HC

  On 07 March 2010 at 10:21

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has held that a solitary demand not followed by any harassment of the wife doesn’t constitute a dowry demand and is not punishable under section 304 B of Indian Penal Code. Justice V K Jain gave the ruling while ...

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Divorced woman can't use ex's name, rules HC

  On 19 February 2010 at 15:15

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SC redefines desertion in matrimonial disputes

  On 11 February 2010 at 07:07

New Delhi: The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that a spouse merely living separately does not amount to desertion. The aggrieved other spouse must prove that the estrangement wasn’t due to ill-treatment meted out by him or her.Under the Hindu Ma ...

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