Earlier wife filed a divorce application in foreign court on ground of one year separation and she got ex-parte divorce order by foreign court as husband was in India and he had been unable to contest the case in Canada. Then, wife has filed the other divorce petition in Indian family court through power of attorney on cruelty ground u/s. 13(1)(ia) of Hindu Marriage Act. Now, Husband does not want divorce as he wants sustain marriage life.
Que 1: RES JUDICATA: Is this case of Res judicata? Can husband apply under section 11 of CPC to dismiss the second petition of divorce which filed in Indian family court?
Que 2: DAMAGE: Can husband file a suit for damage as he has suffered emotionally and mentally by the act of wife for foreign divorce order?
Que 3: TIME LIMIT: The order of foreign divorce was passed before two years and two months. Is this any time limit to file a damage suit in this case? Can he file a suit of damage now?