Court (Justice Karunakaran) Held: (1) Islam not at all oppresses women in any manner whatsoever; nor does it grant license to any man for that matter - let alone a husband - to discriminate, exploit, mistreat or ill-treat any woman either in one’s fa..
Appointment of Guardian - Custody of a minor child - Whether custody of the minor to be entrusted with the maternal grandfather as ordered by the District Court or with the father as directed by the High Court? ..
The respondent and the appellant were married in accordance with the Hindu religious rites. About three years after the marriage, he filed a petition (Civil Proceeding No.136 of 1997) before the Family Court, Rourkela for dissolution of his marriage ..
Condonation of delay - Past maintenance for a period of 36 months to the claimants along with interest @ 9 per cent 1 per annum - Whether condonation of delay of 160 days in filling a matrimonial appeal could be granted to the Claimant? ..
The Indian Penal Code, 1860 The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 Section 18 in The Indian Penal Code, 1860 The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955..
In spite of service the respondent-wife did not enter an appearance. Thus, we have heard Dr. J.N. Dubey, learned senior counsel appearing for the appellant. Dr. Dubey has taken us through the evidence available on record and through both the judgment..
Status of the parents of the husband, in no manner, can be considered by the Court while awarding maintenance to his wife...
Brief facts which are necessary to dispose of this appeal are recapitulated as under: The Complainant Manisha was married to Kamal Poddar at Kanpur on 10.12.2006. Immediately after the marriage, the complainant who is respondent no.2 in this appeal ..
Two questions arise for consideration-first, the extent of power of the State Commission for Women constituted under Section 3 of the Orissa (State) Commission for Women Act, 1993 (for short, ‘1993 Act’) and then, as to whether the High Court of Oris..
Divorced muslim woman is also entitled to maintainance u/s. 125 crpc, even after iddat period as long as she does not remarry...
Divorce by mutual consent under Section 13-B of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955- when one of the petitioners withdraws consent, only the SC under its inherent powers can pass the decree...
This appeal, by the husband, is filed against the judgment and order dated September 14, 2005 passed by the Madhya Pradesh High Court (at Jabalpur) in F.A.O. 462 of 2003. By the judgment coming under appeal, the High Court set aside the judgment date..
appellant filed matrimonial case - on grounds of cruelty and desertion under Section 13(1)(1a)(1b) of the Hindu Marriage Act for dissolution of the marriage. Despite holding that the respondent had proved his case on grounds of cruelty and desertion..
Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 - section 13(1)(e) - petition under - customary divorce - registered - permanent alimony received by the wife - there does not exist any period of limitation in respect of an offence under Section 494, as the maximum period o..