SC reverses Allahabad HC's ruling in divorce case New Delhi, May 4 The Supreme Court has set aside a ruling of the Allahabad High Court which had reversed a trial court judgement granting divorce in favour of the man whose wife had deserted him as ..
Supreme Court of IndiaCASE NO.:Appeal (civil) 6626 of 2004PETITIONER:Sheila B. DasRESPONDENT:P.R. SugasreeDATE OF JUDGMENT: 17/02/2006BENCH:B.P. Singh & Altamas KabirJUDGMENT:J U D G M E N TThe appellant, who is a paediatrician by profession,was marr ..
Taunting a woman for her dark complexion amounts to mental cruelty, says SCWidening the scope of the phrase "mental and emotional cruelty" the Supreme Court has ruled that taunting a woman for her ugly looks or dark complexion amounted to mental crue ..
Sanjay Dutt and Manyata say they are not married Mumbai, Apr 8 (PTI) Actor Sanjay Dutt and his friend Manyata told a court here that they are not legally married, giving a dramatic twist to the case relating to the couple's marital status.Challeng ..
Registration of marriage? not many really care Anurag Sharma New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) It may have been made in heaven but Sanjay Dutt's much hyped wedlock with Manayata was 'unmade' in Goa with the authorities withdrawing the registration.Although t ..
The Supreme Court has asked High Courts to quash criminal proceedings against accused in dowry cases only under exceptional circumstances otherwise it may amount to injustice to women who are complainants in these matters."The court must be careful t ..
Couples seeking divorce will not be able to untie the knot quickly with a court ruling in Mumbai that the one-year mandatory period of separation cannot be shortened under any circumstance. The Bombay High Court gave the ruling while dismissing a pet ..
Sanjay Dutt consults Islamic law expert over wedding Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt and his "wife" Manyata were in the Capital over the weekend to seek help from Islamic law specialist and member of Law Commission of India Tahir Mahmood on the controvers ..
New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) A woman has landed in trouble for filing a case before a Delhi court under the Domestic Violence Act against her husband and father-in-law who had allegedly died 15 years ago, much before her marriage."Sattar, who could not wi ..
A daughter-in-law cannot seek a maintenance allownce from her mother-in-law as such a liability is fixed upon only the husband, or in exceptional circumstances on the father-in-law, the Supreme Court has said."A property in the name of the mother-in- ..