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Proposal to amend the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

   06 August 2011 at 10:42

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

   06 August 2011 at 10:42

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  1 comments |   1787 Views


Parental intrusion ruining couples' marital life:Delhi high court

   20 February 2011 at 09:47

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  30 comments |   6918 Views


Temple Authorities act as Marriage registrar

   19 December 2010 at 17:11

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  8 comments |   6320 Views


Mentally husband confine to one month jail to pay maintenance

   19 December 2010 at 07:27

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  9 comments |   3327 Views


Impeachment of Judge

   10 November 2010 at 13:43

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

   29 October 2010 at 08:56

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. ..

Posted in Family Law  7 comments |   3074 Views


SC clarifies live-in relationship

   21 October 2010 at 22:18

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  8 comments |   4943 Views


Supreme Court wants govt to review dowry harassment law

   16 August 2010 at 10:11

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  19 comments |   4978 Views


Hindu Marriage Registration

   15 August 2010 at 01:37

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 ..

Posted in Family Law  2 comments |   5036 Views



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