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No conviction for mere demand of dowry: SC

  On 06 August 2010 at 09:54

No conviction for mere demand of dowry: SC The Supreme Court has ruled that a person cannot be convicted for merely demanding dowry unless the demand is followed by mental or physical torture resulting in the death of the victim. A Bench of Justi ...

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Foreign citizenship, domicile no bar for courts to take up matrimonial cases

  On 13 July 2010 at 14:39

Indian courts have jurisdiction to take up matrimonial proceedings involving two Hindus governed by the Hindu Marriage Act (HMA) even in cases where the opposite party is a foreign national having his domicile outside India, the Madras High Court ha ...

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Dowry givers should also be prosecuted: Court

  On 27 June 2010 at 20:46

Dowry givers should also be prosecuted: Court New Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI) Sunday, June 27, 2010 --> Observing that the anti-dowry law has been reduced to a ''paper tiger'' du ...

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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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