Vishad Srivastava, B.A. LL.B. (H), Amity University “In view of the above different opinions recorded , by a majority of 3:2 the practice of ‘talaq-e-biddat’ – triple talaq is set aside.” These are the words by Chief Justice Khehar and justice Abdul Nazeer. Finally after long struggle constitution bench came …Read More »
Kamal Ghotra Overview Hadiya, a homeopathy doctor, had married Jehan on December 19 last year. Two days later, the Hadiya’s father – ex-serviceman KM Ashokan – filed an affidavit before the high court alleging that his son-in-law was involved in three criminal cases.The Supreme Court had directed the National Investigative …Read More »
Awantika Sharma, BBA L.LB 3rd YEAR SHRI RAMSWAROOP MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY. Live in Relationships is “an arrangement of living under which the couples which are unmarried live together to conduct a long-going relationship similarly as in marriage”. In living relationship the man and women both live together like husband and …Read More »
Legal Shorts; SC on Instigation to commit suicide – What constitutes – Constant and persistent dowry demands – S. 306 IPC.
Per Mukharji, J._ _Constant dowry demands from newly wedded wife and consequent taunts, ill-treatment, cruel behaviour, torture and insinuation that she was carrying an illegitimate child are grave and serious provocations enough for an ordinary woman in the Indian set-up, to commit suicide. Per Ray, J. (concurring)_ _The persistent demands …Read More »
Legal Shorts; SC: Living together, no proof of marriage – Presumption of – such children legitimate & entitled to Succession.
P and S living together for long years as husband and wife – In such circumstances, even in absence of proof, held, a rebuttable presumption of valid marriage between them would arise – In view of non- rebuttal of the presumption, S held wife of P and their son, held, …Read More »
Marriage unlike any other Civil Contract was not easy to dissolve as it is today. When in 1857 the first Matrimonial Causes Act was passed the jurisdiction over the Matrimonial matters was transferred from ecclesiastical Courts to Civil Court, then the ground of divorce was only one. Husband can seek …Read More »