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Desertion, a ground for divorce

Except under Muslim Law, desertion is a ground for divorce under Hindu Law, Christian Law, Parsi Law and Special Marriage Act.

Desertion – if either spouse has deserted the other for a continuous period of two years or more. 84 more words


Rukhmabai: Google Doodle applauds one of India's first female doctors

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Becoming the first practicing female doctor to being at the centre of a landmark legal case that led to the Age of Consent Act in 1891, … 380 more words

Matrimonial Dispute – When can a DNA Test be ordered

In the case of Bhabani Prasad Jena v. Convenor Secretary, Orissa State Commission for Women, (2010) 8 SCC 633, it was observed by the Hon’ble Apex Court that in a matter where paternity of a child is in issue before the Court, the use of DNA Test is an extremely delicate and sensitive aspect. 101 more words

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Hindu Marriage – Status of Wife

Hindu Marriage is a sacred and holy union of husband and wife by virtue of which the wife is completely transplanted in the household of her husband and takes a new birth. 168 more words

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Desertion vis-à-vis Wilful Separation

The offence of desertion is a course of conduct which exists independently of its duration, but as a ground for divorce it must exist for a period of at least three years immediately pending the presentation of the petition where the offence appears as a cross-charge, of the answer. 168 more words