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Bhaurao Shankar Lokhande v. State of Maharashtra

AIR 1965 SC 1564

Facts: Bhaurao Shankar Lokhande, appellant No. 1, was married to the complainant Indubai in about 1956. He married Kamlabai in February 1962, during the lifetime of Indubai. 1,050 more words

Lily Thomas v. Union of India

AIR 2000 SC 1650


Facts: Smt. Sushmita Ghosh, who is the wife of Shri G.C. Ghosh (Mohd. Karim Ghazi) filed a Writ Petition in this Court stating that she was married to Shri G.C. 1,253 more words

S. Nagalingam v. Sivagami

(2001) 7 SCC 487

Facts: This appeal is directed against the judgment of the learned Single Judge of the High Court of Madras in Criminal Appeal No. 839 more words

Surajmani Stella Kujur v. Durga Charan Hansdah

AIR 2001 SC 938

Facts: In this appeal the parties are admittedly tribals, the appellant being a Oraon and the respondent a Santhal.

It is submitted that as the respondent has solemnised a second marriage during the subsistence of the first marriage with the appellant, the second marriage being void, the respondent is liable to be prosecuted for the offence punishable under Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code. 702 more words

Anti Suit Injunctions: to be granted sparingly and not as a matter of routine, Supreme Court of India

The Supreme Court of India while considering a matter wherein a wife had instituted divorce proceedings in a Foreign Court(Circuit Court, Florida, USA) on grounds of irretrievable breakdown of marriage, faced with the issue of whether the husband who alternatively had filed a divorce petition in India was entitled to the decree to anti-suit injunction against the wife. 260 more words

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Supreme Court refuses to go into the issue of consent under Hindu Marriage Act, 1956

In a petition filed by a woman from Karnataka before the Supreme court challenging provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1956, the Bench comprising of Chief Justice  157 more words

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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