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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


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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