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Diary of a Mothering Worker. January 19, 2016.

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Regrettably, it is uncertain whether Tuesday’s Senate vote on the Miscellaneous Provisions (Marriage) Bill 2016 will actually lead to protection of girls from too-early marriage. 680 more words

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker

Divorce by Mutual Consent – Procedure therefor

Sub-section (2) of Section 13-B of the Hindu Marriage Act apparently is procedural in nature which provides that in case any such application by both the parties is made under Section 13-B(1) and the petition is not withdrawn not earlier than six months after the date of presentation of such petition and not later than 18 months after the said date, the court shall pass a decree of divorce declaring the marriage to be dissolved. 169 more words

Divorce

Impossibility of – Consummation of Marriage

In Yuvraj Digvijay Sinhji v. Yuvrani Pratap Kumari, (1969) 2 SCC 279, the Hon’ble Apex Court held as under:
“A party is impotent if his or her mental or physical condition makes consummation of the marriage a practical impossibility. 72 more words

Matrimonial Dispute

Letter to 'open-minded' Indian citizens - Retelling Uniform Civil code

Dear ‘open-minded’ Indian citizens,

With the Law Commission currently seeking public opinion on the Uniform Civil Code, issues related to the implementation of UCC across India have once again come to the fore. 1,219 more words

Musings

Cruelty by Wife – Seeking Separation of Husband from his parents

In this case the wife wanted the husband to get separated from his family. The evidence shows that the family was virtually maintained by the income of the husband. 274 more words

Matrimonial Dispute

Status of live in relationships in India

In India marriage has always been considered a sacrament. The husband and wife are considered as one in the eyes of law. The legal consequences of marriage that follow add to the sanctity of this relationship. 1,536 more words

General

‘Mother’ and ‘Stepmother’ – Status of

In Kirtikant D. Vadodaria v. State of Gujarat, (1996) 4 SCC 479, it was held as under:

“The expressions ‘mother’ and ‘stepmother’ have not been defined either in the Criminal Procedure Code or in the General Clauses Act, 1897. 261 more words