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Restitution of Conjugal Rights

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A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court stating that the court mandated conjugal rights amounted to a coercive actĚ on the part of the state. The validity of Section 9 of the Hindu Marri...

Is Mental Cruelty a ground for divorce?

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Is Mental Cruelty a ground for divorce?It is easy to know or interpret whether a victim has undergone physical cruelty or not. But the wound of mental cruelty could not be seen through naked eyes...

Cruelty As Ground Of Divorce Under Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

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Marriage has been the greatest and most important institution in human civilization from the dawn of humanity. It has always existed in some form in every culture, providing societal legitimacy...

What is the procedure for Hindus and Muslims to take Divorce by Mutual Consent?

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Now days, the instances are seen where both the husband and the wife are not happy in their marital relationship. Though, they want to dissolve their marriage, yet they feel uncomfortable to do...

Divorce Under Fault And No-Fault Theory

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Marriage is regarded as a sacramental union under Hindu Law and a sanctified contract under Muslim Law. Marriage is a social institution wherein two individuals, capable of entering into a marr...

Divorce

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The concept of divorce was not known to old Hindu law, though it was recognized through customs among Hindus, In Differents parts of the country and with passing of time people start giving ...

Dowry: One Of The Most Cruel Evil Of The Society

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The dowry system, like other societal ills such as child marriage, sati-pratha, and the pardah system, needs to be eradicated from society. In India, women are compelled to marry not only becau...

Right to Claim Maintenance

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Under the ambit of personal laws in India there is a very important role of governing the relationship between a wife and a husband. Under these laws there is specific focus on the aspect of ma...

Matrimonial Issue (Maintenance)

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What is marriage?When two people tie their knots with one another with a promise to live their lives together, to share the responsibility of one another, to look after each other, and to share...

Development of Divorce Law in India and its impact in the society

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The writer in this article talks about the evolution of divorce law in India and its impact in the society. India is a secular country where all the religions have their own laws which regulate...