Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicDivorce laws

Topic: Divorce laws

Divorce isn’t the problem. Staying in bad marriage for the sake of kids is

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa ending their marriage prompted many Indians to invoke the responsibility they have towards their kids. After all, divorce in India is everyone's business.

Married woman living with another man without divorce not entitled to protection — Allahabad HC

Petitioners Asha Devi and Suraj Kumar had moved the court contending that they both are adults 'living as husband and wife', and so no one should interfere in their lives.

Refusal to wear sakha, sindoor signals woman’s unwillingness to accept marriage: Gauhati HC

The High Court allowed a man's appeal against a family court order that didn't grant him permission to divorce his wife.

Not western media, Imran Khan should blame the clergy for Pakistan’s rising divorce rate

The injustice to one half of the population, dependent upon the goodwill of the other half, is the most glaring example of social inequality.

Leprosy no longer grounds for divorce

Parliament passed the Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill which removes the disease as grounds for divorce under five personal laws, including the Hindu Marriage Act.

Second marriage valid even if divorce plea of first marriage pending in courts: SC

SC rules that if both parties from first marriage have amicably parted but case pending in court, then second marriage still valid.

As India debates triple talaq, here are 9 Islamic countries that have regulated divorce

Many Islamic countries have outlawed the concept of 'instant' triple talaq. ThePrint takes a look at few of these countries.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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