Thursday, 6 October, 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.

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Defence

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Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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