Monday, 27 June, 2022

Topic: divorce

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.

Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates have 2 years to decide if they can share foundation

New York: Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates’s divorce is shaping up to have a more profound impact on their $50 billion foundation than...

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao divorce after 15 years, to begin new chapter as ‘co-parents’

Couple issues joint statement, says they will continue to work as collaborators on films, their Paani Foundation, and other projects that they feel passionate about.

Do your duty — The D-word that Goa really doesn’t want to hear in a marriage

The Goa government has turned into a marriage counsellor because it is alarmed by divorce rates. But millennials are on a different beach.

Muslim women have right to invoke extra-judicial divorce, rules Kerala HC

The bench overruled a 1972 ruling of the single bench of the court barring Muslim women from resorting to extra-judicial modes of dissolving marriage.

Marriage, divorce, adoption — the 5 pleas by a BJP leader in SC that seek uniform civil laws

All 5 petitions were filed last year by BJP leader & lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay. In all of them, SC has issued notice, asking relevant govt authorities to respond.

‘Weekend marriages, ego battles’ — why some IAS, IPS couples who meet during training separate

Perhaps the most talked-about couple among civil servants in recent years, IAS officers Tina Dabi and Athar Amir Khan have filed for separation for reasons not known yet.

Delhi HC dismisses Omar Abdullah plea challenging its circular on final hearing of cases

Omar contended that his matrimonial appeal against a 2016 order, which dismissed his divorce petition, was being delayed as his estrange wife did not consent to virtual proceedings.

Not unusual to make daughter-in-law do house work, says Kerala HC in a divorce case

In an order accepting a man’s divorce plea, the Kerala HC said no family is devoid of clashes and it is common for elders to scold or abuse youngsters.

The last thing we need from 69-year old celibate RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is marriage advice

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement is problematic for several reasons – not least because it projects divorce as something evil and shameful.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.