Hindu Marriage Act: News
15 Jul 2022Bombay High Court
Madras High Court has said that removal of thali (Mangalsutra) by an estranged wife would mean mental cruelty of the highest order for the husband.
14 Sep 2020Supreme Court Of India
Same-sex marriages are not a part of our culture, the Centre told the Delhi High Court on Monday while opposing a plea demanding the recognition of same-sex marriage rights under the Hindu Marriage Act 1955.
06 Sep 2020Odisha
Actor-turned-politician and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Anubhav Mohanty has been accused of domestic violence and torture by his wife, Odia film actor Varsha Priyadarshini.
09 Jul 2019India
Marital rape should be a ground for divorce and the Centre should be directed to form appropriate laws- this is what a PIL demanded from Delhi High Court.
04 Mar 2019Entertainment
Bollywood actor Bobby Darling aka Pakhi Sharma, who had filed for divorce in 2017, landed in fresh trouble after her husband called their marriage invalid.
07 Nov 2018Bombay High Court
A father can seek visitation rights to his child under the Domestic Violence Act if the child is in the mother's custody, the Bombay High Court has ruled.
26 Aug 2018India
While interpreting the Hindu Marriage Act, the Supreme Court clarified that a person's second marriage will be considered valid even if a plea against a divorce is pending.
08 May 2018Karnataka
The Supreme Court allowed the daughter of an influential Karnataka politician to break ties with her family and husband after she was forcefully married.
07 May 2018India
The Supreme Court ruled, on Sunday, that adult couples can stay together without getting married.
01 May 2018Mumbai
Reinforcing the fact that torture isn't just limited to men, a South Mumbai businessman has been granted divorce from his wife of 10 years due to her 'cruelty.'
11 Apr 2018Karnataka
Supreme Court today asked Centre to grant protection to a Karnataka woman who alleged that she has been married-off without her consent.
18 Jan 2018Delhi
Delhi Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot on Wednesday said that Sikh marriages in the city will soon be registered under the Anand Marriage Act; the framing of provisions under the Act has already reached its final stages.
13 Sep 2017India
There is good news for estranged couples as the Supreme Court laid down that the minimum gap of six months for granting a divorce under the Hindu marriage could get waived off.
05 Jul 2017India
In a landmark judgement, the Law Commission has recommended compulsory registration of marriages within 30 days of wedding to prevent fake marriages.
11 Jun 2017Bombay High Court
The Bombay High Court said that a sexual relationship by choice, chance or accident doesn't convert it into a 'marriage' under Hindu laws, and children borne out of such relationships might not be entitled to the father's property.
13 Oct 2016India
The Delhi HC overruled a trial-court decision and stated that denying sex to the husband was "mental-cruelty" and valid grounds for divorce.