Malaika, Arbaaz attend counselling session after filing for

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Bollywood actress Malaika Arora Khan and Arbaaz Khan attended their first counselling session after filing for divorce by mutual consent. The couple filed for divorce last month and attended the first mandatory counselling session on November 29 in Bandra Family Court. According to family court sources, on Tuesday they were given counselling in the family… Read more »

Man jailed for 10 yrs for raping & threatening woman

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A man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for raping a woman and threatening her, with a Delhi court rejecting his claim that it was an extra-marital affair. The court convicted Delhi resident Joginder Yadav while relying on the woman’s sole testimony. “I am of the opinion that prosecution has proved its case… Read more »

Court grants 2-day interim bail to officer after kin’s suicide

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A special court today granted two-day interim bail to graft accused Director General Corporate Affairs B K Bansal to attend the last rites of his wife and daughter, who allegedly committed suicide. Special CBI Judge Gurdeep Singh granted the relief to Bansal till July 22 and said that after yesterday’s incident (of suicide), its time… Read more »

Laws to protect women being misused: court

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Laws meant to protect women are being “blatantly abused and misused” to silence in-laws, a Delhi court has observed and made it clear that the judiciary would effectively prevent such “illegal conduct”. The court made the observations while granting relief of possession of property to a 70-year-old widowed woman who has accused her estranged daughter-in-law… Read more »

Husband, In-laws Held Guilty of Dowry Harassment

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A man, along with his sister and parents, has been found guilty of physically and mentally torturing his wife for dowry by a Delhi court which relied on the sole testimony of the victim, saying it remained “unscathed and unimpeached”. Metropolitan Magistrate Vandana, who sentenced the man to six months in jail while observing that… Read more »

Marriages without priest cannot be declared as illegal: HC

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Nearly 50 years after Tamil Nadu government legalised “self-respect” marriages which are conducted without a priest the Madras High Court has upheld the amendment made in the year 1968 to simplify Hindu marriages. Dismissing a PIL filed by A Asuvathaman, an advocate, against the amendment to the Hindu Marriage Act, the first bench comprising Chief… Read more »