HC seeks govt reply on plea to fast-track child custody cases

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The Delhi High Court has sought the Centre’s response on a PIL seeking direction to formulate guidelines for expeditiously resolving issues of custody and maintenance concerning minors arising from the now rampant practice of “inter-parental child abduction”. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar has issued notice to the… Read more »

Soundarya files divorce petition in family court

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Superstar Rajinikanth’s younger daughter Soundarya today filed a divorce petition in a family court here. Soundarya and Ashwin Ramkumar tied the knot at a grand wedding ceremony in 2010 which was attended by the who’s who of the film, politics, and business world. They have a one-year-old son, Ved. Claiming difference of opinion between them,… Read more »

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 »