Rights of Second Wife – With reference to Bigamous Marriage in India

Written by: Varun Shivhare, II Year, National Law Institute University (NLIU), Bhopal Second marriage, during the subsistence of the first marriage, is illegal in India and the relationship arising from the same does not have any validity. Even though the law is very clear on this point, ‘second marriage’ is a common practice in Indian […]

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Madras High Court orders family pension to 2nd wife : Citing SC judgment

Coming to the rescue of the second wife of a deceased doctor, the Madras High Court has directed the Director of Local Fund Audits to sanction family pension with effect from the date of her husband’s death. C Sarojini Devi had challenged the order of the Director of Local fund Audits, Chennai, refusing to grant […]

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SC agrees to hear pleas against land acquisition process for bullet train project.

The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a batch of pleas filed by farmers against the Gujarat High Court verdict which had dismissed their petitions challenging the process of land acquisition for the ambitious Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project. The bullet train project was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo […]

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15-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death in Pune.

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death in Pune’s Pimpri Chinchwad area and the police are on the lookout for the victim’s stepfather who is suspected to have committed the crime, police said on Friday. The victim’s body was discovered by her sister at their home in Dapodi in Pimpri Chinchwad on Thursday evening. […]

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Full of controlled anger’ man sues cheating wife after finding out 8-year-old son is not his A man in London has sued his cheating wife after finding out their 8-year-old son is not his

The man has sued his wife for ‘every penny’ he ever spent on their son along with mental distress caused by the wife. On the orders of High Court Judge Jonathan Cohen QC, all parties affected by the incident are not to be named in any media platform. The judge has also asked the wife […]

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Wife alleges Triple Talaq , FIR against Lawyer

On Thursday afternoon, an FIR has been registered against a 31-year-old lawyer after his 26-year-old wife alleged that he gave her triple talaq, outside Parliament Street police station. A case under Section 4 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act has been registered. Additional DCP (New Delhi) Deepak Yadav said, “An FIR was filed […]

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Husband Arrested by Police for Defaming Ex Wife on Social Media

City police’s cybercrimecell on Thursday arrested one Mohammed Arif Ghadiali of Danilimda for defaming & harassing his former wife & her kin. The complainant in the case had approached the cyber crime cell also on behalf of her niece, who is Ghadiali’s ex-wife. According to the complaint, Ghadiali had married the complainant’s niece in 2012 & then separated […]

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Plea in High Court for making marital rape a ground for divorce

A plea was filed in the Delhi High Court on Wednesday seeking direction to the Centre to frame guidelines for registration of FIR for marital rape as also laws for making it a ground for divorce. The PIL sought that there should be a clear guideline for registration of cases related to marital rape under […]

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wife Of Mosaddek Hossain accuses him of torture over dowry

New Delhi:-Bangladeshi cricketer Mosaddek Hossain Saikat’s wife has accused him of driving her out of their home and torturing her over dowry, a media report said today. Mosaddek, 22, who married his cousin Sharmin Samira Usha six years ago, has been included in the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming 50-over cricket tournament Asia Cup to […]

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Matrimonial Disputes: Husband’s close should not be roped on the basis Of Omnibus Allegations,SC

NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that relatives of a husband should not be roped in cases of matrimonial disputes and dowry deaths unless specific instances of their involvement in the crime is made out. The bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao also cautioned the lower courts to be careful in proceeding against […]

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