Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage-New ground for divorce under Section 14 of the Hindu Marriage Act

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The Law Commission has recommended that “irretrievable breakdown” of marriage be included as a new ground for granting divorce to Hindus under the provisions of the Hindu Marriage Act and the Special Marriage Act. In its latest (217th) report submitted to the Centre, the Law Commission has recommended that irretrievable breakdown of marriage should be… Read more »

Govt introduces new bill in LS to widen definition of employee

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New Delhi: The government has introduced a new bill in Lok Sabha to widen the definition of “employee” and bring in more people under the ambit of the Payment of Gratuity Act. Minister of State for Labour and Employment Oscar Fernandes on Thursday moved the Lok Sabha to withdraw the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill,… Read more »