Supreme Court restores marriage of Hadiya after 9 months

The Supreme Court today restored the marriage of Kerala-based Hadiya, an alleged victim of love jihad, setting aside a nine-month-old order of the Kerala High Court. The top court, however, clarified that the National Investigating Agency (NIA) may go ahead with the investigation in respect to any criminality. In Kochi, Hadiya’s father K M Asokan […]

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SC to Hadiya: Wife is not a chattel, hubby can’t be guardian

A wife is not a chattel and the husband cannot be her guardian, the Supreme Court said today after interacting with a Kerala woman, alleged victim of love jihad. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud interacted with the 25-year old Hadiya for nearly half-an-hour and […]

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