Irretrievable breakdown of marriage ‘debatable’ ground for divorce: SC

: With the government set to reintroduce the marriage laws amendment bill in the Lok Sabha to amend theto make irretrievable breakdown of marriage a ground for divorce, the Supreme Court has urged a rethink if it was an expedient ground for untying the matrimonial knot. “It is highly debatable whether, in the Indian situation, […]

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Wife’s position made stronger-Cabinet clears tweak to marriage bill

Amid Opposition demands to make divorce more women-friendly, the government today approved fresh amendments in a Bill pending in the Rajya Sabha to give the wife a clearly defined share in the husband’s immovable residential property in case of a divorce. A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, took up […]

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