User: gibreel Topic: FamilyLaw
Category: Family Courts
Last updated: Sep 18 2018 16:05 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Indrani Mukherjea, Peter Mukherjea file for divorce in Mumbai`s Bandra Family Court 18.9.2018 Zee News : India National
The two reportedly have properties in Spain and London, fixed deposits and investments in several banks. 
Provide treatment, security to acid attack victim who refused to accept triple talaq: SC to UP govt 17.9.2018 Zee News : India National
Shabnam was attacked with acid on September 13 by her brother-in-law for "refusing to undergo nikah halala". The attack occurred while she was on way to file a police complaint against an alleged assault by her in-laws on September 12.
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Declare Sharia Courts As "Unconstitutional", Seeks Plea In Top Court 3.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a fresh plea of a Muslim woman seeking to declare as unconstitutional the setting up of Sharia courts to decide marriage, divorce and other cases.
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Second Marriage Not Void During Pendency Of Divorce Appeal: Supreme Court 28.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Supreme Court has held that the second marriage of a person during the pendency of an appeal against a divorce decree would not be void in cases where the parties have decided not to pursue the...
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Bangladeshi Cricketer's Wife Accuses Him Of Torture Over $12,000 Dowry 27.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
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.
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Anaesthetist Killed Wife, Daughter With "Gas-Filled Yoga Ball" 23.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An anaesthetist gassed his wife and daughter to death using a yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide, a Hong Kong court has heard.
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Haryana: Wife gives triple talaq to husband on paper before eloping wi... 18.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Haryana: Wife gives triple talaq to husband on paper before eloping wi...
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Haryana: Woman gives triple talaq to husband, elopes with nephew 18.8.2018 Zee News : States
The woman, a mother of three, "divorced" her husband by writing "talaq talaq talaq" on a piece of paper.
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Triple talaq bill stalled in Rajya Sabha 10.8.2018 Sify Finance
The proposed law to criminalise the practice of instant divorce by Muslim husbands will not see the light of the day for at least four more months as the Rajya Sabha on Friday decided to defer the consideration of the bill till the next session due to lack of consensus.
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Triple Talaq Bill Deferred To Next Session Of Parliament 10.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The draft law making triple talaq, or instant divorce, a criminal offence is likely to be taken up in the next session of parliament as parties in the Rajya Sabha failed to reach an agreement over it,...
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Triple talaq: The rot runs deep 10.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Most incidents of triple talaq are eloquent examples of the failure of Muslim society to instil in its men the teachings of the Quran; instead, they end up relying on the Quran's interpretation by local maulanas, says Ziya US Salam.
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On last day of Monsoon Session, triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha 10.8.2018 Zee News : India National
If the amended bill is passed in the Upper House, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.
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Triple Talaq Bill In Rajya Sabha Today. But The Centre Also Has A Plan B 10.8.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The government will make a renewed attempt today to nudge the Rajya Sabha to clear the draft law making instant triple talaq, or instant divorce, a criminal offence. But if the opposition does not...
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Muslim Women Can Be Granted Divorce Maintenance By Courts: High Court 3.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The absence of specific provisions in the Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act about granting maintenance for wife did not bar courts from granting such relief if necessary, the Bombay High Court said...
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Arbitrary, violative of right to equality: SC's view on adultery law 2.8.2018 DNA: India
If a woman has right to say 'no' then it has to be accepted that she also does not lose her "sexual autonomy" after marriage, a Supreme Court judge today said. Justice D Y Chandrachud, who was part of a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra examining the penal law on adultery, also said that if a person indulge in an adulterous relationship then this itself was an indicator of a "broken marriage". A woman, living in an almost broken relationship, does not lose her sexual autonomy just because she was married, the judge said. "When we accept that a woman has the right to say 'no' then we will have to accept that she has the right to sexual autonomy," Justice Chandrachud said. However, the CJI said, "Suppose we say that sexual autonomy is the natural right then it will take away the adultery as the ground for seeking divorce." The CJI also drew the distinction between adultery as a criminal offence and as a civil wrong which has been used as a ground for seeking divorce in ...
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Mumbai: Vikhroli metropolitan magistrate court pulls up man for harassing mum 30.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The Vikhroli metropolitan magistrate court has granted relief to a 65-year-old Ghatkopar-based woman, who had filed a case of domestic violence against her son and his wife. The court in its orders maintained that it is the moral responsibility of the son to take care of his mother, especially when she has no source of income for herself. The court has also warned the couple against any physical and mental harassment which the old lady was subjected to. It has has directed the son to give a permanent monthly maintenance amount of Rs 4,000. The victim, Ushadevi Mishra, in her complaint held that her son Suraj Mishra and his wife Kajal Mishra have been assaulting her continuously. The couple also kept on threatening her to leave the house.  The court in its orders held: “It appears that the man had not taken any pain to look after his mother. It is his moral duty to take care of his mother. It also appears from the evidence that the old lady has no source of income and thus it is essential to provide her ...
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Supreme Court Seeks Centre's Response On Fresh Plea Challenging Polygamy 23.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court today sought response from the Centre on a fresh plea challenging practices of polygamy and nikah halala among Muslims, as it referred the matter to a constitution bench that has...
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Fatwa, reward for chopping my hair; I am getting threats: Triple talaq petitioner Nida Khan 21.7.2018 Zee News : States
The fresh threat to Nida Khan comes days after a Bareilly court declared the instant divorce given to her by her husband as invalid.
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Shariat Are Not Court 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The Family Court of Bhopal of Chief Judge Mr.RN Chand ruled that the so-called Shariat Court are not Court and have no right to give judgments. It cannot function as Civil Court. The Family Court of Bhopal rejected the divorce given by a man to his wife and ordered the husband to pay maintenance of […]
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Justice for Nida Khan, triple talaq given to her declared invalid, husband to be tried for domestic violence 18.7.2018 Zee News : States
Several Muslim clerics have issued fatwas against Nida Khan for allegedly defying the Sharia law.
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