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Uniform Civil Code: Need For A Common Law For All

Uniform Civil Code: Need For A Common Law For All

Underlining the dire need to have a Uniform Civil Code, Delhi High Court on Wednesday noted that the youth belonging to different communities, tribes, castes, or religions who solemnise their marriage

“Validity of the Marriage Cannot Be Ground for Denial of Police Protection to Couple Who Face Threat”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

“Validity of the Marriage Cannot Be Ground for Denial of Police Protection to Couple Who Face Threat”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

While hearing a plea filed by an interfaith couple, Punjab and Haryana High Court has opined that dispute regarding the validity of marriage cannot be a ground for denial of protection to the couple f

“Minor Girl’s Consent Insignificant in Child Marriage Cases”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

“Minor Girl’s Consent Insignificant in Child Marriage Cases”: Punjab and Haryana High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court ruled that the consent of a minor girl was insignificant in child marriage cases and the court may exercise its jurisdiction to send her to an appropriate home till she t

Father Wins Rs 22,000 Relief after Matrimonial Agency Failed to Find Groom for Daughter

Father Wins Rs 22,000 Relief after Matrimonial Agency Failed to Find Groom for Daughter

A man from Panchkula has been awarded Rs 22,000 as the compensation amount along with partial refund of the payment, after the matrimonial agency failed to find a groom for his daughter and provide pr

Punjab And Haryana High Court Allows Registration of Marriage Via Video Conferencing

Punjab And Haryana High Court Allows Registration of Marriage Via Video Conferencing

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has recently overruled a single-bench judgment and allowed the registration of marriage of a couple through the video-conferencing facility. The bench comprising of J

“Every Breach of Promise Doesn’t Amount to Rape”: Supreme Court

“Every Breach of Promise Doesn’t Amount to Rape”: Supreme Court

Supreme Court noted that the charge of rape is not applicable in every case where a man doesn’t marry his girlfriend after a promise. The court also stated that it will not amount to an offence

Infringement Offences under Section 103 of Trademark Act, Section 63 of Copyright Act are Non-Bailable: Bombay High Court

Infringement Offences under Section 103 of Trademark Act, Section 63 of Copyright Act are Non-Bailable: Bombay High Court

Bombay High Court noted that the infringement offences under Section 63 of the Copyright Act and Section 103 of the Trademark Act which attracts imprisonment up to three years or exact three years are

Panchayat in UP Chose Groom by “Lucky Draw” for Girl Who Eloped with 4 Men

Panchayat in UP Chose Groom by “Lucky Draw” for Girl Who Eloped with 4 Men

In a bizarre incident of Uttar Pradesh, a village panchayat in Rampur district held a lucky draw to select a groom for a girl who had allegedly eloped with four men. The Panchayat members claimed that

A Girl is Not Cattle or a Non-Living Thing, But a Living Independent Soul Having Rights: Himachal Pradesh HC

A Girl is Not Cattle or a Non-Living Thing, But a Living Independent Soul Having Rights: Himachal Pradesh HC

Observing that opposing an adult’s right to choose the spouse of their choice over the caste differences is a violation of fundamental rights, Himachal Pradesh High Court stated a girl is neithe

Minor Girl Cannot be Allowed to Live with Husband till She Turns 18: Allahabad High Court

Minor Girl Cannot be Allowed to Live with Husband till She Turns 18: Allahabad High Court

Allahabad High Court disallowed a minor girl from staying with her husband even if she had married him with her own will. The 16-year old girl can decide whether she wants to continue that marriage or

Mandatory Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage Under Special Marriage Act Violates Right to Privacy – Allahabad HC

Mandatory Publication of Notice of Intended Marriage Under Special Marriage Act Violates Right to Privacy – Allahabad HC

Recently, the Allahabad High Court has held that the requirement of publication of notice for intended marriage under Section 6 and inviting/entertaining objections under Section 7 of the Special Marr

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

Over 100 Former IAS Officers Demands Withdrawal of “Government’s Illegal and Atrocious” Love Jihad Ordinance

More than 100 former bureaucrats have written a letter to the Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw the “illegal and atrocious” anti-conversion law, a law supposedly aim

“Couple Has the Right to Live Together If Both Are Major, Irrespective of the Fact that the Boy Is Not of Marriageable Age” – Punjab and Haryana HC

“Couple Has the Right to Live Together If Both Are Major, Irrespective of the Fact that the Boy Is Not of Marriageable Age” – Punjab and Haryana HC

On 23rd December, the Punjab and Haryana High Court held that merely because the boy is not of marriageable age (although major), the right of a couple to live together cannot be denied, in case both

Court Cannot Interfere When an Adult Woman Marries and Converts to Another Religion, As Per Her Choice – Calcutta HC

Court Cannot Interfere When an Adult Woman Marries and Converts to Another Religion, As Per Her Choice – Calcutta HC

On 21st December, the Calcutta High Court reaffirmed that courts cannot interfere if an adult woman marries and converts to another religion out of her own free will. The bench comprising of Justice S

Bride Called Off Wedding When Dragged to Dance Floor by Groom’s Friends; Paid 6.5 Lakh as Settlement

Bride Called Off Wedding When Dragged to Dance Floor by Groom’s Friends; Paid 6.5 Lakh as Settlement

Amid this ongoing pandemic situation, we came across many bizarre incidents and here is another one. In a wedding ceremony in Uttar Pradesh, bride refuses to marry after being dragged by few of groom&

Chandigarh Man Booked before Performing an Interfaith Marriage in Aligarh

Chandigarh Man Booked before Performing an Interfaith Marriage in Aligarh

Counting the second arrest after the Uttar Pradesh government introduced the Anti-Love Jihad Law, a 21-year old man, identified as Sonu Malik, has been arrested outside the court premises of Aligarh.

“Adult Woman Free to Reside Wherever and with Whoever She Wishes to Reside”: Delhi HC

“Adult Woman Free to Reside Wherever and with Whoever She Wishes to Reside”: Delhi HC

Reiterating a principle laid down by Supreme Court, Delhi High Court has ruled that an adult/major woman is free to reside wherever and with whoever she wishes to reside. The court passed the order wh

“Adult Boys and Girls Can Live with Partner of Their Choice”; Allahabad High Court Ruled

“Adult Boys and Girls Can Live with Partner of Their Choice”; Allahabad High Court Ruled

In a landmark judgment, Allahabad High Court has ruled that adult girls and boys are free to live with the partner of their choice. The court also stated that no one has the right to interfere in thei

Transfer Plea in SC Seeking Uniform Age for Men and Women for Marriage to Break Gender Stereotypes

Transfer Plea in SC Seeking Uniform Age for Men and Women for Marriage to Break Gender Stereotypes

A transfer plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking amendments in the marriageable age of women in the legal system and make the marriageable age for both men and women uniform. The petitioner

Real Life “Looteri Dulhan” Married and Duped Eight Senior Citizens in 10 Years; Family and Matrimonial Agency also Booked

Real Life “Looteri Dulhan” Married and Duped Eight Senior Citizens in 10 Years; Family and Matrimonial Agency also Booked

Looteri Dulhan will no more appear a movie character to you when you will come to know about Monica Malik. Ghaziabad police have registered a case against a woman for duping eight senior citizens afte

Father declared 19-year old daughter COVID-positive to avoid her court marriage

Father declared 19-year old daughter COVID-positive to avoid her court marriage

When this deadly pandemic is affecting everybody so badly, there is a father who found it useful to stop his daughter’s court marriage. A 19-year old girl had gone to the district court in Khand

Caste System Makes It Difficult for Young People to Decide Their Own Life Partners – Gujarat HC

Caste System Makes It Difficult for Young People to Decide Their Own Life Partners – Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted relief to a couple who had been separated by the wife’s family on account of caste-based differences, although they were provided police protection af