Tag Archives: Divorce

SC suo motu PIL to consider Suffering by Muslim women due to “arbitrary” divorce rules

By | November 11, 2015

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL APPELLATE JURISDICTION CIVIL APPEAL NO.7217 OF 2013 PRAKASH & ORS. …APPELLANTS VERSUS PHULAVATI & ORS. …RESPONDENT The Supreme Court has ordered registration of a PIL and urged Chief Justice H L Dattu to set up a Special Bench to consider gender discrimination suffered by Muslim women owing to “arbitrary… Read More »

on Divorce Lump sum payment received are Tax free and monthly payments received are taxable

By | October 26, 2015

Facts of the case  During the previous year relevant to the assessment year 2008-09, the assessee received lump sum payments from her ex-husband ‘P’, a national of Germany. She did not admit any tax liability on the said amount. Assessee’s View :- She stated that (i) there was an agreement between her and ‘P’ for custody,… Read More »