Tag Archives: Divorce

Grounds for Divorce as per Hindu Marriage Act

Divorce As per Section – 13, Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 13. (1) Any marriage solemnized, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, may, on a petition presented by either the husband or the wife, be dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground that the other party— 4[(i) has, after the solemnization… Read More »

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

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 »