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World  /  Published 04.05.21

Bill and Melinda Gates part ways

The foundation said in a statement that the Gateses would remain co-chairs and trustees and that no changes were expected at the organization. “They will continue to work together to shape and ...
By David Gelles, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Nicholas Kulish in Washington

World  /  Published 25.02.21

Chinese man asked to pay ex-wife

A Chinese court has ordered a man to pay his former wife 50,000 yuan ($7,700) as compensation for housework she did during their five-year marriage, state media reported on Wednesday. Under a landmark...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 05.11.20

Spouse: SC rules on maintenance

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By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.20

Elders 'court' rules 'divorce'

A “court” of village elders in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district has allegedly made a man wash vermilion from the forehead of his wife and pronounced the couple “divorced&rdqu...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.20

And other demons

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By The Editorial Board

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Opinion  /  Published 02.07.20

Sign of red: Women as property

A marriage may break down for a million reasons. The Gauhati High Court granted divorce to a man and woman with a history of disagreements, although a family court had earlier dismissed the husband&rs...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.19

Should courts try to save marriages?

A society’s values are inscribed in its code of law. India boasted of forward-looking laws in the sphere of divorce, although it is now clear that those have not been able to keep pace with changes ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Wife set on fire after talaq refusal

A man in Bihar’s Bhagalpur allegedly set his wife on fire because he could not pronounce on her the instant triple talaq, which has been declared unlawful by the Centre through an ordinance.The woma...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.20

Grave danger

Sir — The Covid-19 pandemic has led to the United Nations delaying a crucial climate summit till late 2021. Lockdowns across the world have shown that even a short period of human inactivity can sub...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 25.10.19

Supreme Court plea for joint child custody rights

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on an NRI’s plea for a uniform law that would favour granting joint child custody rights to both the parents in matrimonial disputes.Suloch...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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