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

World  /  Published 09.01.19

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to divorce Inc founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, and wife MacKenzie Bezos are divorcing after 25 years of marriage, the couple said on Twitter on Wednesday. Jeff Bezos, ...
By Reuters in New York


Opinion  /  Published 10.01.19

Triple talaq: India must uphold legal pluralism

The Union law minister justified the criminalisation of instant triple talaq and said that 477 such divorces had taken place in 2018. He gave figures of the complaints that have been made under the re...
By Faizan Mustafa

World  /  Published 04.04.19

Bezos, wife finalise divorce details

MacKenzie Bezos, ex-wife of Inc founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, will give 75 per cent of their stake in the company and all voting rights to the billionaire entrepreneur as ...
By Reuters in New York

Opinion  /  Published 17.01.19

India needs to confront its leprosy problem

To have and to hold, in sickness and in health, goes the traditional wedding vow; that is, unless one of the partners contracts leprosy. The bacterial infection is, at present, a ground for divorce in...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 20.02.20

KSU concern over divorce cases, women trafficking

The Khasi Students’ Union has sought the Meghalaya government’s intervention to address the issue of increased divorce cases in the state as they felt it leads to trafficking.In a meeting with chi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 16.02.20

Divorce tied to education: Bhagwat

The cases of divorce are found more in “educated and affluent” families nowadays as education and wealth bring arrogance along, which results in families falling apart, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat sai...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


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