Recognition of Foreign Divorces in India ? Is your foreign divorce decree valid in India ?

This article attempts to bring some clarity on the law relating to recognition of foreign divorce decrees in India, in what circumstances they are valid, and when not ? I’ve also tried throwing light on the process and procedure of challenging or upholding the same in India ….read on  DIVORCE  A Happy marriage is a […]

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Geeta Mehrotra Vs. State of U.P.

Geeta Mehrotra Vs. State of U.P. Comment : A much needed respite, paves the way for many families implicated in a omnibus manner, with vague allegations.   SUPREME COURT OF INDIA (T.S. THAKUR & GYAN SUDHA MISRA, JJ.)   GEETA MEHROTRA & ANR.                                                   Appellants   VERSUS   STATE OF U.P. & ANR.                                                         Respondents   Criminal […]

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Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

The Division Bench in the case of Rita Nijhawan vs. Balkrishan Nijhawan in AIR 1973 Delhi 200 at 209 observed as follows: “Marriage without sex is an anathema. Sex is the foundation of marriage and without a vigorous and harmonious sexual activity it would be impossible for any marriage to continue for long. It cannot […]

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Marriage without Sex – Anathema – Court holds Impotency/Refusal to have Intercourse – Mental Cruelty

Comment :  The legal concept of cruelty in matrimonial offences is not confined to positive acts of causing physical injury by ‘one spouse to another. Without there being a physical injury, there can be cruelty in a greater degree. ‘Cruel’ means, ‘Cruel’ in the ordinary sense of the term, it has no esoteric or artificial […]

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Marriage without sex is anathema…Court considers Impotency/or Refusal as Mental Cruelty of highest order

Comment :  The legal concept of cruelty in matrimonial offences is not confined to positive acts of causing physical injury by ‘one spouse to another. Without there being a physical injury, there can be cruelty in a greater degree. ‘Cruel’ means, ‘Cruel’ in the ordinary sense of the term, it has no esoteric or artificial […]

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