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Dismissing the revision petition filed for quashing of FIR and criminal proceeding against the petitioner/husband, the Court held that prima facie case of a cognizable offence of cruelty can be make out against the petitioner/husband therefore inherit power of High Court under S. 482 CrPC cannot be exercised.

Kerala High Court
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The atrocities against women in their matrimonial homes are on the rise, and women committing suicide unable to bear the cruelty and harassment on demand of dowry are also rampant.

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The Telangana High Court upheld the conviction of a husband under Section 498A of Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) despite there being contradictions in the dying declarations as there were consistent statements about abuse and cruelty committed on the wife in all the dying declarations.

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    Telangana High Court: In a case where the offences alleged against the petitioners under Section 498-A of the Penal Code,

Bombay High Court
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    Bombay High Court: In an application filed under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) for quashing the FIR for

Bombay High Court
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    Bombay High Court: In an appeal filed by wife challenging the judgment and decree dated 22-11-2005, passed by the Family

Punjab and Haryana High Court
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Punjab and Haryana High Court: In an appeal filed by the appellant/husband seeking the dissolution of marriage on the ground of cruelty

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Supreme Court: In an appeal directed against the judgment passed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, confirming the Family Court’s order

Bombay High Court
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    Bombay High Court: In an appeal filed by husband challenging the judgment and decree of restitution of conjugal rights and

Bombay High Court
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    Bombay High Court: In a case filed by a wife (‘appellant') challenging the Family Court order that granted decree of

Madhya Pradesh High Court
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“The minor differences cannot be termed as cruelty between husband and wife. There should be no expectation of overnight change in the husband and wife. Time should be given by both of them to each other to transpose as a wife and as a husband in married life.”

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The High Court Roundup brings a curated list of the top stories of the month to ensure readers do not miss any

Chhattisgarh High Court
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    Chhattisgarh High Court: In a case relating to the appeal filed by the wife against the decision of the family

Gujarat High Court
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Gujarat High Court: Nirzar S. Desai, J. quashed an FIR and its consequential proceedings which were registered for the offences punishable under

Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court: In a divorce case, Anil K. Narendran and C. S. Sudha, JJ., held that constant and repeated taunts by

Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh High Court
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Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court: While deciding the instant petition wherein the Single Judge Bench of Justice Sanjay Dhar deliberated

Calcutta High Court
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Calcutta High Court: Ananda Kumar Mukherjee, J. took cognizance of a petition which was preferred by the petitioner -wife praying for transfer

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Supreme Court: In an interesting case the Vacation Bench comprising Dinesh Maheshwari and Krishna Murari, JJ., disapproved a strange bail condition imposed

Karnataka High Court
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    Karnataka High Court: Hemant Chandangoudar J. quashed the FIR against accused 5 being the woman who had illicit relations with

Kerala High Court
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Kerala High Court: The Division Bench comprising A. Muhamed Mustaque and Sophy Thomas, JJ., held that cruelty has to be assessed from