Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage
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by Bijal Ajinkya†, Sachin Bhandawat†† and Vatsal Singh†††

andhra pradesh high court
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“Section 11(2) of Andhra Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1972 empowers the District Judge to transfer any case to the Additional District Judge who would have the same power as that of the District Judge in disposing of the transfer cases.”

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The Marriage Registration Authority submitted that in view of the advancement in the technology in Artificial Intelligence, the possibility of somebody impersonating Petitioner cannot be ruled out.

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Petitioner contended that they were entitled to the Fundamental Right to marry which was entrenched in the Constitution which includes the choice of a marital partner. Neither the State nor Society could intrude into the domain of individual right to pursue a way of life which were central to their identity and autonomy.

Madras High Court
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There came a time when Rama was going to perform a huge sacrifice, or yajna, such as the old kings used to

Madras High Court
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There came a time when Rama was going to perform a huge sacrifice, or yajna, such as the old kings used to

Delhi High Court
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Delhi High Court: In a case where two adults married against the wishes of the family and now anticipate danger to their

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Kerala High Court: A Division Bench of K Vinod Chandra and C Vijayachandran, JJ. dismissed the petition and rejected the relief sought

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Parsi Chief Matrimonial Court, Bombay: G.S. Kulkarni, J., expressed that, there is no provision under legislations, that if a marriage between the

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Kerala High Court: While addressing a matter wherein an Indian Citizen intended to soleminse and register his marriage with a British Citizen,

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Family Court No. 3, Pune: M.R. Kale, J., addressed a petition for divorce by mutual consent under Section 28 of the Special

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Supreme Court: The Division Bench of L. Nageswara Rao and B.R. Gavai, JJ., dissolved a marriage while exercising its jurisdiction under Article

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by Rakesh Behera†

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“The society has an ever-changing phenomenon. It keeps changing with time as per its new needs, expectation and other changing aspects. The very purpose of law is to serve society as per its requirements; therefore, the law also keeps evolving with the changes in society.”

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To marry or not to marry and if so whom, may well be a private affair. But, the freedom to break a

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Gauhati High Court: Achintya Malla Bujor Barua, J., addressed a matter wherein a marriage took place under the Special Marriage Act, but the

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Allahabad High Court: J.J. Munir, J., observed that, in matrimonial matters, it is disconcerting to note that parties change his/her faith to the

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Supreme Court has framed guidelines on overlapping jurisdiction under different enactments for payment of maintenance, payment of Interim Maintenance, the criteria for determining the quantum of maintenance, the date from which maintenance is to be awarded, and enforcement of orders of maintenance.

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Supreme Court: The bench of Indu Malhotra* and R. Subhash Reddy, JJ has framed guidelines on the issue of maintenance of wife,

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Gujarat High Court: A Division Bench of Sonia Gokani and N.V. Anjaria, JJ., while addressing an application with regard to the custody of