By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU Introduction Under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 both the husband and the wife have been given a right to get their marriage dissolved by a decree of divorce on more than one grounds specifically enumerated in Section 13. Some of the grounds initially inserted were substituted and some more grounds came […]
By Soumya Singh Chauhan, UILS, Chandigarh “Editor’s Note: The Special Marriage Act of 1954 is on of the most important secular laws of the country. It allows people to marry irrespective of religion. This paper examines the matrimonial causes under the Act. It analyses provisions relating to restitution of conjugal […]
Marriage is seen as an institution of people coming together under the promise of spending a life time with each other. However, sometimes this union may not turn out to be as pleasant as expected. Unhappy marriages are socially undesirable and are a breeding ground for delinquent children. Thus, instead of living a life filled with regret and remorse, the parties may chose to part ways. This is a submission on the options thus given to a party frustrated by his/her marriage under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.
By Akash Mishra, WBNUJS Editor’s Note: This paper discusses the evolution of irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for divorce. Irretrievable breakdown of marriage comes under the breakdown theory where the marriage is supposed to have reached a point wherein there is complete breakdown of the institution with no scope for […]
By Ananya Khanna, Symbiosis Law School, Pune “EDITOR’S NOTE:- The Indian judiciary is only in the nascent stage of developing an unwavering position on cruelty as a ground for divorce. This case discusses the issue of cruelty and irretrievable breakdown of marriage as grounds of divorce before and subsequent to […]