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SC: No more direct arrests, panel will vet all dowry cases

A Family Welfare Committee (FWC) in every district will scrutinise dowry harassment cases before local police can arrest the accused, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, laying down a set of guidelines to curb misuse of the law. Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code has been criticised for giving “disgruntled women” a legal option to harass their husbands, and [...]

2017-07-29T11:11:10+00:00News|0 Comments

Is Mandana Karimi’s Work Permit in Trouble Because of Issues With Husband Gaurav Gupta?

Model-turned-actor Mandana Karimi has reportedly asked the court to fast track her domestic violence case as her work permit in India is likely to terminate soon. The Iranian model shot to fame with Bigg Boss Season 9 in 2015 and soon after, made her Bollywood debut with Bhaag Johnny followed by Kya Cool Hain Hum 3. Balaji Motion Pictures was [...]

2017-07-26T13:16:12+00:00News|0 Comments

Celebrity couple Tahsan, Mithila announce divorce, apologise to fans

The singer-model couple said on Thursday they failed to reconcile their “differences”. Their love blossomed into marriage in 2006 and they have a four-year-old daughter. “It is with heavy hearts that we would like to jointly announce that we are getting divorced,” reads joint statement posted on Tahsan's official Facebook page. “After several months of trying to reconcile our differences, [...]

2017-07-21T12:03:55+00:00News|0 Comments

Soundarya Rajinikanth And Ashwin Are Officially Divorced

NEW DELHI:A Chennai-based family court finalised the divorce proceedings of superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya and her estranged husband R Ashwin, reports Times Of India. Soundarya and Ashwin were reportedly living separately for seven months and were unable to reconcile, therefore the court granted them divorce, stated the TOI report. Soundarya and Ashwin filed for divorce by mutual consent on grounds [...]

2017-07-14T12:50:02+00:00News|0 Comments

Millionaire businessman baffled by ex-wife’s anger after he asked her to stay on as a ‘sort of housekeeper’ for him and his new partner

A millionaire businessman has said he was "surprised" at the negative reaction of his ex-wife when he asked her to stay living in their marital home and work as a housekeeper to him and his new partner, a judge has heard. The details emerged in reports from a private trial in the Family Division of the High Court in London [...]

2019-05-03T12:13:34+00:00News|0 Comments

UAE Warns Qatar To Accept Demands Or Face ‘Divorce’

ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar Friday that it faces "divorce" from its Gulf neighbours unless it takes their demands seriously, as the United Nations offered to help resolve the regional diplomatic crisis. The list of demands includes the closure of Al-Jazeera television, a long-standing source of conflict between Doha and neighbouring countries which accuse it of fomenting [...]

2019-05-03T12:13:34+00:00News|0 Comments

After Filing A Domestic Violence Case, Mandana Karimi Doesn’t Want A Divorce From Husband Gaurav

Ex Bigg Boss contestant Mandana Karimi recently filed a domestic violence case against her businessman husband Gaurav Gupta. While many thought it was a publicity stunt, others were shocked her marriage is ending in less than six months. But the strange part is that after going all public about how she has been kicked out by her in-laws, the actress [...]

2017-07-06T13:04:21+00:00News|0 Comments

Supreme Court says 25% of ex-husband’s net salary a `proper` amount as alimony

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said that 25 percent of the husband’s net salary could be awarded to the dependent estranged wife as alimony. The amount of maintenance or permanent alimony must be enough to ensure that a woman lived with dignity after divorcing her husband, said the court. "Twenty-five percent of the husband's net salary would be just [...]

2019-05-03T12:13:34+00:00News|0 Comments

Himesh Reshammiya and Komal officially divorced

The Bandra court granted divorce to Himesh Reshammiya and Komal on Wednesday afternoon. After the couple had filed for the same last December, speculation was rife that it was because of his proximity to television actress Sonia Kapoor. However, Komal maintains that Sonia has no part to play in this. She says, "Himesh and I have together decided to part [...]

2017-06-20T09:51:45+00:00News|0 Comments

Taking Stance Against Triple Talaq, Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Fines Husband Rs. 2 Lakh

SAMBHAL (UP): A panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has fined a man Rs. 2 lakh for divorcing his wife through triple talaq and asked him to pay Rs. 60,000 as 'mehr' to his wife. In its verdict delivered yesterday, the Turk community panchayat, attended by members of 52 villages, at the Madarsa Khalil-ul-Uloom in Sambhal's Raisati area also helped the bride's [...]

2019-05-03T12:13:34+00:00News|0 Comments