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Punjab and Haryana HC cites Sharia again: Says marriage of minor Muslim girl is legal because she has ‘attained puberty’

The High Court cited the Muslim personal law and held the marriage of the 17-year old girl with 36-year old man valid.

Indian law never defined “marriage”: Here is why govt needs to be involved in inter-faith “marriage”

A number of very different legal institutions are grouped under the loose word “marriage.” Naturally therefore, the government has to step in and make rules about how to move between these very different institutions.

Marriage between first cousins per se illegal under the Hindu Marriage Act, observes Punjab and Haryana High Court

The high court was hearing a anticipatory bail plea by a man living in live-in relation with a minor girl, both are first cousins

UAE introduces major legal reforms including improved judicial procedure, legalisation of alcohol consumption and cohabitation by unmarried couples

From Live-in relations to alcohol consumption without licence, UAE introduces several reforms in its legal system

Kanpur Police takes cognisance of Kanpur triple talaq case, says will record victim’s statement for further investigation

The Kanpur police on Sunday said that they will record the statement of the victim, who had earlier had accused the police officer of advising her to follow Sharia law and accept the triple talaq given to her by the husband.

Rajasthan: Woman given triple talaq by husband, beaten up and gang raped by his brother and father

Rampant cases of domestic violence and physical assaults related to the evil practice of triple talaq are reported regularly.

Tamil Nadu: Man beats up wife after being accused of adultery, goes to Saudi Arabia, comes back and marries a minor

In her complaint, the woman said her husband returned from Saudi. While the woman was expecting a compromise from her husband, she was informed that her husband had married a 17-year-old-girl.

Uttar Pradesh govt announces Rs 6,000 annual aid for Triple Talaq victims and women who have been left by husbands

UP CM added that the educated women should be absorbed in government jobs as per their qualifications while arrangements will also be made for providing them shelter and education under various schemes.

Uttar Pradesh: 22-year-old Sayeeda burnt to death by husband and in-laws for complaining against Triple Talaq

Ramzan Khan, the father of the victim has alleged that his son-in-law Nafees (26), who worked in Mumbai had pronounced triple talaq to Sayeeda over the phone.

Fearful of arrest after Triple Talaq bill passed, Muslim man returns to wife after 8 months

. Interestingly, Nasima's father-in-law has now promised to present a 750 square feet plot to her. 

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