May 1, 2013
Due to differences in the opinions of the Law Ministry and Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), the Union Cabinet on Wednesday failed to clear the amendment to the Marriage Laws (Amendm...
April 10, 2013
An IT professional hanged himself in his apartment in Ramamurthy Nagar early on Tuesday. Police said Gopal Kumar (33), a senior testing engineer, committed suicide after his wife Geeta a...
December 26, 2012
It’s time we strengthen family courts to bring speedy relief to women, suggests a study »
September 8, 2012
Following an outrage over certain remarks made by a judge of Karnataka High Court on women in an open court, all family court matters, including child custody and guardianship, have been shifted f...
July 6, 2012
Her cruel behaviour “has snuffed out the bright candle of feeling of the husband” »
June 15, 2012
Bangalore NGO CRISP to stage dharna on Fathers' Day »
May 20, 2012
44,236 petitions reached before various courts during 2011-'12
March 29, 2012
After 3 talaqs, woman becomes illegal for husband
November 26, 2011
The increasing number of divorces is a major cause of anxiety for many parents, and very often at casual get-togethers, the conversation veers round to the cause of such alarming rise in divorce or...
June 19, 2011
What sin has the child done to be cut off from his father, who till the other day was his playmate, coach and guard? »
April 16, 2013
When an engineer working in a multi-national company in the Middle East approached the Family Court here for divorce from his wife, a software engineer, on grounds that she was sexually dysfunction...
March 30, 2013
Convert your emotional needs into wants to have a healthy relationship.
November 3, 2012
A Malaysian national has approached a Magistrate court here seeking Rs.1 crore alimony from her former husband, a medical practitioner, who divorced her according to the Muslim law (triple talaq)...
July 31, 2012
Organisations working for men’s rights have raised a call for Dilli Chalo (march to Delhi) on August 18, 2012 to protest the amendments in the Marriage Bill which legally recognise a wife’s...
July 1, 2012
Tom Cruise and Katie Homes are calling it quits after five years of marriage. Mr. Cruise (49) wed the 33-year-old Ms. Holmes in 2006 in an Italian castle after publicly declaring his lov...
May 24, 2012
The Union Cabinet should be commended for deciding to take on board sentiments widely expressed in Parliament during the discussion on the Marriage Laws Amendment Bill, 2010, and agree to amend it...
April 28, 2012
If a couple cannot cope with the bitterness and hostility in their marriage, the last thing they should do is to dump it on their children's shoulders.
March 24, 2012
Making marriage laws more women-friendly, the Union Cabinet on Friday approved a Bill seeking to give a woman a share in her husband's property after divorce. The quantum of share, however,...
October 2, 2011
“The acts of the wife are of such quality as to cause pain, agony and suffering to the spouse”
May 28, 2011
When a marriage sours, it is the children who are affected the most. Torn apart, feeling guilty, children of broken homes cope with the trauma in different ways and the effects can be long-lasting. Counselling and love can hold out the hope of healing, says GEETA PADMANABHAN.