Another Eye-Wash – 498A Amendment

NEW DELHI: Offences under Section 498A of the IPC, relating to harassment for dowry and cruelty to a woman in her matrimonial home, may become less stringent on husbands and in-laws. After getting a number of complaints about its misuse, the Law Commission is set to recommend making the offence … Continue reading

Divorce made easy

NEW DELHI: Sparring couples may now have a way out of their misery without having to go through the blame game. The Cabinet on Thursday is expected to consider a proposal to amend matrimonial laws for making “irretrievable breakdown of marriage” a ground for divorce. The proposal moved by law … Continue reading