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Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

Sandeep Aggarwal v. Priyanka Agarwal

Family Law – Mental health / Ailment – Suffering from Acute Schizophrenia – the Family Court was duty bound to direct the medical examination of a party to a matrimonial litigation. A party could not have been left to gather evidence of the opposite party’s mental condition on his own.

Shripal Meshram v. Urmila Meshram

Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 – Section 13(1)(ia) – Martial Cruelty – A decree for divorce can be granted on the ground of cruelty, however, the word ‘cruelty’ has not been defined under the Act, 1955, therefore, the question as to what act or omission or conduct or behavior of a party to a marriage would constitute cruelty has to be understood in the facts and circumstances of each case.