What are the latest ammendmens in the process of divorce ?
Welcoming this move, Jyotsna Chatterji, director of the Joint Women's Programme said: "This will make it possible for couples who have decided on divorce by mutual consent to be granted a swift divorce. It will help prevent the retractions, lies, etc. which happens in case of long delays."Chatterji who has earlier worked on the amendment to the Indian Divorce Act, added:
"There is the probability that the woman becomes the sufferer as Indian society doesn't take too kindly to single women and that too divorced."
But at the same time, she said a swift divorce at times would help women from agreeing to continue in a bad marriage. This new clause - the "irretrievable breakdown of marria ...more
Although irretrievable breakdown has been mentioned as the justification for such a waiver, it is patently a concession to the impatience of individuals and the fast pace of life, which are typical features of the modern times. Since neither characteristic can be deemed admirable by any yardstick, the approval of a hasty break-up that provides little opportunit ...more