Live In Relationship

  • 22-year-old girl alleges rape, assault by live-in boyfriend May 27, 2014

    A 22-year-old girl has alleged that she was raped and assaulted by her 27-year-old boyfriend with whom she had been in a live-in relationship for the past five years, following which the accused was arrested from Katewa Nagar in Jaipur, police said on Tuesday. In an FIR lodged with the Shyam...
  • After seven years of live-in relationship, woman accuses partner of rape May 20, 2014

    A offence of rape has been registered against a person for not honouring the promise of marriage he made to a woman, with whom he had a live-in relationship for about seven years, police said on Tuesday. Based on a complaint filed by the 32-year-old woman, a teacher by profession, a...
  • Man leaves live-in partner of 7 years, marries another woman; booked for rape May 20, 2014

    An offence of rape has been registered against a person for not honouring the promise of marriage he made to a woman, with whom he had a live-in relationship for about seven years, police said on Tuesday. Based on a complaint filed by the 32-year-old woman, a teacher by profession, a...
  • Woman accuses live-in partner of rape after he calls off marriage May 1, 2014

    A 21-year-old girl on Thursday alleged that she was raped by a youth for over a year on the pretext of marriage in a suburban town in Jaipur, police said. The girl lodged an FIR with the Sanganer-sadar police station after the accused youth, Raju's marriage was fixed elsewhere by his...
  • Live-in relationship neither a crime nor a sin: Supreme Court November 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Live-in relationship is neither a crime nor a sin, the Supreme Court has held while asking Parliament to frame law for protection of women in such relationship and children born out of it. The apex court said unfortunately, there is no express statutory provision to regulate live-in relationships upon...
  • 37-year-old woman alleges being raped and assaulted by live-in partner October 9, 2013

    A 37-year-old woman was allegedly raped and assaulted by a man with whom she was in a live-in relation in Shiv Colony in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. Accused Kamlesh Sharma (44), a driver, was booked under various sections of the IPC for rape, assault and extortion on a complaint filed...
  • Married or not, domestic violence act binding, says Kerala HC July 17, 2013

    Kochi: In a significant ruling, the Kerala High Court has held that a woman is entitled to get protection under the provisions of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act even if she was in a live-in relationship. 'What was intended under Sect 2(a) of the Act was a...
  • Jiah Khan suicide case: If my son is guilty, he will be punished, says Zarina Wahab June 14, 2013

    Actor Suraj Pancholi's mother Zarina Wahab spoke to our Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand about her son who was arrested for allegedly abetting actress Jiah Khan's suicide. She denied that her son was in a live-in relationship with the late actress and she also said if he is guilty then he...
  • Delhi: Man ditches live-in partner, charged with rape February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A youth, in a live-in relationship with his childhood friend for over five years on the promise of marriage, has been charged with raping her. In its charge sheet filed before Metropolitan Magistrate Jyoti Kler, police has said that Rohan, working with a multi-national company in New Delhi,...
  • Live-in relationships against Indian culture: RSS March 18, 2012

    Nagpur: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Friday said live-in relationships must be discouraged in the country as it is 'against humanity and Indian culture'. "The Sangh is against live-in relationships because it is against humanity, and also against the Indian traditions and culture," RSS joint secretary Dattatraya Hosbale said, speaking to...
  • Accept live-in relationships in society: Team Anna March 12, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Batting for "live-in relationships", Team Anna member and former Union minister Shanti Bhushan has said people should accept it in the context of changing society rather than protest. "Social values are changing fast and we should accept it (live-in relationships) rather to protest or go against these values," Bhushan, who...
  • Punjab: Girl in a live-in relationship beheaded March 1, 2012

    Amritsar: A young girl into a live-in relationship for the past one year, was allegedly beheaded by unidentified assailants in Maqboolpura locality in Amritsar, police said on Thursday. Parveen, 20, was living with a man named Luvjeet, who was recently put behind bars in connection with a rape case. On Wednesday,...
  • Delhi HC denies minor to live with boyfriend February 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday denied permission to a Class 9 girl to live with her boyfriend, a student of Class 12 of the school she was in, and handed over her custody to her parents. The girl from a private school in Paschim Vihar had moved the...
  • This is not America - court tells 'live-in' couple January 29, 2011

    New Delhi: "This is not America", is what the Delhi High Court on Friday told a 22-year-old woman in a live-in relationship with her brother-in-law, who had deserted her sister and two children and sought the court protection on the ground that they faced a threat to their lives from...
  • Live-in partner not a 'keep': Govt protests October 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The use of the word 'keep' by the Supreme Court in its judgement on live-in relations on Thursday has pitted Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising against the two judges who gave the verdict in the case. Additional Solicitor General Indira Jaising on Friday criticised the two Supreme Court judges...
  • SC scraps cases against Khushboo April 29, 2010

    Relief for Tamil actor Khushboo from her legal tangle. The Supreme Court on Wednesday quashed 22 criminal cases filed against the star. Cases were filed against her by Tamil political parties like the PMK in 2005 after Khushboo said pre marital sex was a social reality. ...
  • Ex-girlfriend avenges herself at 'lover's' wedding November 14, 2009

    Bangalore: A wedding went terribly wrong when an ex-girlfriend of the groom stormed into his wedding hall to stop the marriage. Priyanka, a 23-year-old MBA student accused Anand of breach of promise. She claimed she was two months pregnant and Anand was getting married to another girl for dowry. She...
  • FTN: No sin this, live and let live-in November 6, 2009

    Bollywood actors Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor were the star turn at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit held in New Delhi last week and they spoke openly about their relationship and the fact that marriage was not part of their plans. Even a decade ago, such an open acknowledgment...
  • Women in live-in to be given wife's status: Maha govt October 10, 2008

    Mumbai: It's only a proposal and still many steps away from becoming the law, but it has already sparked off a debate. The Maharashtra Cabinet has proposed to provide live-in relationships a legal standing and give women in live-in relationships the status of 'wife'. The move comes after Justice Mallimath...
  • Bold step: Maharashtra govt legalises live-in relationship October 9, 2008

    Mumbai: In a bold step to "legalise" the live-in relationships, Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal suggesting a woman involved in such a relationship for a "reasonable period" should get status of a wife. The proposal is based on recommendations of the Justice Mallimath Committee which said if a man...
  • Maharashtra Govt to legalise live-in relationship October 9, 2008

    Mumbai: In a bold step to "legalise" the live-in relationships, Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal suggesting a woman involved in such a relationship for a "reasonable period" should get status of a wife. The proposal is based on recommendations of the Justice Mallimath Committee which said if a man...
  • Long live-in relationship as good as marriage: SC January 17, 2008

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ruled that if a man and woman are involved in a live-in relationship for a long period, they will be treated as a married couple and their child would be called legitimate. While deciding a case involving the legitimacy of a woman born out of...
  • Live-in relationships more likely to go nowhere October 4, 2007

    Melbourne: According to an Australian family researcher, men and women who start living together while still in the early stages of their relationship risk ending up single. Ruth Weston, the principal research fellow at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, said that young people think the living together before marriage...
  • Law rescues abused live-in partner June 29, 2007

    “He came, met mom. He said he is in for a committed relationship and would like me to come and stay with him in Bangkok. i didn’t see any problem in our relationship. But later, often he would lie about travel plans. I got pregnant, he said he was too...
  • How did your wife die? SC to hubbies June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that in case of death of a married woman under suspicious circumstances, the husband must explain the circumstances else he can be held responsible for her death. The ruling was handed down by a bench comprising Justices G P Mathur and R V...
  • Women law brings hope for victims June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Can the Domestic Violence Act really protect women from abusive husbands in absence of social change in a society where the position of women is still subordinate and where traditional mindsets dominate? People like Monika Singh, a victim of domestic violence, do feel that this law can help...
  • Govt serious about live-in relations June 29, 2007

    New Delhi: For many couples, living together is serious business. And now the Government too has realised that it is indeed a serious affair - be it a marriage or a live-in relationship. Starting Thursday, when the law for the protection of women from domestic violence comes into force, it...