Abolish permanent alimony now !!! Make all maintenance Time bound

After SEVEN DECADES of women empowerment, after BILLIONs of rupees spent EVERY year out of tax payer money, if you still ask MEN to pay LIFE LONG Maintenance / alimony in 2017, and tell us that women cannot support themselves or earn for themselves, then that is daylight robbery…. plain and simple….

Interim maintenance should be Time bound. Permanent maintenance should also be time bound. Lifelong alimony must be abolished from the statue.


Go Back, Fight Your Child Custody Battle In Chicago: Delhi Court Tells India-Born Woman

Go Back, Fight Your Child Custody Battle In Chicago: Delhi Court Tells India-Born Woman

The court was hearing a plea filed by the father of the three-year-and-eight-month-old girl, seeking that the child be removed from her mother’s custody and allowed to be taken to the US.

All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: November 18, 2017 01:39 IST
Go Back, Fight Your Child Custody Battle In Chicago: Delhi Court Tells India-Born Woman
New Delhi: An Indian-born US woman has been asked to return to the US along with her toddler daughter by the Delhi High Court which left it to the jurisdiction of American court to decide the child’s custody issue pending there.

The court was hearing a plea filed by the father of the three-year-and-eight-month-old girl, seeking that the child be removed from her mother’s custody and allowed to be taken to the US.

This was in pursuance to a January this year order passed by the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, the US.

The high court in its order noted that it is in the “best interest” of the child to be in her natural environment, receive love and care of her father and grandparents, who live in Chicago, resume her school and be with teachers and peers.

A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and Deepa Sharma also imposed several conditions, including that the man should fund the expenses of his estranged wife and child on their initial stay in Chicago, provide reasonable accommodation and arrange a vehicle for them.

It also said that the man should meet the woman’s legal expenses which she may incur till the time she finds a suitable job for herself there.

“Just because the woman has found a safe haven in India – where her parents live, she could not have left the US permanently with their child, without caring for the best interest of the child and tearing her away from her father and paternal grandparents, with whom she had spent her initial life,” the bench said.

It added that Chicago, the US was the ‘Karam Bhumi’ of the couple and the woman cannot run away from there and escape to India, which is her comfort zone, at the cost of the child’s best interest.

“The woman should return to Chicago to fight her battles on that turf, so that the child can be with both her parents. The woman is not alone, and carries with her the responsibility of bringing up the child jointly with her father. It would have been a different matter if the couple had not had a child,” it said.

The bench said the woman was able-bodied, educated, accustomed to living in Chicago and was earlier employed before she came to India in December 2016 and she should not have any difficulty in finding her feet in the US.

“She knows the systems prevalent in that country, and adjustment for her in that environment would certainly not be an issue. Accordingly, we direct her to return to the US with the minor child,” it said.

The man said the child was born in the US and they had come to India on a short trip in December last year. They were scheduled to return to Chicago in January and at the last moment, his wife and daughter went missing and he left for the US as his flight was pre-booked.

The woman had filed a suit here seeking dissolution of marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act on the ground of cruelty and that he tried to forcibly establish physical relations.

On the other hand, the man had approached the US court which ordered that the child be immediately returned to her father, who was granted interim sole custody of the child. He then approached the high court, demanding that this order be complied with.

Source – https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/go-back-fight-your-child-custody-battle-in-chicago-delhi-court-tells-india-born-woman-1776989?type=news&id=1776989&category=AllIndia

The court said the child, who does not receive the love, care and attention of both the parents, is bound to suffer from psychological and emotional trauma, particularly if the child is small and of tender age.

Father and mother in law get acquitted from #fake #DOWRY case

Bombay High Court

Mr. Rangrao S/O Shyamrao … vs State Of Maharashtra Thr. Police … on 7 November, 2017

Bench: Prasanna B. Varale

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APPLICANTS : 1] Rangrao S/o Shyamrao Chaudhary,

Age 65 years, Occupation : Private.

2] Sau. Lata W/o Rangrao Chaudhary,

Age60 years, Occupation : Household.

All R/o Plot No.54, Radhakrishna Society,

Pardi, Nagpur.


RESPONDENTS: 1] State of Maharashtra,

through Police Station Officer,

Police Station, Ram Nagar, Gondia.

2] Sau. Deepali W/o Sagar Chaudhary,

Age Major, R/o C/o Arun Thakare,

Suryatola Road, Near Water Tank,


Mr. Ritesh Patil, Advocate h/f Mr. R.R.Vyas, Advocate for

the applicants.

Mr. T. A. Mirza, A. P. P. for non-applicant no.1/State.

None for the non-applicant no.2



DATE : NOVEMBER 07, 2017.

ORAL JUDGMENT (Per Prasanna B. Varale, J).

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1] Heard Shri Ritesh Patil, learned counsel holding for Shri

R.R. Vyas, the learned counsel for the applicants and Shri T.A. Mirza, the learned Additional Public Prosecutor for non-applicant no.1 State 2] ADMIT.

3] The applicants are before this Court seeking quashment of the First Information Report No. 122/2015, dated 23.10.2015, lodged at Police Station, Ram Nagar, Gondia for the offences punishable under Sections 498-A, 323 read with Section 34 of the Indian Penal Code. The applicants have also prayed for quashing the final report/Charge-sheet No. 39/2016.

4] Mr. Patil, the learned counsel for the applicants vehemently submitted that the applicants are the father-in-law and mother-in-law, respectively, of the non-applicant no.2/complainant and are in their advanced age. He further submitted that the report even on its face value discloses no offence against these applicants. 5] The learned counsel, by inviting our attention to the copy of report placed on record, submitted that the marriage 3 APL673.16.odt between non-applicant no.2/complainant and the son of the applicants, namely Sagar Chaudhary was solemnized on 15.6.2012 at Nagpur. For the initial period of the matrimonial life, there was no discord between the couple, but after six months, when non- applicant no.2 became pregnant, the applicants and husband Sagar told her that they are not in a position to share the responsibility of a child and they demanded amount of Rs.One lakh to non-applicant no.2 and told her that if she is not in a position to bring the amount, she should subject herself to abortion.

6] The learned counsel for the applicants submitted that the report states about the ill acts of physical violence on account of demand of money against the husband. The only allegation against the applicants is of instigating the husband, which is too vague and general allegation. The learned counsel then submitted that the report is silent in respect of the period of the alleged instigation and it only reiterates the instigation on 16.9.2015 and a statement that the husband of complainant gave fist blows. The report was lodged at Police Station, Kalamna, Nagpur as the husband had driven the wife/complainant from matrimonial home on 01.7.2015. She took 4 APL673.16.odt shelter at her aunts place. The report refers to an earlier incident of leaving the matrimonial house on 01.7.2015 and the complainant taking shelter at her parental home for a period of one month. The learned counsel submitted that the report fails to initiate any action against these applicants, least the proceedings initiated for commission of offences punishable under Sections 498A and 323 read with section 34 of the Indian Penal Code.

7] The learned counsel then submitted that on receiving the report, the investigating agency was set in motion and on completion of usual formalities, the charge-sheet came to be filed. 8] The learned counsel then invited our attention to the statements recorded by the investigating agency during the course of investigation. He invited our attention to the statement of father, brother, sister and brother-in-law of the complainant. It was submitted by the learned counsel that even these statements are the reiteration of the statements in the report lodged by the complainant and they are vague and general statements against these applicants. The learned counsel for the applicants submitted that with such a 5 APL673.16.odt material on record, there is hardly any scope that the prosecution can establish any case against these applicants in the trial and the only result of the trial would be an acquittal of these applicants. The learned counsel thus submitted that the applicants, who are in their advanced age and making them to face the prosecution on an unsustainable material, is nothing but an abuse of process of law. The learned counsel, therefore, prayed for exercising the powers of this court under section 482 of the Cr.P.C. and quash and set aside the first information report and the charge-sheet against these applicants.

9] The learned Additional Public Prosecutor for the non- applicant no.1/State opposes the application. 10] On going through the material in the form of charge- sheet as well as the report, we find considerable merit in the submissions of the learned counsel for the applicants. The learned counsel was justified in submitting that the report and the other material is as vague as it could be and the only allegation against these applicants is of instigation. Except the vague allegation, there 6 APL673.16.odt is nothing in the material on record to show that these applicants have actually participated in any act of ill-treatment to the complainant. The learned counsel was thus justified in submitting that continuation of criminal prosecution against these applicants is nothing but an abuse of process of law. The learned counsel has made out a case for exercising the powers of this Court under Section 482 of the Cr.P.C..

11] In the result, the criminal application is allowed in terms of prayer clause (ii) and disposed of accordingly.