Can a Muslim man remarry without consent of first wife?

Can a Muslim man remarry without consent of first wife?

Does the Indian Penal Code (IPC) hold precedence over Muslim personal laws? Are Muslim men allowed to remarry without obtaining the consent of their first wife? Will this amount to bigamy under the IPC?

Sep 11, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

Court convicts guitar teacher in rape case

A guitar teacher was on Friday held guilty by a Delhi court for raping, cheating his colleague and indulging in bigamy.

Oct 10, 2014, 20:24 PM IST

Prince George’s namesakes linked with madness,

The newborn Prince George of Cambridge’s namesakes went either mad, were found guilty of bigamy or abdicated the throne.

Jul 26, 2013, 13:56 PM IST

Service termination stares at Army officers for bigamy

Army is in the process of terminating the services of three of its officers found guilty of marrying more than one woman.

Nov 25, 2012, 10:04 AM IST

Reese Witherspoon’s dad John accused of bigamy

While Reese Witherspoon is about to commence her family life with husband Jim Toth, her mother and father might be heading to court.

May 11, 2012, 12:25 PM IST

Bigamy petition against Kumaraswamy dismissed

The K`taka HC dismissed a writ petition, seeking a direction to LS Speaker to disqualify Kumaraswamy from membership of Parliament.

Apr 09, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

Attending 2nd marriage is abetting bigamy: Court

Close relatives of a person
actively participating in key ceremonies of one`s marriage for
a second time during existence of the first marriage are
guilty of abetting bigamy, a Delhi court has ruled.

Jun 24, 2011, 22:23 PM IST

AIMP board refutes law commission`s observation about bigamy

The All India Muslim Personal
Law Board (AIMPLB) here on Saturday said that the observation of the
Law Commission that bigamy conflicts with "the Islamic Law in
letter and spirit" is wrong, unfounded and mistaken.

Aug 08, 2009, 23:28 PM IST