Alimony

Supreme Court says 25% of ex-husband’s net salary a `proper` amount as alimony

Supreme Court says 25% of ex-husband’s net salary a `proper` amount as alimony

The amount of maintenance or permanent alimony must be enough to ensure that a woman lived with dignity after divorcing her husband, said the Supreme Court.

Apr 21, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
You are more qualified, you can't sit idle and be parasite on husband's income  — Delhi court tells woman

You are more qualified, you can't sit idle and be parasite on husband's income — Delhi court tells woman

A Delhi court refused to enhance the monthly interim maintenance awarded to a woman in a domestic violence case, saying she was not supposed to sit idle at home and be a parasite on the husband’s earnings.

Mar 27, 2017, 13:10 PM IST