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Ellen P. George

Ellen P. George

Kerala HC: Live-in Partner Cannot Have Better Claim Than a Legally Married Spouse

The parties in a live-in relationship or non-formal relationship who have lived together for an extended period of time could be brought within the purview of law relating to maintenance and domestic violence and could be considered as husband and wife for the said limited purpose. However, parties to such a relationship cannot be elevated to marital status.

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Court Against Hearing of Election Disputes, Article 329 Prevails Over High Court’s Powers Under Article 226 of the Constitution: High Court of Andhra Pradesh

Excerpt A division bench led by Honorable Justice Joymalya Bagchi and Justice M. Ganga Rao heard a writ petition seeking to countermand the polling conducted in the Tirupati District on April 17, on the ground of fraudulent polling and booth capturing. Facts The first petitioner countermanded the polling on the

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