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Cruelty Judgements

  • DAYA WATI Vs. RAJ SINGH

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Cold indifference like not visiting the hospitalized husband amounts to cruelty.

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  • RANI Vs. AMAR NATH

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Section 13(1)(ia) –– Cruelty — Acts of wife proving her incorrigible conduct –– Amounts to cruelty towards her husband –– Wife can’t be allowed to take advantage of her own wrong.

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  • SHASHI LATA SHARMA Vs. CHETAN SARUP

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Section 13(1)(ia) and 20(2) — Husband’s petition for divorce on ground of wife’s cruelty granted by Trial Court — Appeal against by wife — Appellate Court finding wife leaving matrimonial home 12 days after marriage with jwellery and dowry articles — Thereafter followed series of offensive and defensives — Evidence and pleadings of wife’s cruelty.

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  • KASHMIR KAUR Vs. PREM SINGH

    PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Section 13 — Marriage dissolved by decree of divorce on ground of desertion and cruelty — Appeal by wife — Husband a widower having a son from first wife — Appeared that wife is not ablet to reconcile that she has to look after the son from first wife — Presence of son causing heart burning — Document of return of dowry executed in presence of respectables — Wife not willing to return to matrimonial house — Decree of divorce affirmed.

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  • VIDHYA VISWANATHAN Vs. KARTIK BALAKRISHNAN

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Section 13(1)(ia) — Mental Cruelty — Sexual deprivation by wife — Non-consummation of marriage on part of appellant- wife — Respondent-husband, in his evidence has narrated in detail incidents of alleged cruelty suffered by him — Appellant admits that marriage was not consummated — Not allowing a spouse for a long time to have sexual intercourse by his or her partner without sufficient reason, itself amounts mental cruelty to such spouse — No ground to interfere with decree of divorce passed by High Court on ground of cruelty.

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  • ANUPAMA PANDEY Vs. ASHUTOSH PANDEY

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Family Courts Act, 1984 — Section 19 — Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 — Section 13 — Divorce — Cruelty — Appellant married and two children were born out of wedlock — Incidents of cruelty proved by PW 1 which are corroborated from statement of PWs 3 and 4 — Cruelty includes insulting husband and other members of his family in presence of guests — Foul language also used against husband and in-laws — Husband was not allowed to talk to his children on phone when he was in Holland — Reassessment of evidence on record proves case for divorce on ground of cruelty — Trial Court’s judgment upheld — No force in appeal.

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  • Uma Soni Vs. Suresh Soni

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Divorce on ground of cruelty – Appeal – Appealant wife misbehaved not only with husband and in-laws but also with guests and visitors – Appealant also filed criminal cases against respondent husband. Appeal dismissed.

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  • Darshana Devi Vs. Anil Kumar Saini

      Court:HIGH COURT OF DELHI Bench: JUSTICE S. Muralidhar Darshana Devi Vs. Anil Kumar Saini On 13 June 2007 Law Point: Section 13(1)(ia) — Cruelty — Prima facie case made out — Trial Court rightly held respondent wife along with her father caused mental cruelty upon petitioner husband in deserting his matrimonial home, after birth of child and by involving

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  • Vimla Bai Vs. Panchu Lal

    Court:HIGH COURT OF RAJASTHAN
    Involvement of Appellant wife in a murder case amounts to cruelty and Family Court had rightly granted decree of divorce.

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  • VIMLA DEVI Vs. RAM BABU

    Court:ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Cruelty: What amounts to : False, scandalous, malicious, baseless and unproved allegations made by one spouse amounts to cruelty : Cruelty may consist of single act or series of acts.

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  • SMT. PARVATI Vs. PREM SINGH

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Section 13 — Cruelty : Wife Practised Cruelty by Her Own Misbehaviour and by Making False Allegations Against Her Husband About His Having Illicit Relations with His Brother’s Wife : Family Court Justified in Passing Decree of Dissolution of Marriage.

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  • SMT. RUKMANI DEVI Vs. BADRI NARAYAN

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Wife Refused to Cook Food and Insulted Husband in Presence of his Relations : She does not Want to Live with Husband : Decree of Divorce Confirmed.

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  • AMARJIT KAUR Vs. CHAIN SINGH

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Petition by husband for decree of divorce — Appellant writing letter to respondent stating that he was rascal and his mother, sister and brother’s wife had given birth to bastards — She disowned her own writings — She also had pungent tongue — Levelling false allegations could reasonably cause mental cruelty to respondent giving him justifiable ground for divorce.

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  • LAJWANTI CHANDHOK Vs. O.N. CHANDHOK

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Cruelty — Defamatory complaints to employer or other authorities constitute worse type of cruelty — Cruelty consists not in conduct complained of but in its impact upon spouse.

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  • D. MANGA @ MANGAMMA Vs. D. VENKATA RAMANA

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Cruelty : Sufficient Material Against Wife : Marriage Irretrievably Broken Down — Behaviour of respondent-wife such that it is impossible for petitioner-husband to share marital life with her — Even in her evidence she admitted that she gave police complaints against petitioner and sent petitions against him to High Court only with a view to create problems to petitioner —Respondent-wife is bent upon wreaking vengeance against petitioner — Cumulative effect — Marital relationship of parties irretrievably broken down.

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  • KRISHNA SARBADHIKARY Vs. ALOK RANJAN SARBADHIKARYALOK

    Court:CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
    Husband’s petition for divorce on ground of wife’s cruelty — Wife frequently departing from matrimonial home without permission putting husband in constant fear and anxiety by leaving suicidal notes — Lodging complaint in police against husband and her in-laws — Writing, insulting and offensive letters to office of husband — Facts prove that wife treated the husband with cruelty.

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  • KRISHNA RANI Vs. CHUNI LAL GULATI

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Question of condonation of cruelty of wife by husband — Husband specifying Acts of cruelty — Wife neither specifying which of the various acts of cruelty was condoned and when.

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  • SMT. CHANDAN AGARWAL Vs. MUKESH KUMAR AGARWAL

    Court: MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Lodging of false criminal report by wife against her husband & his family — Leading to arrest of husband & harassment of his family — Refusal by wife to fulfill sexual desire of her husband & defaming husband to be impotent — Amounts cruelty to husband — Marriage deserves to be dissolved.

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  • SAVITRI BALCHANDANI Vs. MULCHAND BALCHANDANI

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Section 13(1)(ib) — Wife’s desertion since 28.9.79 — Wife leaving matrimonial home as her own — Allegation that she was driven out not believable — Whether husband is also entitled to decree of divorce on ground of desertion by wife ? (Yes).

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  • Kamini Gupta Vs. Mukesh Kumar Gupta

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Charges of immorality levelled by wife against husband were reckless and entirely baseless. Further, wife’s own evidence before Court led credence to husband’s case that wife insulted and humiliated him by false accusations and injurious reproaches. Wife’s charges were deliberate, willful, injurious and persistent – Thus, it was clear that re-establishment of matrimonial relationship was not possible. Decree of divorce in favour of husband on ground of cruelty.

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  • URMILA DEVI Vs. DEVINDER KUMAR PARCHA

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Husband’s petition for dissolution of Marriage owing to wife’s cruelty — Wife asking husband to live separately due to ill-treatment of her mother-in-law — Wife writing letters to husband threatening him to insult in his office and in front of his superiors that be would not forget it for the rest of his life — Intemperate language used — Referring to a husband as the incarnation of “Havana” — Calling him a person of mean mentality and cheap character — Making unsubstantiated allegations regarding illicit relationship. Wife guilty of the matrimonial offence of cruelty.

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  • MONIKA HOM ROY Vs. SMARAN ROY

    Court: GAUHATI HIGH COURT
    Wife neither having any tolerant attitude nor ready to make even a small sacrifice. Misbehavior of wife at public places and resiling from settlement. Cruelty of wife established.

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  • MEENAKSHI MEHTA Vs. MAJOR ATUL MEHTA

    Court: HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Cruelty : Legal : False Allegations of Harassment, Physical Assault, Not Providing Maintenance : Amounts to Cruelty — Allegations made by Wife against Husband in application are unfounded, baseless and false — Amounts to legal cruelty.

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  • SMT. S. VIJAYALAKSHMI Vs. S. BHEEM REDDY

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    On complaint lodged by wife, husband arrested and sent to judicial custody — Kept under suspension by his employer — Matter reached point of no return — Any amount of persuasion to keep matrimonial home in good stead is of no use — Marriage dissolved by granting decree of divorce.

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  • ALKA Vs. DR. R.K. GAUTAM

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Indifferent behaviour with the husband and his relations––Trying to jump from balcony on the event of marriage in family––Not permitting normal sex to respondent—Indifference to the ailing father-in-law––Cruelty.

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  • PUSHPA RAJAI Vs. JAI PRAKASH LALWANI

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Divorce — Cruelty by wife — Allegation of illicit relationship with his sister-in-law and niece of respondent itself constitutes cruelty — Respondent was subjected to cruelty after settlement agreement and it continued till impugned judgment was passed — Decree for divorce affirmed.

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  • Smt. Bichitra Bharali Kalita Vs. Dipak Chandra Kalita

    Court: Gauhati High Court
    Wife lodged false criminal proceeding and threatened to commit suicide. Leveling such serious allegations, in absence of any proof thereof, itself amounts to cruelty. Divorce granted on ground of cruelty.

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  • Archana Sharma Vs. Mukesh Kumar Sharma

    Court:ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Divorce on ground of cruelty – Appeal – Cruelty includes not only physical cruelty but also mental cruelty. Sufficient material on record to prove that wife had treated husband with mental cruelty and it had become impossible for husband to live with wife.

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  • PRADEEP KUMAR JUYAL Vs. KANTI DEVI

    Court: UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
    Divorce, Cruelty, Desertion — Husband and wife not living together. Testimony of husband reliable. Cruelty committed by wife fully proved on record. Divorce granted on ground of cruelty.

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  • SMT. SONA Vs. KARAMBIR

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    By wife’s abnormal behaviour impossible for Husband to reside with Wife — Wife failed to discharge her marital obligations — Treated Husband with mental cruelty. Decree of Divorce granted.

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  • ANANDI DEVI Vs. KOMAL KUMAR

    Court: UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
    Wife made no attempt to come back to her husband’s house nor tried to contact him over phone — Husband has sufficiently proved on record that he was subjected to cruelty by wife and entitled to divorce.

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  • VIVEK Vs. MINAL

    Court:BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Sufficient proof of allegation of cruelty by husband on part of wife — No reason to refuse decree of divorce.

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  • Mamta Bhardwaj vs. Madhusudan Bhardwaj

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Wife made allegations on her sister-in-law to create situation where relationship between parties comes to worst. Wife was guilty of inflicting cruelty upon Husband including mental cruelty of worst kind. Marriage dissolved.

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  • AS Vs. SNS

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Cruelty — Desertion — Appellant-wife failed to lead cogent evidence to establish respondent-husband created such circumstances that it was not possible for her to reside in matrimonial home — Wife made reckless allegations against husband of being womanizer and corrupt — It would have caused such pain and suffering to respondent as to lead to apprehension that it would not be conducive to his physical and mental well-being to live with wife. Marriage dissolved.

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  • SADHANA SRIVASTAVA Vs. ARVIND KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

    Court:ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Mental and Physical Cruelty : Allegations of having illicit relationship and extra marital affairs made by wife against husband amounted to cruelty : Various criminal proceedings initiated against husband found to be false and final report submitted. Husband entitled to divorce under Section 13(1)(ia) of Act.

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  • SA Vs. AA

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Mental Cruelty — Wife taunted Husband for not being able to satiate her sexual desire on account of his being heavy weight — Calling of names and hurling of abuses. Incidents are grave and weighty matrimonial offences by wife — Events not relating to normal wear and tear of a marriage.

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  • SHASHI BALA Vs. RAJIV ARORA

    Court:Delhi High Court
    Denial of sexual intercourse after marriage — Refusal to perform customary rituals — Sex is the foundation of marriage and marriage without sex is an anathema — Wilful denial of sexual intercourse without reasonable cause would amount to cruelty.

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  • GEETA PANDEY Vs. SHEKHAR PANDEY

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Threat to commit suicide by consuming acid — By said act, wife alleged to be pregnant created fear in the mind of husband and his family. Fear in the mind of husband and his family cannot be called unfounded. Acts of wife amount to mental cruelty.

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  • INDU MISHRA Vs. KOVID KUMAR GAUR & ANR.

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Totally false and baseless allegation leveled against Husband by Wife about having illicit relations with his Bhabhi, clearly tantamounts to cruelty on her part to respondent-husband — Respondent-husband entitled to decree of divorce on this ground.

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  • NIRMALA Vs. MANOJ KUMAR

    Court: DELHI HIGH COURT
    Illicit relations — Baseless allegations by wife — Wife suffering from delusion and continuously under treatment — Appellant-wife living with her parents most of the time after her marriage and she had been under treatment — False and baseless allegations made by appellant-wife against her husband about illicit relations remain unproved — Such type of aspersions on character of respondent-husband even or on his ‘Bhabhi’ is worst form of cruelty.

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  • RITA BANDOPADHYAY Vs. ABHIK BANDOPADHYAY

    Court:CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
    Unfounded allegations against husband not proved by wife — Holy relationship of brother and sister maligned by wife that it pricks to conscience of Court to accept that wife is guilty of treating Husband with mental cruelty.

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  • MADHU KUKSAL Vs. ANUP KUKSAL

    Court:UTTARANCHAL HIGH COURT>
    Husband successfully proved he was treated with cruelty by his wife, by her acts of hurling abuses at him and beating members of his family : Alleged acts of violence on part of wife, committed by her, get corroborated from medical injury report : Allegations made by wife as to harassment on account of dowry, not established on record. Divorce granted.

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  • MANISHA SANDEEP GADE Vs. SANDEEP VINAYAK GADE

    Court: BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Allegations made by wife baseless and false and constituted cruelty : Learned Judge right in granting decree of divorce on that ground and rejecting her petition for maintenance under Section 18 of Hindu Marriage Act.

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  • CHRISTINE LAZARUS MENEZES Vs. LAZARUS PETER MENEZES

    Court:BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Marriage between parties irretrievably broken down — Parties cannot be reasonably expected to live together — Wife has made wild unsubstantiated allegations against husband — Applicant-husband subjected to mental cruelty at the hands of respondent-wife — Family Court rightly allowed petition of husband for dissolution of marriage under Section 10(1)(x) of Act on ground of cruelty.

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  • NARENDRA Vs. K. MEENA

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Constant persuasion by wife for getting separated from family members of husband — Wife wanted husband to leave his parents — Persistent effort of respondent-wife to constrain the appellant-husband to be separated from family would be torturous for husband.

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  • NARENDRA KUMAR GUPTA Vs. MRS. MAMTA GUPTA

    Court: MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Cruelty, Adultery : Wife made scandalous statement against appellant/husband about his illicit relation with his elder brother’s wife : Trial Court wrongly held that allegations made by respondent/wife in her written statement and her deposition on oath cannot be taken into consideration while deciding this petition : Trial Court erred in directing husband to file separate petition for getting required relief on basis of allegations made by wife : Approach of Court contrary to settled principles of law which lay down Court’s power to take into consideration events subsequent to filing of petition.

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  • RAJENDER KUMAR Vs. NANDINI & ANR.

    Court: DELHI HIGH COURT
    Mental Cruelty — Illicit relationship — Threat to commit suicide — Appellant-husband suggested divorce by mutual consent in the backdrop of respondent-wife’s illicit relationship, but she preferred not to even respond to that suggestion — Their daughter is being brought up by her father and grandmother for last 4 years — Version of appellant-husband that telephonically respondent-wife communicated her intention to live with her lover only — Accusations against wife specific as well the efforts made by husband to find peaceful solution to problem — Appellant-husband knows if wife attempts to commit suicide or commit suicide he and his entire family would be entangled in criminal case — Legal consequences that may ensue on threat being extended by wife to commit suicide or attempted suicide, impact on his life is to the extent that his entire family starts living under shadow of fear of being implicated in case under Sections 498A, 306, 304B, IPC — Threat to commit suicide constitutes Cruelty for purpose of Section 13(1)(ia) of Act — Decree of divorce granted in favour of appellant-husband.

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  • SATYAWAN Vs. REKHA

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Lodging false criminal case — Contracting second marriage — Respondent-wife lodged false criminal case against appellant-husband and his family — No material to frame charges against appellant and his family members — They were acquitted — Respondent-wife married one and living happily with him — Contracting second marriage during subsistence of first marriage would also amount to cruelty — Appellant-husband established that respondent wife is guilty of cruelty and entitled to get decree of divorce.

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  • PRAVEENA TANK Vs. ARVIND KUMAR TANK

    Court: RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Cruelty — Character assassination — According to husband, wife was having illicit relations with a distant relative before marriage and that persisted thereafter — Parties living separately for more than 14 years — Wild allegations made by wife against husband in reply to petition were sufficient to cause mental agony to husband — It is nothing than to injure reputation which amounts to mental cruelty — There is irretrievable breakdown of marriage of parties considering serious allegations made by wife throwing mud on the character of husband that her real sister has walked into life of her husband, which was not even prima facie established — It is difficult for both of them to live together as a happily married couple —Divorce granted.

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  • SANTOSH Vs. HORI LAL

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Appellant wife failed to substantiate allegations leveled against respondent-husband even on yardstick of preponderance of evidence — Allegations of such a nature that would have lowered image of respondent in eyes of his superiors, subordinates and peers — This act would certainly constitute cruelty.

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  • NISHI Vs. JAGDISH RAM

    Court: DELHI HIGH COURT
    False accusation by wife — Acts of cruelty included constant threat by wife to have the husband arrested which caused stress to the husband and his family with the result that it was not possible for him to continue with the marriage — False accusations had adversely affected mind and health of husband causing great embarrassment to him and his family leading them to be looked down upon by relatives, friends and neighbours. Family Court fully justified in dissolving the marriage of parties by decree of divorce.

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  • SHEELU Vs. AMAR SINGH & ANR.

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Cruelty — Desertion — Adultery — Grounds well established by Husband — Divorce decree sustained. Not fit case of making efforts through mediation for restoration of matrimonial home.

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  • RISHIKESH SHARMA Vs. SAROJ SHARMA

    Court:Supreme Court of India
    Wife living separately and filing cases against Husband which cannot be substantiated. Divorce Decreed.

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  • Suman Kaushik Vs. N.P. Kaushik

    Court:HIGH COURT OF DELHI
    Divorce on the ground of desertion and cruelty – Parties lived together for 7 months and litigating for 25 years – Husband employed as judicial officer and wife working under government – Wife making various complaints in respect of her husband – An article also published in the newspaper on the basis of interview of wife – Such conduct caused mental agony to the husband – Decree of divorce affirmed.

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  • Pushpa Devi vs. Om Parkash

    Court: HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Filing of false complaints and threatening the Husband amount to acts of cruelty. Wife used to leave the matrimonial home at her own will, which amounts to desertion. Decree of divorce granted to Husband.

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  • RAMA KANTA Vs. MOHINDER LAXMIDAS BHANDULA

    Court: PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 — Sec. 13(1)(ia) — Cruelty — Meaning of Cruelty — Conduct of appellant in matrimonial home — Her threats and attempts to commit suicide — Act of lodging false complaint against her husband — Relations u/Secs. 498-A/34, I.P.C., resulting in acquittal — Are incidents of appellant’s cruel behaviour towards respondent — Making it impossible for respondent to live peacefully with her in conjugal home — Trial Court not fallen into error in holding appellant guilty of offence of cruelty & granting decree of divorce in favour of respondent — Whether correct ? — (Yes).

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  • PRAMOD BIJALWAN Vs. SATENDRA DUTT

    Court:UTTARAKHAND HIGH COURT
    Cruelty, Desertion — Both grounds proved by respondent — False allegation of adultery against husband or wife is mental cruelty and is ground for divorce — Vague allegations made to defame by petitioner amounts to cruelty — Respondent wife failed to implead as party and prove her allegation of adultery against petitioner — Non-compliance of Rule 13 of Divorce Rules — From statement of appellant it is clear there was no relationship between parties as husband and wife even when they were not resided under single roof since April 2001 — Appellant deserted respondent and did not cohabit with him — Respondent proved both grounds for divorce, i.e., cruelty and desertion — Petition rightly allowed by Trial Court for decree of divorce.

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  • PINKI JAIN Vs. SANJAY JAIN

    Court:Delhi High Court
    Act of Wife in filing false complaint case and getting her Husband and other in-laws arrested clearly amounts to cruelty. Decree of divorce passed.

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  • ARTI PANDEY Vs. VISHNU KANT TIWARI

    Court: ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Appellant-wife has treated respondent with mental cruelty and permanently deserted respondent-husband in terms of Section 13(1)(ia), (ib) of Act. Lodging of FIR and spate of complaints with all sorts of allegations by wife against husband is indicative of fact that there was no desire on part of wife to continue marital relation with husband. Divorce granted.

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  • ANITA DEVI Vs. PRADYUMAN PRASAD YADAV

    Court:PATNA HIGH COURT
    In retaliation to divorce case criminal case filed by Wife Conduct of appellant negates her claim. Husband able to prove grounds of cruelty.

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  • SUDHANSHU MAULI TRIPATHI Vs. MEENA KUMARI & ANR.

    Court:PATNA HIGH COURT
    Act of Wife in neither willing to return to matrimonial home nor allowing peaceful divorce to petitioner, proves beyond any doubt that there is no chance of marriage being retrieved and continuance of such marriage would itself amount to cruelty.

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  • SAMAR GHOSH Vs. JAYA GHOSH

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Wife’s total indifference and neglect during illness of husband. Parties have no feelings and emotions towards each other, Impossible to preserve or save marriage.

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  • Kamini Sondhi vs Kapil Sondhi

    Court:Delhi High Court
    Sexless marriage, Wife made false complaints to husband’s boss, hence Divorce on mental cruelty.

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  • MALATHI RAVI (Dr.) Vs. DR. B.V. RAVI

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Behaviour of wife established that she deliberately stayed away from marital home and intentionally caused mental agony by putting husband and his family to go through criminal litigation .The decree of divorce granted by the High Court deserves to be affirmed singularly on the ground of mental cruelty.

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  • G. PADMINI Vs. G. SIVANANDA BABU

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Act of Writing letter to third party amounts to publishing and publication about impotency of husband creating mental agony and anguish to Husband, which is mental cruelty. Decree for divorce passed.

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  • K. Srinivas Rao vs D.A. Deepa

    Court:Supreme Court of India
    Staying together under the same roof is no pre-condition of mental cruelty. Spouse can cause mental cruelty by her conduct even while she is not staying under the same roof.

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  • KAWALJEET KAUR Vs. PARAMPAL SINGH

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Wife misused her right and subjected Husband to mental cruelty. She backed out of compromise and after obtaining lump sum amount filed divorce petition. She also filed criminal cases against respondent and his family under Sections 406, 498A, IPC. Wife left no stone unturned to make life of Husband miserable. Trial Court rightly granted decree of divorce in favour of respondent-husband.

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  • Suman vs Gajender

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    False allegations by wife of illicit relationship of Husband were made and she had refused to consummate the marriage with husband. Mental cruelty caused to husband. Wife also abandoned the marital relationship without any reason amounting to desertion.

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  • VINOD KUMAR RAI Vs. MANJU RAI & ANR.

    Court:ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Conduct of wife cruel enough to give rise to suspicions of husband as to fidelity of wife.Differences between parties so deep rooted ruling out any possibility of reconciliation. Divorce granted as requested by Husband.

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  • GIAN SINGH Vs. STATE OF RAJASTHAN

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Impounding of passport of Father in Law who has to return is cruelty. Passport to be returned on execution of bond.

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  • RAMESHWAR @ PAPPU & ORS. Vs. STATE OF RAJASTHAN & ORS.

    Court: RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Settlement and Understanding Between Spouses to Amicably Live Together with Harmony: Permission to Compound Offence Granted.

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  • Arvind Kumar Prasad vs Geeta Prasad

    Court:Patna High Court
    Wife filed 498A and made various scandalous allegations, Divorce on cruelty.

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  • A. JAYACHANDRA Vs. ANEEL KAUR

    Court:Supreme Court of India
    Clear manifestations of wife suspecting husband’s fidelity, character and reputation. Constant nagging on various aspects certainly amounted to causing indelible mental agony and amount to cruelty. Divorce granted.

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  • SUKHENDU DAS Vs. RITA MUKHERJEE

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Refusal to participate in proceedings for divorce and forcing Husband to stay in a dead marriage would itself constitute mental cruelty. There is no likelihood of appellant and respondent living together and for all practical purposes there is irretrievable breakdown of marriage.

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  • RAMESHWAR PRASAD Vs. SUGNA DEVI

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Filing of false complaint under Section 498A, IPC by Wife is sufficient ground to constitute matrimonial cruelty

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  • STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH Vs. ASHWANI KUMAR & ORS.

    Court:HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Presumption as to abetment of suicide by married woman is cruelty. It has to be established that wife was subjected to cruelty as ingrained in Section 498A, IPC.

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  • PARIMI MEHAR SESHU Vs. PARIMI NAGESWARA SASTRY

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Threat to put life to an end, Removing of Mangalsutram from her neck, Beatings to the child, Frequent desertion of Husband amounts to cruelty.

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  • JAIPRAKASH DATTATRAY PATADE Vs. USHA JAIPRAKASH PATADE

    Court:BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Day-to-day behaviour of wife made life of petitioner intolerable and he left his own matrimonial home to stay with his own relatives Husband not given properly cooked food. He was forced to wash his own clothes and two children tutored by Wife to turn against Husband. Irretrievable breakdown of marriage on account of cruelty inflicted by wife on husband. Husband had no conjugal relations with wife. Wife not filed written statement and was absent on all dates except one date. Marriage dissolved by decree of divorce.

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  • MRS. NEELU KOHLI Vs. NAVEEN KOHLI

    Court:ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT
    Intention to be cruel not essential element : In marital matters, feelings and attitudes of minds are material.

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  • AMARAVATHY Vs. R.A. PAKKIRINATHAN

    Court:MADRAS HIGH COURT
    Husband suffered mental agony and pain. Entitled to divorce.

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  • KAMLESH KUMARI Vs. VINOD KUMAR

    Court:HIMACHAL PRADESH HIGH COURT
    False case registered against Husband and his family members only to settle personal scores. Attitude of appellant wife in leaving matrimonial home at her sweet will and pleasure and showing disrespectful attitude to husband and family members, without any justifiable cause is cruelty towards Husband. Parties living apart for 6-7 years, which is admitted and proved on record — Divorce granted.

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  • MRS. NILIMA KISHORE MHASKE Vs. KISHORE A. MHASKE

    Court: BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Family Court Right in Concluding that Husband made out Case for Divorce on Ground of Cruelty and he is Entitled to Decree of Divorce.

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  • MAHABIR SINGH Vs. NIRMALA DEVI

    Court:PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Offensive language — Addressed the husband as “Fauji Gadha or Fauji Tatoo” — Would not be acceptable to any self-respecting husband — Cruelty made out.

    0
  • SHAMA RAO D. Vs. DR. ANUPAMA

    Court:KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
    Spouse, well educated, responsible, well natured in general sense, abusing the other spouse, physically and mentally, humiliating, using filthy language in front of family members, relatives and mistaking for unintentional deeds. This would amount to cruelty.

    1
  • KAMLAKANT JOSHI Vs. SANTOSHBAI PANDYA

    Court:MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Wife guilty of making false, baseless and dirty allegations against her husband concerning his character. Husband bound to suffer mental agony and embarrassment living jointly with his parents and family members : Wife living separately from last more than 12 years. No valid and sufficient reason of defendant of living separately from her husband : Circumstances sufficient to hold Wife guilty of matrimonial offence of mental cruelty. Husband deserves dissolution of marriage by decree of divorce.

    0
  • SUBHASH CHANDRA DAS CHOWDHURY Vs. SANDHYA DAS CHOWDHURY

    Court:CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
    Forceful entry in house of Husband by Wife with help of local people during pendency of divorce proceedings, amounts of cruelty.

    0
  • DINESH NAGDA Vs. SHANTIBAI DINESH NAGDA

    Court: MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    False prosecution of Husband and his family members. Appellant and his family members including female family members of appellant had to face agony of trial of criminal case for long 7 years. They had to suffer humiliation during this period and ultimately charges levelled against them could not be substantiated.

    0
  • BHAVANA N. SHAH Vs. NITIN CHIMANLAL SHAH

    Court:BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    False, frivolous and unsubstantiated allegations against husband of having illicit relations with his sisters — No contemporaneous evidence produced by wife to corroborate her version — It was clearly an attempt to sully reputation not only of respondent-husband but also of two sisters who were in profession of Medicine and Law respectively — That by itself is a good and germane ground to dissolve marriage between parties and to grant decree of divorce.

    0
  • VANDHANA GUPTA Vs. RAJESH GUPTA

    Court:MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Wife behaving cruelly with Husband and his family members and she left matrimonial house and living separately without any just and proper cause. She has deserted respondent for continuous period of not less than two years. Husband entitled to decree of divorce.

    2
  • PRAVEEN MEHTA Vs. INDERJIT MEHTA

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Husband Deprived of Normal Cohabitation and Suffered Social Embarrassment Due to Behaviour of Wife. Conduct of Wife in Approaching Police Complaining against Her Husband and His Parents and Taking False Plea that She Conceived But there was Miscarriage, Caused Sense of Mental Depression and amounts to Mental Cruelty to Husband.

    0
  • MRS. GAYATRI MISHRA Vs. PRAMOD KUMAR NANDA

    Court:ORISSA HIGH COURT
    Wife Voluntarily Deprived Her Husband of Her Society and Cohabitation for Years, Which Amounts to Mental Cruelty. Husband can definitely be said to be under strain of wilful separation for years and complete denial of conjugal relationship.

    0
  • JATINDER SINGH Vs. ROOPLEEN KAUR

    Court:PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Cruelty — To be determined on consideration of various factors i.e. social status, background, custom & tradition, etc. The Court should determine that relationship between the parties has deteriorated to such an extent that it is impossible to live together without mental agony — Need not be of such a character as to cause danger to life or health.

    0
  • D. PARTHASARATHY Vs. MRS. VINAYAPRABHA

    Court:KARNATAKA HIGH COURT
    Conduct of Wife in prosecuting Husband while at same time seeking restitution of conjugal rights shows lack of self-control driving Wife to restrain from cohabitation. Wife persisently indulging in vicious allegations, unmindful of their impact. Husband cannot be found at fault with and his conduct cannot fall within expression “his own wrong”.

    0
  • SMT. NIDHI DALELA Vs. DEEPAK DALELA

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Evidence Produced by Wife not Sufficient to Disprove Charge of Cruelty and Adultery Levelled against Her : She made Unsuccessful Attempt to Establish that her Husband had Illicit Relations and Wanted to Marry Another Lady. Husband Proved Successfully his Apprehension that it will be Harmful for him to Live with Wife because of her Conduct that Caused Disgrace to him.

    0
  • MUKESH KUMAR Vs. CHANCHAL

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    No strait jacket formula of what is cruelty. Single or even isolated acts of grave severity can constitute cruelty. However, on other hand whole body of evidence may not measure upto required standard to constitute cruelty.

    0
  • C.R. CHENTHILKUMAR Vs. K. SUTHA

    Court: MADRAS HIGH COURT
    Meaning of Cruelty — No specific set of facts which could be taken as one which would constitute cruelty — Gravity, intensity and seriousness of acts of parties should necessarily be considered.

    0
  • G.V.N. KAMESWARA RAO Vs. G. JABILLI

    Court:Supreme Court of India
    Appellant was subjected to serious traumatic experience because of non-cooperation and hostile attitude of respondent, which can safely be termed as ‘cruelty’. Decree of dissolution of marriage granted.

    0
  • ASIT BARAN BHATTACHARYA Vs. GOURI BHATTACHARYA

    Court:CALCUTTA HIGH COURT
    Cruel behaviour of spouse although is a good defence against action of restitution of conjugal right, law does not permit wronged spouse inflicted with mental cruelty to commit cruelty against wrong doer in retaliation . If counter cruelty of different nature is proved, simply on basis of such counter cruelty, divorce can be granted.

    0
  • AJAY PAL SINGH Vs. ROSY SINGH (DR.)

    Court:CHHATTISGARH HIGH COURT
    Respondent wife consumed huge amount of sleeping pills in absence of appellant-husband, on account of which she had to be admitted in Hospital. This act of Wife amounted to cruelty to Husband. In addition to treating Husband and his parents with cruelty,Wife also interfered in his official work, which adversely affected his official position. Wife also lodged complaint under Section 498A, IPC without disclosing fact of being treated with cruelty by Husband and his parents in connection with dowry demand. This conduct of Wife also reflects her cruelty of extreme degree towards Husband.

    0
  • GAJJALA SHANKAR Vs. ANURADHA

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Wife filed criminal case against husband and her in-laws, which was held not proved by Criminal Court and maintenance which has been granted. These two factors prove strong desire of wife to be disassociated with husband and matrimonial home as a whole. She had no real intention to lead happy marital life with husband. Specific case of appellant husband that he was subjected to “mental cruelty” Divorce granted to Husband.

    0
  • SMT. ROOPA @ ROOPMATI Vs. VIJAY KUMAR

    Court:MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Though condonation not pleaded as defence by Husband. It is the duty of Court to examine evidence of parties to find whether cruelty was condoned. Not proved that at any time during continuance of marriage, husband behaved with wife in such a way as to have condoned her acts of cruelty. Divorce granted.

    0
  • CAPT. DEEPAK KUMAR Vs. MANISHA

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    After departure Wife levelled such type of allegations which could not be Expected from Her which Amounts to Act of Cruelty

    0
  • SATYAWATI & ORS. Vs. STATE

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Children Entitled to Claim Maintenance, for awarding maintenance to wife living separately, Court to conclude whether she is justified in living separately or not.

    0
  • REENA DEVI Vs. RAVINDER

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Wife did not behave rationally, making it impossible for husband to live with her. Wife even failed to prove her own allegation that she had been poisoned or husband was medically unfit.

    0
  • RAJ TALREJA Vs. KAVITA TALREJA

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Proceedings launched against wife under Section 182 of IPC upon investigation by the police that not just the complaint was false but also injuries were self inflicted by wife. Marriage dissolved by a decree of divorce.

    0
  • ARCHANA Vs. HIMANSHU BAHL

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    In matrimonial disputes, where hardly any documentary evidence surfaces, rival version have to be weighed in context of conduct of a reasonable person and/or if some documentary evidence viz. registered consumer of mobile number, etc.

    0
  • RENU YADAV Vs. ARUN SINGH YADAV

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Wife’s behaviour towards Husband and his family members was abusive, lacked respect, understanding, companionship and trust. The wife failed to substantiate her contention that respondent husband is living in adultery. Unsubstantiated allegations of adultery amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • SANJAY CHOUDHARY @ SANJAY JAISWAL Vs. ANJALI DEVI & ORS.

    Court:PATNA HIGH COURT
    Filing of false criminal complaint against husband and family members under Section 498A, IPC and other allied Sections of IPC, constitutes matrimonial cruelty. Marriage solemnized between parties dissolved on ground of cruelty.

    0
  • ARCHANA AGGARWAL Vs. SURESH JINDAL

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    No justifiable reason on part of wife for not allowing mother of husband to live with family of husband. It is mental torture for husband in not permitting old aged widowed mother who was forced to live in village after death of her elder son with whom she was living earlier.

    2
  • DR. N.G. DASTANE Vs. MRS. S. DASTANE

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    The Supreme Court of India in this landmark judgment explains the term ‘Cruelty’ by Wife and Condonation.

    0
  • Geeta Yogesh Mehta vs Yogesh Jethalal Mehta

    Court:Bombay High Court
    Wife not giving sexual satisfaction to Husband. Husband entitled to get the decree of divorce in his favour on the ground of mental cruelty and desertion.

    0
  • Smt. Sona vs Karambir

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Wife is not able to discharge her marital obligations. Evident that it has become impossible for the Husband to reside with the her. Divorce granted.

    0
  • Mrs. Abha Gupta vs Rakesh Kumar Gupta

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Not allowing husband to consummate marriage inspite of his pursuation that it was an essential aspect of married life amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Suman Ramchandra Shetye (Smt.) Vs. Ramchandra Sakharam Shetye

    Court:Bombay High Court
    Taunts, constant nagging, violence and insulting behaviour by Wife amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Velayudhan vs Chandrika

    Court:KERALA HIGH COURT
    The act of living together or sharing bed with another man itself amounts to cruelty. Marriage dissolved.

    0
  • Rakesh Sharma vs Surbhi Sharma

    Court:Rajasthan High Court
    The Wife has deserted her Husband without any reasonable cause and without his consent and it amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Rita Das Biswas vs Trilokesh Das Biswas

    Court:Gauhati High Court
    Leaving the nuptial home frequently after marriage and final departure within a period of one year from the date of marriage amoutns to cruelty. Divorce granted to Husband.

    0
  • Balbir Kaur vs Daljit Singh

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Insisting to live separately from mother and sister of Husband without any valid reason is cruelty towards Husband. Divorce granted to Husband.

    0
  • Smt. Sulekha Bairagi Vs. Prof. Kamala Kanta Bairagi

    Court:Calcutta High Court
    Inciting some other person to give blow on husband’s head is cruelty.

    0
  • Smt. Nirmala Manohar Jagesha Vs. Manohar Shivram Jagesha

    Court:Bombay High Court
    Irresponsible, wild and baseless allegations of impotency of Husband amounts to cruelty. Divorce granted to husband.

    0
  • Rekha Rani vs Narinder Mohan

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Giving Birth to illegitimate child is cruelty on the part of Wife towards Husband.

    0
  • Kalpana Srivastava vs Surendra Nath Srivastava

    Court:Allahabad High Court
    Getting rid of pregnancy without consent of Husband amounts to cruelty.

    2
  • Prem Lata vs Murari Lal

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Filing false complaint under Section 498A and 506 IPC amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Kotti Veera Venkata Padmavathi vs Kotti Sriram

    Court:Andhra High Court
    Filing a criminal case after divorce petition is cruelty.

    0
  • Smt. Neelu Kohli vs Naveen Kohli

    Court:Allahabad High Court
    False, scandalous, malicious, baseless and unproved allegations by one spouse on other is cruelty.

    0
  • Pushpa Rani vs Krishan Lal

    Court:Delhi High Court
    False imputation of adultery is cruelty.

    0
  • Narendra Kumar Gupta vs Smt. Indu

    Court:Rajasthan High Court
    False FIR under section 498A IPC amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Amaravathy Vs. R.A. Pakkirinathan

    Court:Madras High Court
    False complaint given to dowry cell amounts to cruelty

    0
  • Smt. Sadhana Srivastava Vs. Sri Arvind Kumar Srivastava

    Court:Allahabad High Court
    Wife had been in the habit of keeping the husband under mental torture either by teasing his parents or spreading frivolous stories in the family which amounted to cruelty.

    0
  • Paramjeet vs Ranjit Singh

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    False and frivolous allegations to superior officer about husband amounts to cruelty. Decree of divorce granted.

    0
  • Manjit Kaur vs Avtar Singh

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    False allegation by wife that husband is leading an adulterous life. Cruelty Proved.

    0
  • Hari Krishan vs Neelam Rani

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Serious but false allegations were made by the wife against her husband, even stating that he had put kerosene oil on her. Marriage dissolved by a decree of divorce on the ground of cruelty.

    0
  • Smt. Vimla Ladkani Vs. Dr. Chandra Prakash Ladkani

    Court:Madhya Pradesh High Court
    False allegation about character of husband and family members amounts to mental cruelty.Divorce granted.

    0
  • Harpal Sharma Vs. Smt. Tripta Rani

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    False allegation that husband’s plea for her treatment was a tactic to get rid of her. No cogent/reliable evidence.
    Amounts to mental cruelty.

    0
  • URMILA DEVI AND OTHERS Vs. RAVI PRAKASH

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Husband’s petition for divorce on ground of wife’s cruelty. Allegations made by wife in her maintenance application u/s. 125 Cr.P.C. in her notice and written statement to divorce proceedings that husband is a drunkard, gambler and womanizer. Allegations based on hearsay and Unfounded and false to the knowledge of wife and amount to crulety, decree of divorce confirmed.

    0
  • BALRAM SINGH Vs. SUKHWANT KAUR

    Court:PUNJAB AND HARYANA HIGH COURT
    False Allegation by wife that Husband contracted second marriage during subsistance of first marriage with her. Such allegations against her husband constitute mental cruelty on her part.

    0
  • Ashok Kumar vs Smt. Vijay Laxmi

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Making Grave but False allegation by Wife of attempt to burn her by Husband is Cruelty.

    0
  • Nemai Kumar Ghosh vs Sm. Mita Ghosh

    Court:Calcutta High Court
    Wife Doubting that husband was in illicit connection with his own sister-in-law amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • PRAVEEN MEHTA Vs. INDERJIT MEHTA

    Court:SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
    Denial of sexual intercourse amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Smt. Pranati Chatterjee vs Shri Goutam Chatterjee

    Court:Calcutta High Court
    There was no just reason for depriving the Husband of the Company of the wife and that itself is an instance of mental cruelty.

    0
  • UMA WANTI Vs. ARJAN DEV

    Court:PUNJAB & HARYANA HIGH COURT
    Day-to-day behaviour of Wife disturbed mental peace and harmony of Husband — Amounting to legal cruelty — Wife may not be of unsound mind, but her peculiar ways of behaviour proved by respondent sufficient to constitute legal cruelty.

    0
  • JHABAR MAL Vs. GUDDI @ KAMLA

    Court:RAJASTHAN HIGH COURT
    Conviction of Wife for Murdering Her Mother-in-law, does Amount to Cruelty on Husband : Even if Wife is Acquitted, it shall not be Humanly Possible for Husband to Stay or Cohabitate Once Again with Respondent-wife and to Accept her as his Wife.

    0
  • Chuni Lal Gulati vs Krishana Rani

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Constantly insulting Husband in presence of friends amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • SHARDHA NAND SHARMA Vs. KIRAN SHARMA

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Making false and reckless allegations on the character of the spouse amounts to mental cruelty.

    0
  • A.S. PAINTAL Vs. IRIS PAINTAL

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    In different attitude of respondent towards the appellant’s relatives( brother, mother,father etc.) this conduct of respondent amounted to cruelty against husband.

    0
  • UMA BASSI Vs. ANIL KUMAR BASSI

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Wife alleging husband of an incestuous relationship with his cousin sister amounts to cruelty .

    0
  • Susarla Subrahmanya Sastry Vs. S. Padmakshi

    Court:Andhra Pradesh High Court
    Relationship between parties irretrievably broken and because of non-co-operation and hostile attitude of respondent wife, appellant husband subjected to serious traumatic experience : It can safely be termed as ‘cruelty’ within meaning of Section 13(1)(ia) of Act . Acts of respondent and her parents saying appellant cannot perform sexual intercourse amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • Vijay Kumar Sharma Vs. Smt. Sadhna Sharma

    Court:Rajasthan High Court
    False Allegation by Wife that husband used to beat her amounts to cruelty.

    0
  • N. Sreepadachar vs Vasantha Bai

    Court:Karnataka High Court
    The Wife abused Husband in public and treated the Husband with such cruelty as to cause reasonable apprehension in his mind that it would be harmful or injurious for him to live with her.

    0
  • SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA Vs. USHA

    Court:DELHI HIGH COURT
    Wife got the pregnancy terminated without the consent of the Husband and thus caused mental cruelty to him. termination of pregnancy without the consent of the husband amounts to cruelty

    0
  • DAGADU SHANKAR TODMAL Vs. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA

    Court:BOMBAY HIGH COURT
    Altercation or conflict between husband and wife does not amount to “cruelty” and cannot attract provisions of Section 498A.
    Conviction cannot be based on sentimental approach.

    0
  • B. SRINIVASULU @ SRINIVASACHARI Vs. VEENA KUMARI @ LATHASREE

    Court:ANDHRA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Husband and Wife lived together for period of 11 months and after desertion by wife disassociation of husband continuing since 1994 for about 13 years. This is absolutely sufficient to grant divorce .

    0
  • SURAJMAL Vs. RUKMINIBAI

    Court:MADHYA PRADESH HIGH COURT
    Amount of maintenance can be reduced if it is justifiable.

    0
  • MEENA RANI Vs. MADAN LAL

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    By withdrawing herself from society of husband she has treated him with cruelty Divorce granted to husband.

    0
  • Ramlalli vs Soneylal

    Court:Madhya Pradesh High Court
    Conduct of wife amounting to cruelty though there is no danger of its repetition amounts to cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • Smt. Aruna Jalan vs Capt. (Now Major) Ramesh Chand

    Court:Allahabad High Court
    False and unnecessary complaints to superiors of husband in his office amounts to cruelty, divorce granted

    0
  • Chandhok (Lajwanti) vs Chandhok (O.N.)

    Court:Delhi High Court
    False and unnecessary complaints to Husband’s employer and other Authorities amounts to cruelty , divorce granted.

    0
  • Navin Chawla vs Veena Rani Chawla

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Wife Attempting to commit suicide amounts to cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • V. Bhagat vs D. Bhagat

    Court:Supreme Court of India
    Calling husband a mental patient amounts to cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • Neha Khullar vs Rakesh Khullar

    Court:Madhya Pradesh High Court
    Calling Husband lame and less qualified is cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • Madan Lal vs Sudesh Kumari And Anr.

    Court:Delhi High Court
    Birth of illegitimate child , divorce granted

    0
  • Mandeep Kaur vs Sukh Dev Singh

    Court:Himachal Pradesh High Court
    Beating up and threatening family of Husband amounts to cruelty-Divorce granted.

    0
  • Smt. Bhagwanti vs Laxmandas Panjwani

    Court:Madhya Pradesh High Court
    Beating husband and his family members amounts to cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • Inder Mohan Tiwari Vs. Manju Tiwari

    Court:Delhi High Court Court
    Showing an attitude of disregard to husband’s feelings and self respect amounts to cruelty, decree of judicial separation passed.

    0
  • Dr. Lokeshwari Vs.Dr. Srinivas Rao

    Court:Andhra High Court
    Attempting to throw child on road.

    0
  • Navin Chawla vs Veena Rani Chawla

    Court:Punjab-Haryana High Court
    Attempt to commit suicide by the wife amounts to cruelty, divorce granted.

    0
  • Basant Kumar Jha vs Mithlesh Jha

    Court:Rajasthan High Court
    Atrocious allegations, actions and behaviour by wife.

    0
  • D.N. Sharma Vs. Usha Sharma

    Court: Delhi High Court
    False allegation of extra marital relationship – Divorce granted to husband.

    0
  • Kotti Veera Venkata Padmavathi vs Kotti Sriram

    Court:Andhra High Court
    False allegation by the wife that husband was a womaniser. Divorce granted to Husband.

    1
  • Smt. Sandhya Gupta And Anr. vs Saibal Prasad Gupta

    Court:Orissa High Court
    False allegation that the husband was a drunkard.

    0
  • Manisha Jha Vs. Kunal Kanti Jha

    Court:Calcutta High Court
    Wife asking Husband to get separated from parents and brothers is cruelty.

    1
  • Smt. Shanti Devi vs Raghav Prakash

    Court: Rajasthan High Court
    False allegation that husband was impotent . Divorce granted.

    0
  • Nathu Lal vs Nathi Bai

    Court: Rajasthan High Court
    Abusing Husband Time and Again is cruelty divorce granted.

    0
  • Chand Parkash Sharma vs Kaushlya Devi

    Court: Himachal Pradesh High Court
    Abstaining from sexual relationship is cruelty, divorce granted.

    0