Less Wait In Mutual Consent Divorce Cases: Modern Marriages Now Less Sacrosanct?

The Supreme Court says that in some cases the six month 'cooling off' period for those seeking a divorce through mutual consent can be waived. For many couples who simply want out of a marriage, this comes as a big relief. The key point to stress, however, is that these are mutual consent cases, not cases where separation has been challenged and there are disputes. We take a look at the new ruling through the changing reality of urban India: are marriages no longer as sacrosanct as they once were?
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