[BREAKING] Supreme Court can grant divorce using Article 142 powers on irretrievable breakdown of marriage: Constitution Bench

The issues involved were whether the Supreme Court could exercise its powers under Article 142 of the Constitution to dissolve a marriage and the broad parameters of such powers.
Supreme Court, Couples
Supreme Court, Couples

The Supreme Court on Monday held that it can exercise its plenary powers under Article 142 of the Constitution to grant a decree of divorce to consenting parties, in cases of irretrievable breakdown of marriage [Shilpa Sailesh v. Varun Sreenivasan].

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