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This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) In India, Hindus can choose to have their marriage governed by Hindu religious laws or a law known as Special Marriage Act, 1954. If you have been married under Hindu law then your divorce will also be governed by the same law. You can divorce your spouseRead more
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This post is also available in: हिन्दी (Hindi) The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) grants certain ‘special powers’ to the members of the armed forces in disturbed areas. This law extends to the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir has a separate AFSPARead more
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