New Delhi, Sept. 12 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked a Muslim man to file an affidavit to prove his bona fides if he wanted to live with his Hindu wife, after the woman's parents alleged that she was lured into the marriage.

The court stressed that its concern was the woman's safety, not her religion. "We are only concerned only about her [the woman's] future. We are not against inter-religious or inter-caste marriage," justice Arun Mishra said. "We have a duty; rest is your destiny," he added, before remarking, "Be a loyal husband." At this, justice MR Shah, the other member of the bench added, "Not just a great husband. Be a great lover and loyal husband." The court also agreed to hear the woman, who filed an intervention applicat...