Religion will not comes anywhere in Maintenance; when she ask for it;
Court do check you Bank Balance and Property if she give details to Bank. Even they can check If she know where you were working,Court can get emplyee details on that they can assess your assets. Even if you hide your money in swiss bank.
Court will not check you lost your job or not, as educated and capable women is not getting maintenance, so court says your are educated and capable to earn. so you should provide support for your wife.
Thats general trend of Indian courts.