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Gujarat High Court: Convert’s Don’t Lose Right To Inherit Property Under Hindu Succession Act, 1956

INTRODUCTION Happily, the modern Hindu Law of succession is much simpler law than the old Hindu Law. The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 kays down a uniform law of succession for all the Hindus. Old Hindu law and customary law of… Continue Reading →

Sedition – A Draconian Law

In India, you can be charged with sedition for liking a Facebook post, criticising a yoga guru, cheering a rival cricket team, drawing cartoons, asking a provocative question in a university exam, or not standing up in a cinema when the national anthem is being played. Introduction… Continue Reading →

Writs – Provisions in Indian Constitution

Injustice anywhere is a threat to  Justice everywhere                           -Martin Luther  King Jr We might have a thought of how our Fundamental Rights are protected and what the… Continue Reading →

Special Status to Jammu & Kashmir

Permanence of special autonomy On August 15, 1947, when India and Pakistan became independent states, the kingdom of Jammu and Kashmir did not cede to either dominion. Instead, its maharaja proposed a “Standstill Agreement” with both countries. In 1946, when… Continue Reading →

Different Types of Negotiable Instruments

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS The word “negotiable” means “Transferable by delivery” and the word “instrument” means “a written document by which a right is created in favour of some person. Thus, the term “negotiable instruments” means “a written document transferable by delivery.”… Continue Reading →

Essentials Of A Valid Marriage In Hindu Law

INTRODUCTION According to the general definition, Marriage is a state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or a wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law. When it comes to Hindu Law,… Continue Reading →

Misuse Of Section 498A Of Indian Penal Code, 1860

INTRODUCTION To start with first we have to look that what this word marriage means. ‘Marriage is the voluntary union for life of one man and one woman to the exclusion of all others.’ It is a social institution where… Continue Reading →

Appeal, Revision and Review

Reverence of life is the highest court of appeal — Albert Schweitzer Article 21 of the Constitution states that, “no person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to procedure established by law.” Thus every person… Continue Reading →

Calcutta High Court Issues Guidelines For Rape And Murder Of Minor Cases

INTRODUCTION In today’s world, we are facing a big crisis in the form of crime. Crime is increasing day by day and at a greater level. It is necessary to emphasize here that crime rate against women is very high…. Continue Reading →

Adultery In India

INTRODUCTION: In Indian society, marriage is considered as very important social institutions and the State should punish those who violate the sanctity of marriage. The chapter XX in Indian Penal Code, 1860 deals with the offences relating to marriage. This… Continue Reading →

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