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• The Indian Penal Code (IPC) protects any man having sexual intercourse with his minor wife above 15 years of age, the Supreme Court said.
The SC’s observations came in a case where an NGO has challenged the exception for sex in marriages where the wife is between 15 and 18 years of age Continue reading
In the traditional Indian system elderly were respected and they had a great decision making power in the family
. Children felt duty bound to serve and respect the elderly and to contribute to the family
resources. Continue reading
Surrogacy is a method or agreement whereby a woman agrees to carry a pregnancy for another person or persons, who will become the newborn child’s parent(s) after birth.
Intended parents may seek a surrogacy arrangement when either pregnancy is medically impossible, pregnancy risks present an unacceptable danger to the mother’s health or is a same sex couple’s preferred method of having children Continue reading
March 20, 2017, 2:08 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, India, politics | TOI
In its choice of Trivendra Singh Rawat as Uttarakhand’s chief minister, BJP has by all accounts, opted for a steady hand. The same cannot be said, however, for its choice of Yogi Aditya
Radical turn: When the saints go marching in – Yogi Adityanath is anointed UP CM
nath to head the vast and populous state of UP – this looks more like a gamble.
Adityanath is a cleric and a radical with little administrative experience; he is best known for inflammatory rhetoric targeting Muslims or anyone who disagrees with his scheme of ‘Hindu rashtra’. It is unknown to what degree he agrees with the constitutional order of the Indian republic when anything less than full compliance will not do for his current job. Continue reading
Lord Mansfield considered to be the founder of quasicontractual obligations Which in Indian contract Act have been put under certain relations resembling those3 created by contract. According to him the basis of these opbligations is that l;aw as well as justice should try to prevent unjust enrichment o fone person at the cost of another Continue reading
Misplaced activism: Ban on jallikattu is neither desirable nor enforceable, it must go
January 20, 2017, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Chennai, Edit Page, India | TOI
The growing protests against the ban on the bull-taming sport of jallikattu in Tamil Nadu shed light on yet another case of misplaced animal rights and judicial activism. In 2014, the Supreme Court had banned jallikattu on the ground that bulls could not be allowed as performing animal. Continue reading
Equality Comes First: Calling triple talaq unconstitutional, Allahabad high court boosts women’s rights
December 9, 2016, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, India | TOI
In a boost to the case against triple talaq, the Allahabad high court has observed that the practice of instanthttps://wordpress.com/post/wizardlegal1.wordpress.com/737 divorce is unconstitutional and violates the rights of Muslim women. The court further emphasised that no personal law board is above the Constitution and hence personal laws of any community cannot claim supremacy over constitutional rights granted to individuals. This is a welcome observation that upholds the principle of equality and gchallenging the validity of triple talaq and other Islamic practices related to marriage like nikah halala and polygamy. In fact, the central government has already submitted before gender justice Continue reading
October 29, 2016, 2:00 am IST TOI Edit in TOI Editorials | Edit Page, Humour, India | TOI
As befits the world’s most populous and ebullient democracy, India has long given full rein to citizens’ right to freedom of what might be called vexpression – when folks get vexed about something, be it lack of job reservations or anything else, they can and do show their displeasure by letting their actions speak louder than words Continue reading
1)Independent Corporate Existence: It I s distinct legal personality existing independent to its members. Men who man the company may go and come, but the company remains forever. Section 34 provides that once certificate of incorporation
Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN | Jun 17, 2016, 02.03 AM IST
NEW DELHI: In a significant judgment that expands the boundaries of the right to self-defence, the Supreme Court has ruled that a person would be exonerated of assault charges reasonable apprehension right in taking the law into his hands if he witnessed his parents or relatives being assaulted.
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Spirituality in normal parlance means not mundane or this worldly activities but other worldly activities and depends one acquiring merits on the basis of his good deeds, nobility, humanity, Piety etc and sin doing all wretched things like Criminal things like Stealing, raping and Murdering and other dishonest activities. Continue reading
INTRODUCTION: Unless two or more persons agree on the same thing in the same sense with respect to a contract especially sale and purchase the parties are said to enter into a contract with consent. If the contract is vitiated by Coercion, Undue influence, fraud, misrepresentation and mistake as to a matter of fact Continue reading
Recently, The Hindu In this editorial titled ‘On going beyond ‘Bommai’ dated 23-04-2016 opined as follows.
The Uttarakhand High Court’s verdict declaring the imposition of President’s Rule in the State as unconstitutional was expected, but the quick stay on its operation granted by the Supreme Court means that Harish Rawat is once again a “former Chief Minister” and President’s Rule is back in force. Continue reading
According to section 2(d) When at the desire of the promisor the promise or any other person has done or abstained from doing, does or abstains from doing, or promises to do or abstain from doing something such act or abstinence or promise is called a consideration for the promise. Continue reading
Although, Corporate Social Responsibility concept is not new in India, in 2013, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India has recently notified the Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 along with Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 “hereinafter CSR Rules”
United Nations exists not as a static memorial to the aspirations of an earlier age but as a work in progress – imperfect as all human endeavors must be but capable of adaptation and improvement.. Continue reading
Ranjith Marar, counsel for intervenor, briefing the media following the Constitution Bench pronouncing the verdict on seven of Rajiv Gandhi killers, in New Delhi on Wednesday. – Photo: V. Sudershan” src=”http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/02642/TH03_RAJIV_LAYWERS_2642907e.jpg” alt=”Ranjith Marar, counsel for intervenor, briefing the media following the Constitution Bench pronouncing the verdict on seven of Rajiv Gandhi killers, in New Delhi on Wednesday. Continue reading
The Hindu in it’s editorial dated 2 December 2015 says as follows:
The observation by the Supreme Court that political leaders should not take criticism as a personal insult highlights a particular kind of intolerance Continue reading
It is heartening to note that the Honorable Supreme Court had lifted the Ban on dancing girls in various liquor bars, pubs and hotels and restaurants in Continue reading
It is disheartening and shocking to note that an irate and frenzied mob belonging to opposite Hindu community went berserk over rumors of Continue reading
This is the second defeat in Parliamentary General Elections this year for the dictatorial former President , who’s bid to become Prime Minister miserably failed and Continue reading
According to Dictionary.com, “A living arrangement in which an unmarried couple lives together in a long-term Continue reading
Marital rape is criminal offence in 52 countries, including the US, UK, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Denmark and France, and our Continue reading
Don’t lose hope and always cling on to hope and hope alone. Cultivate some healthy and constructive hobbies like Reading, Writing. Playing some sport, Continue reading
Just 3 days ago, according to News reports (AFP source) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas leaders entered into a permanent long duration truce to Continue reading
According the an Ancient Indian adage: “Laugh! The whole world laughs with you. Weep! You’d weep alone”
The Biochemistry of Laugh has immense health benefits. It has Mood elevator neurotransmitters Continue reading
Union Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitly’s decision to continue the previous UPA Governments rolled back policy of the decision to permit 51% FDI in Multi Band Retail is Continue reading
“As you sow- so you reap”. Whatever-your adverse circumstances -we all humans maybe facing- there is always hope and there would be hope. Continue reading
While Ekalavya of Mahabharata, blindly obeyed his so called Guru, Dronacharya, by sacrificing his thumb to fulfill the unjustified and Continue reading
The recent rape of Dalit girls and other atrocities on Dalits in rural parts of Haryana and other places in India has been regularly happening Continue reading
The UPA Government at the cenre, in its Counter Affidavit filed recently in the scandalous Ashok Chavan falsification of election expenses case pending before The Supreme Court Of India has contended Continue reading
The result of the ABP News-Nielsen survey conducted on the eve of the UPA-II third anniversary has Continue reading
According to Section 268 of IPC: A person is guilty of public nuisance, who does any act or guilty of an illegal omission, which causes any common injury, danger or annoyance to the public or to the people in general who dwell or occupy property in the vicinity, Continue reading
Section 81 of the4 IPC has incorporated the The Doctrine of necessity as a defence to a criminal charge.As per Section 81 of IPC “Nothing is an offence Continue reading
A crime is a voluntarily act which is an outcome of an intent to cause an evil consequence1. Continue reading
Renuka has An ‘Excellent Memory’ and is very very sharp. She can reel off facts and figures like anything out of her very precious memory”. Continue reading
It’s sad that, Mr.Hugo Chavez,, the Socialist President of Venezuela, a very popular peoples’ leader, has died of cancer on 6th March 2013, and is no more. Continue reading
Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?
Posted on February 10, 2013 by admin
After yesterday’s hanging of Mr.Afzal Guru’s for his attack on Parliament in 2002 resulting in the death of 9 people and aimed at a section of the Top Political leaders of the country/members of Parliament, makes me change my mind/heart regarding
Ajmal Kasab’s hanging has given a sense of justice and relief for many Indians for his role in Mumbai 26/11 Terror Attacks, but the other masterminds of Mumbai terror attacks are still at large in Pakistan, be it ISI Continue reading
Recently, The Current Head of Myanmar, Mr.Thein Sein, made a welcome statement in an interview with BBC that he would accept Aung San Suu Kyi as the next President of Myanmar, if he is democratically elected.
I’d assert that people of Myanmar would love to democratically elect her Continue reading
According to Section 2(b) of the Indian Succession act, 1925 ‘Will’ means the legal disposal of the intention of the testator with respect to his property which he desires to be carried in to effect after his death.Essential Elements Of A Will: Continue reading
According to BR. Ambedkar “The Comptroller and Auditor General of India shall be the most important officer under the Constitution of India. Fair he is to be the guardian of the public Purse and it is his duty to see that Continue reading
Land Acquisition Act 1894 and Criticism in relation to it: It has been criticized by groups that view the act as weak and ineffective, and by groups that view the act as draconian. People who feel that Continue reading
It is since India is a Multi religious and Multilingual country, its property laws are varied from one religion to another religion. and from one region to another region.But Hindu Succession Act 1956 as amended by 2005 Act has done away with the above differences as far as Hindu Law is concerned and made the codified Law applicable to entire India except the state of Jammu & Kashmir and Continue reading
Majority of Indian Men, who are in a patriarchal milieu think and consider that the women- especially their wives- are mere chattels and have no dignity or mind of her own. They think they have an entrenched patriarchal right to bash their wives left right and centre.