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Recognition of Right to Living Will by Terminally ill patients by the Supreme Court

• The will to die — on ‘living wills’ October 12, 2017 00:02 IST Updated: October 12, 2017 00:04 IST Share Advance directives on withdrawal of life support must come with robust safeguards The debate on allowing euthanasia as a means to protect the dignity of patients in a vegetative state has crystallised into a […]

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Daughters born before 2005 have right in their fathers’ property, says Supreme Court

Keep Smiling! Daughters born before 2005 have right in their fathers’ property, says Supreme Court Posted on February 16, 2018 by ushakapoor310 Iindian women, ancestral rights, ancestral property, daughters ancestral property, fathers property, supreme court, hindu succession act 2005 In a ruling that will ensure equality between men and women, the Supreme Court on Friday […]

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Woman has a right to abort-Says SC-news item published in TOI dated 28-10-2017

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Minor Survivors deposition is not a must for rape conviction-Says SC-Published in TOI dated29-10-2017

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Critical Analysis of J& K Imbroglio

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My Opinion On Love

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Can Use Child Rape Law In Teen Marriages- SC-news item published TOI on 1st Sep 2017

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Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2007

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Legal And Ethical Issues Surrounding Surrogacy

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Radical turn: When the saints go marching in – Yogi Adityanath is anointed UP CM

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News Item on LLB upper age limit plea stayed by Supreme Court Published in Indian Expresss

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Quasi Contracts or Certain Relations Resembling Those Created by Contract

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My Opinion On Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

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-Equality Comes First: Calling triple talaq unconstitutional, Allahabad high court boosts women’s rights

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If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Break It: The PDPP Act could have unexpected consequences for the sarkar

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Lifting The Corporate Veil

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The Supreme Court Expands the Scope of Right to Self Defense

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               My Opinion On Spirituality

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The Doctrine of Consent Under the Indian Contract Act

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“My Opinion on the Hindu’s editorial “On going beyond Bommai”:

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The Doctrine of Consideration Under Indian Contract Act

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“Corporate Social Responsibility”

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“Relevance of United Nations today”

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My Opinion on “Reforming Criminals has not Worked”

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 […]

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Should Death Penalty Be Abolished?

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

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PROPERTY LAWS OF INDIAN WOMEN

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 […]

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WOMEN AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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.

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