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‘Mother’ and ‘Stepmother’ – Status of

In Kirtikant D. Vadodaria v. State of Gujarat, (1996) 4 SCC 479, it was held as under:

“The expressions ‘mother’ and ‘stepmother’ have not been defined either in the Criminal Procedure Code or in the General Clauses Act, 1897. 261 more words




Divorce in the United States involves state as opposed to government law. Lately, be that as it may, more government enactment has been established influencing the rights and duties of divorcing life partners. 1,046 more words


The debate on Uniform Civil Code

Indian media is full of debate about uniform civil code. This debate has in turn been triggered by the law commission’s consultation paper on implementation of uniform civil code in India. 558 more words

Understanding section 24 an 25 of Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.

This may be by far the most legal prejudice we have posted. But it deliberates upon important aspect of law relating to maintenance of spouse and child during the pendency of trial. 714 more words

Hindu Marriage Act of Pakistan

Finally Sindh Province of Pakistan approved Hindu Marriage Act.

There is a hope that it will get accepted at national level.

“Now after passage of this bill in Sindh assembly, after 70 years, Hindus will have marriage certificate as Muslims do” 223 more words

Marital Rape Is a Crime and Should Be Treated as Such

The debate surrounding the legal treatment of marital rape in India has been resurrected once again following Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi’s recent… 711 more words

Diary of a mothering worker. May 19, 2016.

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Government has the right and the power to amend the laws on child marriage. This right and power is not just because Parliament’s responsibility is to legislate for the best for all in the nation, particularly its most vulnerable citizens.  724 more words

Momentous Trivialities: Diary Of A Mothering Worker