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Letter to 'open-minded' Indian citizens - Retelling Uniform Civil code

Dear ‘open-minded’ Indian citizens,

With the Law Commission currently seeking public opinion on the Uniform Civil Code, issues related to the implementation of UCC across India have once again come to the fore. 1,219 more words

Musings

Cruelty by Wife – Seeking Separation of Husband from his parents

In this case the wife wanted the husband to get separated from his family. The evidence shows that the family was virtually maintained by the income of the husband. 274 more words

Matrimonial Dispute

Status of live in relationships in India

In India marriage has always been considered a sacrament. The husband and wife are considered as one in the eyes of law. The legal consequences of marriage that follow add to the sanctity of this relationship. 1,536 more words

General

‘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 LAW IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF DIVORCE LAW IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

UNITED STATES :

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

General

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