Custody Of Children under The Hindu Marriage Act

Introduction : After divorce when the relation of parties comes to an end, the most important and sensitive problem arises to custody, maintainance and education of children. It is very vital matter affecting the children and parents emotionally, socially and financially. Under all matrimonial statutes in India, the provision for these matters are made and... Continue Reading →

CUSTODIAL RAPE

Section 376(2) of Indian Penal Code Introduction Custodial rape is rape perpetrated by a person employed by the state in a supervisory or custodial position, such as a police officer, public servant or jail or hospital employee. It includes the rape of children in institutional care such as orphanages. The term custodial rape is sometimes... Continue Reading →

Benami Transactions and Property

After demonitisation of currency, the next step towards recovery of  black money is crackdown of  benami transactions and properties. Benami property is any property without a name. If the buyer cannot disclose his income at the time of purchase, the transaction is considered Benami. The person on whom the property is purchased is known as... Continue Reading →

Law of Sedition and its relation with Freedom of Speech

Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code defines sedition as words, either spoken or written, or by signs, or by visible representation, or otherwise, brings or attempts to bring into hatred or contempt, or excites or attempts to excite disaffection towards the Government established by law. Freedom of expression is one of the most integral... Continue Reading →

Triple Talaq Bill, 2019

Triple Talaq Bill,2019 also known as Muslim Women (protection on rights of marriage) bill,2019. As the country has seen a major Political View over this issue for a long time to ban it, the government has finally succeeded in getting the “Triple Talaq Bill” passed from the Rajya Sabha on July 30,2019. A group led... Continue Reading →

Chief Justice of India comes under the ambit of RTI

This is such an extraordinary step taken by our country. In a landmark verdict on January 10, 2010, the Delhi High Court had held that the office of the Chief Justice of India comes within the ambit of the Right to Information (RTI) law, saying judicial independence was not a judge’s privilege, but a responsibility... Continue Reading →

Grave Concern by SC over fake news on Social Media

Fake news is news, stories created to deliberately misinform or deceive readers. Usually, these stories are created to either influence people’s views, push political agenda or cause confusion. There is no specific law against fake news in India. Free publication of news flows from Article 19 of the Constitution guaranteeing Freedom of Speech. Misinformation and... Continue Reading →

Laws Against Child Abuse

According to the National Crime Records Bureau 1 in 4 families don’t even come forward to report such cases. And the cases don’t even stop. In 2012 the Government introduced Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. Basically the idea behind the act was that there should be a special act which should deal... Continue Reading →

Consumer Protection Act,2019

The new Consumer Protection Act comes with 8 major changes. Covers E- Commerce Transactions.Place of filing of Consumer Complaint.E – filing of Complaints.Pecuniary jurisdiction has been enhanced.Punishment for misleading advertisement.Product liability action.Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has been established.Provision for Alternate Dispute Resolution. This new Consumer Protection Act, 2019 is a great initiative taken by... Continue Reading →

Right To Protest Vs Right to mobility

Right to protest is a fundamental right but subject to certain restrictions. Our Constitution provides right to protest but that doesn’t mean encroach and occupy upon public roads, public property, public spaces. The protest shall be peaceful and not hamper the integrity of the nation. Protest shall take place only in the designated places. I... Continue Reading →

Right to Information

Right To Information Act 2005 mandates timely response to citizen requests for government information. Right to Information empowers every citizen to seek any information from the government, Inspect any Government documents and seek certified photocopies.  Right To Information is a part of Fundamental Rights under Article 19(1) of the Constitution.   It replaced the former... Continue Reading →

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