Effect of Disputes on the Partition of Property in India

Private property is a necessary institution, at least in a fallen world; men work more and dispute less when goods are private than when they are in common.                                                                                                                                                                                                         R. H. Tawney Family disputes can result in a forced partition. Partition of property takes region while there may be joint possession of or greater individuals... Continue Reading →

Salient Features of the Maharashtra Land Revenue Code, 1966

Introduction Land provides us with our basic necessities such as food, clothing and shelter. It has always been an important axis for economic activities necessary to sustain human life. No developmental activity is possible without taking land into consideration. Goods can be moved around but land is immovable. Hence, the capability of land to provide... Continue Reading →

What is Completion Certificate?

A certificate does not make you certified. Attitude, performance, commitment to self and team - these and a certificate make you certified. INTRODUCTION After a housing project has been completed in accordance with a building plan that has been approved, it is granted a completion certificate, which is a legal document. Any housing project that... Continue Reading →

Security Deposit while renting the property

"Service is the Rent we pay for the Privilege of Living on this Earth.” Introduction A security deposit is an amount that a tenant pays to the landlord at the start of the tenancy.                The sum that a tenant gives the landlord as a security deposit is paid at the beginning of the tenancy. It is... Continue Reading →

Power of Police to seize any property during investigation

Is it not scary that police having power to seize any property during an investigation. It will create chaos in mind that police will seize any property whether movable or immovable. So to make this clear the conception let’s look into the concept.  The term seize under section 102 means to take actual physical custody/control... Continue Reading →


INTRODUCTION: Human beings are a product of the environment; hence, a stable environment is a prerequisite for their sustenance. However human beings for their selfish interests have exploited the environment for all its worth causing its deterioration and destruction. While the environment has endlessly nourished its inhabitants, man’s greed for economic benefits poses a great... Continue Reading →


Anil Ramesh Dave was born on November 19, 1951, is the current Executive-Chairman of the National Legal Services Authority and a former judge of the Supreme Court of India. He served as Chief Justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court and the Bombay High Court before being appointed to the Supreme Court of India. He... Continue Reading →

Sexual harassment of women in the workplace

As more and more women began to enter the workforce in an emerging Indian economy, the malady of sexual harassment began to manifest itself in a variety of fields.  From the police and the army to multinational corporations and sports, it is regrettable that no field of human endeavor has been left unaffected by this tragedy.  A legislative solution that could protect the rights of these working women was urgently required.  As has been the case with many laws, it was judicial activism that brought this one to the attention of the public for the first time.      What Do you Understand by Sexual Harassment in the workplace?    The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal) Act of 2013 was passed to combat sexual harassment of women at work.  It defined sexual harassment, outlined the procedures for filing a complaint and conducting an investigation, as well as the actions that would be taken.     It widened the scope of the Vishaka guidelines, which had already been established. The Supreme Court of India issued a judgment in 1997 that established the Vishaka guidelines. This was in the context... Continue Reading →

Environmental Issues & Human Intervention : A Direct Threat to Royals Kingdom- # Save Sunderbans

Introduction Understanding The Mangrove Forests: - Mangroves are the plant-communities occurring in inter-tidal zones along the coasts of subtropical countries and Tropical countries. - Mangrove forests perform multiple ecological functions like production of woody trees, provision for habitat, food and spawning grounds facilities for fin-fish and shellfish, provide provision of habitat for different beautiful and... Continue Reading →


“You might get some serial killers who are born with a chip missing, but for the most part I don’t think anyone is born bad.”-Benicio Del Toro INTRODUCTION It is always believed that a woman who brings precious lives into the world cannot be so barbaric to end them. But the scenario is not always... Continue Reading →


if you alter your behaviour because you are frightened Of how your partner will react, you are being abusedSandra Horley Violence is the intentional physical force to hurt or kill someone which results in injury, deprivation, or death. There is no specific definition of violence against women. Domestic violence is gender- based violence that is... Continue Reading →


Gender justice is a human right where all women and girls are entitled to live their lives in dignity and freedom without any fear. Gender justice can only be achieved by sharing Powers and responsibility between men and women with out any dissemination. Women’s are considered as vulnerable , this is because the women around... Continue Reading →

Male Standards for Women in The Construction Sector

The infrastructure sector is on the path of recovery from the shock caused due to pandemic. This sector provided job opportunities to millions of women as construction workers in the pre-crisis period. However, due to covid, these women lost their jobs and still remain unemployed. Today, the representation of women in the construction works have... Continue Reading →

Legal Family structure: Oppressive and heteronormative

In Indian society, the institution of the family is ingrained in sociocultural sexism having heteronormative parochial views where monogamy takes supersedence. There is no single definition of what constitutes a family. However, it is recognized that a family is an integral unit of society formed by interpersonal relationships. The broader and widely accepted definition in... Continue Reading →

Rhea Chakraborty’s Controversy: A Reflection upon the gender based angles.

On the sudden demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty was made the scapegoat. Together the society, media and politicians shattered her image. The allegations upon Rhea were that she drove Sushant to commit suicide by controlling him mentally. For doing this, she separated Sushant from his family and put him on wrong... Continue Reading →

Dalit legal activism in contemporary India. 

In ancient Indian society, a person's status, occupation, and all aspects of life were closely related to his caste. Brahmins (priests) have the highest status, Kshatriya (princes) are second, Vaishya (merchants or peasants and herdsmen), and Sudras (servants) have the lowest status. In addition to these, there are untouchables who were living at the bottom... Continue Reading →

Restructuring Caste and Class: Its Link With Patriarchy

This reflection paper is based upon my understanding of the reading ‘Of Rasoi ka kaam/Bathroom ka kaam: Perspectives of Women Domestic Workers’. “This reading begins with narrating how the idea of dirt is socially constructed. Dirt is something which has to be segregated from cleanliness.”[1] The author correlates dirt with domestic workers and brings several... Continue Reading →

Dowry under Dowry Prevention Act, 1961

The dowry is an ancient tradition found across cultures, religions, and time periods. It is not certain where dowries originated, but the custom takes place in wedding ceremonies even today. History And meaning of  Dowry A dowry is a gift of considerable monetary value given from either the bride or groom to their future spouse... Continue Reading →

The power of owning your identity.

Self-determination is a value judgment based on one's inner values, and human inner values are associated with the identity that "this is me.” To be identified and feel pride in one's identity, it is necessary to self proclaim the same. In the first place, when we decide by ourselves, the “self” is formed in the society... Continue Reading →


Community policing is a broad concept which is used to describe a range of programs and initiatives from those that closely involve members of the public in the routines of the police service. It may seem that the concept is vague actually but its advocates would rather have it this way because it may be... Continue Reading →

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