Live in Relationships in India

LIVE-IN RELATIONSHIPS LAW IN INDIA Marriage is a civil and social institution, the importance of which is becoming highly uncertain in many young and urban minds. Couples now tend to test their partnership and intimacy before knotting. While in some cases the financial pressure of marriage is too hard to bear; in others, partners are... Continue Reading →

Ethics during the Medival Period 2

ETHICS IN GITA Bhagavad Gita, the famous dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna in the middle of the Kurukshetra battle, popularly considered as a sacred text of moral code, is a liberating text. As even Arjuna surrenders to Krishna,  pleading for removal of his confusion and inability to decide in this crucial moment, Krishna begins by... Continue Reading →

Should same sex marriage be legalised in India 2

In the Naz Foundation v. Government of NCT of Delhi and others, It is argued that the Delhi High Court in Naz Foundation (supra) has  referred  to  and  analysed  the  concept  of  morality and ultimately struck down § 377 IPC clearly stating that carnal intercourse  between  homosexuals  and  heterosexuals  with  consent cannot be an... Continue Reading →

Offences against Property – Part 1

As we know that a property can be divided into two parts; movable property and immovable property. Any offences committed related to the property whether movable or immovable will be punishable under the provisions of Indian Penal Code, 1860. 1. THEFT:- Sec 378 of IPC defines theft as: Whoever, intending to take dishonestly any movable property... Continue Reading →

Right to Private Defence – Part 2

This article deals with rest of section of Right to private defence. All the sections mentioned in the article hereunder are from the Indian Penal Code Sec 98 deals with right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind etc. It states that when an act, which would otherwise be a... Continue Reading →

Right to Defence – Part 1

A state is under obligation to protect the life and property of its subject. But it is not possible for a state, howsoever resourceful and organised it may be, to depute a policeman to every individual for protecting his body and property. A state can never extend its help to all at all times and... Continue Reading →

Marriage under Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act

Parsi is defined under sec. 2(7) of the Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936:- A ‘parsi’ means a ‘Parsi Zoroastrian’. Any person following the Zoroastrian faith need not necessarily be a Parsi. It is more of a racial connotation and has nothing to do with religious profession. The word takes its derivation from ‘pers’ or... Continue Reading →

Wrongful Restraint and wrongful confinement

There under Indian constitution, in Articles19 and 21, every citizen in the territory of India has the right to freedom of movement and personal liberty is guaranteed. In support of this goal set out in the Constitution, the IPC shall lay down criminal penalties in the event of an individual violating the freedom of movement... Continue Reading →

Marriage under Christian Marriage Act, 1872

Every religion has their own laws for marriage and divorce. This article will provide the provisions for marriage under Christian law. Many Centuries ago, Christians came to India and settled in this country. When East India Company assumed ruling power in India and established its own courts. With the establishment of the Supreme Courts, the... Continue Reading →

General Exception under Indian Penal Code 2

This article will provide further information on the chapter of General Exceptions. In this article we will talk about section 81 to 84 of the IPC. 1. NECESSITY Sec 81 of IPC recognises the doctrine of necessity as a defence against criminal liability. It is based on two maxims: “Quod necessitas non habet legem” which... Continue Reading →

General Exceptions under Indian Penal Code

GENERAL EXCEPTION UNDER IPC- PART 1 Chapter IV of IPC, comprising sec 76-106, exempts certain acts from criminal liability. Though the act of an accused prima facie falls within the terms of an offence, does not constitute an offence if it is covered by the exceptions given under this chapter. A wrongdoer, who has committed... Continue Reading →

Men – Rape Victims in India

Rape is commonly described as a crime committed by men against women. It has been conceptualised as the sexual victimisation of women by male preparers who manifest rape-supporting patriarchal culture. In fact, however it has been discovered that there are a large number of rapes and that other victims of sexual assault are male, but... Continue Reading →

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