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5 Events that Led to the Establishment of a Daughter’s Right to Property

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This is a guest post written by Anuj Valiya Rakkanchath, a second-year student of the 3-year LLB course of Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai. In the recent past, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India held that daughters have a right to the ancestral property. In this article, we look at the background and the events leading up to the establishment of a daughter’s right to property.   Succession under the Hindu Succession Act,1956 Succession is the process by which all the earthly property of a now-dead person is dealt with by law. Inheritance is the transfer of rights of the property […]

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5 Basic Questions about Bail Answered

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This is a guest post written by Anurag Tiwary, a fourth-year student of Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Vishakhapatnam. Your Life, Liberty, and Freedom are all protected under the Constitution. They form part of your Fundamental rights enshrined within the Constitutional text. Few of them are granted to you by virtue of you being a citizen and few as persons irrespective of whether you’re a citizen or not. You are entitled to an action against the state if any of your fundamental rights are violated. That sounds fairly simple! Isn’t it? The Constitution and the courts stand with you as sentinels of […]

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5 Conditions for a Valid Marriage under Hindu Law

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This is a guest post written by Anuj Valiya Rakkanchath, a second-year student of the 3-year LLB course of Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Mumbai. Planning to elope with your partner and getting married in the temple, Bollywood style? Make sure you read this article and know what constitutes a valid marriage under the Hindu Law. What is Marriage under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955? The meaning of a marriage under the Hindu Personal Laws is not at all what you would expect. As per the Hindu personal law, marriage is considered to be the very foundation of a stable family […]

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5 Basic Rules of Evidence under the Indian Law

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What is Evidence We, humans, make a lot of assertions, claims, and allegations against each other almost as a routine. We do this as part of living our normal lives. We are also naturally tempted to prove what we claim or propose. Proving oneself often requires support from what is known as “evidence”. That’s where rules of evidence come into the picture. In this article, we will understand the five basic rules of evidence under the Indian Law. The fight on the Football Ground Remember in school when someone got violent on the football ground with you and argued that […]