Right of daughters by birth under Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005

“The law relating to a joint Hindu family governed by the Mitakshara law has undergone unprecedented changes. The said changes have been brought forward to address the growing need to merit equal treatment to the nearest female relatives, namely daughters… Continue Reading

Liberal Judicial Perceptions on Live-in-Relationships : Dignified Lives without Marriage

  No doubt exists as to that the people in India have lived together beyond and outside marriage even in the past. But the present scenario is different in two aspects – firstly the relationships in earlier days were kept… Continue Reading

All you need to know about Section 377, Indian Penal Code

The Supreme Court’s verdict in Justice K S Puttuswamy (Retd.) & Anr vs. Union of India on August 24th of 2017 declaring Right of Privacy as a fundamental right part of Article 21- Right to Protection of Life and Personal… Continue Reading

No viable method other than hanging: Oral Submission of Central Government

Advocate Rishi Malhotra had filed a petition last year before the Supreme Court of India seeking dignified death for the convicts. He had submitted that death by lethal injection is practised in several States in the U.S. The Law Commission… Continue Reading

Vacation benches of Apex Court to work during Winter breaks

During the last years, the Hon’ble Apex  Court has been constituting ‘Vacation Bench’ during its Summer Breaks. It made a debut to constitute similar Benches even during the Christmas Holidays, New Year Holidays and Winter Vacations of 2017-18. The Apex… Continue Reading

Manohar Lal Sharma v. Sanjay Leela Bhansali & ors. – Apex Court

The Certification of movie ‘Padmavati’ and its release have sparked anger across the country. Different matters and complaints have been filed before various Courts and authorities. In an order dated 20 November, 2017, the Hon’ble Apex Court noted that that the… Continue Reading