section 497

SECTION 497 AND THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

The word adultery originates from the Latin word “adulterium”. Adultery is supposed to be a consensual sexual act between a married person and another person with an irrelevant marital status. It is prohibited by almost all religious groups, cultures and is considered as inexcusable on the basis of morality as well. Adultery according to the […]

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Family Courts Act

BLOG- Looking into the Family Courts Act

INTRODUCTION For faster trial and quick disposal of matrimonial disputes, Family Courts are established in India. In view of an increase in the incidence of matrimonial disputes and increasing pendency of the cases in civil and criminal courts, Judges, women organizations etc. requested the Central Government to pass a special legislation to deal exclusively with […]

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Divorce by Mutual Consent

BLOG- What you need to know about Divorce by Mutual Consent

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 is the umbrella legislation governing all Hindus in India. Sec. 13-B of the act provides for Divorce by mutual consent which acts as a matrimonial remedy. In today’s era, with matrimonial conflicts on the rise, Divorce by mutual consent acts as the easiest remedy available. Divorce by mutual consent is […]

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ORDER AND JUSTICE

BLOG- LAW AS A SYNTHESIS OF ORDER AND JUSTICE

Introduction The institution of law is analysed in terms of two basic terms. These concepts are order and justice. They are indispensable for understanding the formal structure and substantive objective of the law. These concepts and their relationship with each other is discussed further. Order The term order is generally used in describing the formal […]

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husband's salary

HIGH COURT- Wife is Entitled to Know the husband’s salary

The Madhya Pradesh High Court, on May 15, 2018, upheld the order of Central Information Commission while observing that a wife is entitled to know husband’s salary. The petition was filed by the wife, seeking maintenance from her husband, alleging that her husband being a high and reputed officer in Telecommunication Department (BSNL) drawing salary […]

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Photocopy of Court Records are Admissible: SC

A Supreme Court Bench, comprising Justice AK Goel and RF Nariman, in Asian Resurfacing of Road Agency P. Ltd. And Anr. Vs. Central Bureau of Investigation, directed that whenever original record has been summoned by an appellate or revision court, photocopy or scanned copy of the same must be kept for its reference and original […]

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oath by Elected Representatives

In Legislation there should be Oath By Elected Representatives: SC’s Guidelines

The supreme court, in recent judgment of Ram Pal Singh vs. State of U.P. & Ors., under the civil appellate jurisdiction, Justice Madan B Lokur, suggested that member of legislative assembly or local body should face serious consequences, if, in case, elected representatives had not subscribed for not taking oath of office, within a specified […]

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Danish woman rape case

HIGH COURT- Justice to Danish Woman Rape Case

Last week, Delhi High Court upheld the judgement of life imprisonment of five convicts for raping and robbing a Danish woman in Delhi on January 14, 2014. Justice was given to the woman in Danish Woman Rape Case. The bench, comprising Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta, rejecting the appeals, filed by convicts, charged of gang […]

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Securities Appellate Tribunal

Securities Appellate Tribunal – Its Structure, Power and Rulings

Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has been constituted in order to perform the quasi judicial functions. SAT has been established under section 15K of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992. It is located in Mumbai. The Securities and Exchange Board of India has been empowered with protection of the interests of investors. In […]

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