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THEORIES OF DIVORCE

THEORIES OF DIVORCE

There are different theories according to which a married couple can give divorce. These theories are the reasoning given behind the separation or ending the marriage. these can be categorized under the following points: Divorce at will This theory of divorce was prominent in the Muslim law. According to this theory a person can divorce…

Female Advocates Safety: A matter of concern

Female Advocates Safety: A matter of concern

Black coats, white bands, saying ‘ my lord’, preaching law, making people believe that if no one listens to your problems, the court will, that is an advocate for us. Law sees no caste, creed or gender and treats everyone equally. But is it really being preached in the courts of law? Female lawyers are…

Civil and Criminal law

Civil and Criminal law

Our legal system consists of various rules, regulations, laws and punishments. Remembering all of them for a layman can be very difficult. This is the reason most of us don’t know about the broad distinction between the laws and reasons for distinction between their punishments. Many of the citizens of our country tend to believe…

Women and Law

Women and Law

Change is something that has always remained constant in the position of women in our society. From getting equal rights in the Vedic age to deterioration in the medieval era because of the various invasions. The introduction of purdah and sati to again trying to return them the same prestige and honor in the present….

Unnao MLA Kuldeep Sengar charged for Rape by Delhi Court

Unnao MLA Kuldeep Sengar charged for Rape by Delhi Court

Delhi court has directed for charges to be framed against expelled MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in the Unnao rape case that was brought to the forefront last month when the survivor met with an accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli. Reportedly, the Tis Hazari court has found prima facie evidence to frame charges of rape,…

Article 370 and Article 35A of Constitution

Article 370 and Article 35A of Constitution

WHAT IS ARTICLE 370? Article 370 exempted Jammu and Kashmir from the Indian Constitution (except Article 1 and Article 370 itself) and permits the state to draft its own Constitution. It restricted Parliament’s legislative powers in respect of J&K. For extending a central law on subjects included in the Instrument of Accession (IoA), mere “consultation” with the state…

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

Crime and Psychology: Independent or Interrelated?

A crime is defined by various authors in different ways. In the most simple language, it can be said that a crime is an act forbidden under the law. Any act which the law considers harmful for the society is a crime, accompanied by a guilty mind. Actus reus non facit reum nisi mens sit…

14 Rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs Move SC Against Speaker

14 Rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs Move SC Against Speaker

14 Rebel Cong-JD(S) MLAs were disqualified from the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) alliance approached the Supreme Court against the Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar’s decision to disqualify them for the term of the present Assembly which expires in 2023. These include nine MLAs from the Congress — Pratapgouda Patil, BC Patil, Arbail Shivaram Hebbar, ST Somashekar, BA Basvaraja, Munirathna, AH…

HC Can’t Dispose Appeal Against Conviction On Merits When There is No Representation For The Convict:SC

HC Can’t Dispose Appeal Against Conviction On Merits When There is No Representation For The Convict:SC

In the case of Shankar V. State of Maharastra, Shankar was found guilty for the murder of his wife by the trial court and was given imprisonment for life. The accused appealed in HC against the same. since no one appeared in the court on behalf of the accused, the HC assumed that they no…

Delhi Government to cap the number of guests at marriages

Delhi Government to cap the number of guests at marriages

After the sad demise of three young children due to starvation, The Supreme Court Of India came in between in December, 2018. The court laid down a relation between people dying due to starvation and food being wasted in marriages. They send across a message to authorities to serve public instead of commercial interest of…

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